#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Thursday September 17, 1987

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 17, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Anthony Padilla and Daren Kagasoff. In that special week of September people in US were listening to I Just Can't Stop Loving You by Michael Jackson. In UK Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley was in the top 5 hits. Housekeeping, directed by Bill Forsyth, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Hot Flashes by Barbara Raskin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching G-Force: Guardians of Space. If you liked videogames you were probably playing HardBall! or Elixir.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1987 or at September 17 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 17 September 1987 and get them!

What the sky looked like on 17 September 1987

Get the star map showing the sky over this special date

Get the map of the stars on your day

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Housekeeping

Directed by: Bill Forsyth

Starring: Christine Lahti, Sara Walker, Andrea Burchill, Anne Pitoniak

More info

Crazy Love

Directed by: Dominique Deruddere

Starring: Josse De Pauw, Geert Hunaerts, Michael Pas, Gene Bervoets

More info

Faceless

Directed by: Jesús Franco

Starring: Helmut Berger, Brigitte Lahaie, Telly Savalas, Christopher Mitchum

More info

Promised Land

Directed by: Michael Hoffman

Starring: Jason Gedrick, Kiefer Sutherland, Meg Ryan, Tracy Pollan

More info

Rolling Vengeance

Directed by: Steven Hilliard Stern

Starring: Don Michael Paul, Lawrence Dane, Ned Beatty, Lisa Howard

More info

Personalized book about You

Personalized book about You

Your book about what happened on 17 September 1987

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

G-Force: Guardians of Space

More info

Fridolin

More info

Universum

Starring: Otto Clemens

Country: Austria

Pulaski: The TV Detective

Written by: Roy Clarke

Starring: David Andrews, Caroline Langrishe, Kate Harper, Rolf Saxon

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Kamen Raidâ Burakku

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 17 September 1987!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 September 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
  • United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
  • Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
  • Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 17 September
Facts:
  • Philadelphia celebrates 200th anniversary of Constitution
  • At a small rally in Harlem, televangelist Marion Robertson announces his candidacy for the 1988 Republican presidential nomination.

Search For Your Ancestors

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 17, 1987 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on September 17, 1987 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

See astronomy profile for 17 September 1987

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 17 September 1987 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in September 1987?

Life magazine Beano comics

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Hot Flashes

By: Barbara Raskin

Hot Flashes, by Raskin, Barbara

More info

The Five Bells And Bladebone

By: Martha Grimes

In this ninth Richard Jury novel, a beautiful antique offers more than its market value when dealer Marshall Trueblood unwittingly discovers a corpse stuffed inside the rosewood desk he has just

More info

The Haunted Mesa

By: Louis L'Amour

The Navajo called them the Anasazi, the “ancient enemy,” and their abandoned cities haunt the canyons and plateaus of the Southwest.

More info

The Songlines

By: Bruce Chatwin

Bruce Chatwin-author of In Patagonia-ventures into the desolate land of Outback Australia to learn the meaning of the Aborginals' ancient "Dreaming-tracks."

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Pac-Mania

Platform: Acorn Archimedes, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MSX2, Nintendo Entertainment System, Sega Master System, Sega Genesis/Mega Drive, X68000, ZX Spectrum, Zeebo, Game Boy Advance, Microsoft

Genre: Maze

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Atari Games; NA Tengen; EU Domark; EU Grandslam

More info
Dream Zone

Dream Zone

Platform: Apple IIGS, Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Baudville

HardBall!

HardBall!

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Atari 8-bit family, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Macintosh, MSX, Sega Genesis, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Traditional baseball simulation

Publisher: Accolade

Fire Power

Fire Power

Platform: Amiga, Apple IIGS, DOS, Atari ST, Commodore 64, WebTV

Genre: Action

Publisher: MicroIllusions

Elixir

Elixir

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Platform game, Puzzle game

Publisher: Superior Software

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Lady and the Tramp

Studio: The Walt Disney Company

More info

Ruthless People

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

More info

84 Charing Cross Road

Studio: Columbia Pictures

More info

Crocodile Dundee

Studio: Paramount Pictures

More info

The Wraith

Studio: Orion Pictures

More info

#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why September 17, 1987 is such a special date for you!