Wednesday November 18, 1987

US date format: 11/18/1987, UK date format: 18/11/1987

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 18, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Jake Abel and Joe Cada. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Mony Mony Live by Billy Idol. In UK China In Your Hand by T'Pau was in the top 5 hits. Moonstruck, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Sarum by Edward Rutherfurd was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Finders Keepers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Getsu Fūma Den or Bases Loaded.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Latvia - Independence Day (1918)
  • Also see November 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul ; Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne ; also St Mawes, St Odo of Cluny, St Romanus of Antioch
  • Venezuela - Feast of the Virgen de Chiquinquir�, also known as la Chinita, in the western state of Zulia
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Events

  • Congressional committee reports on Iran-Contra affair
  • Cubs Andre Dawson is 1st from last-place club ever to win an MVP
  • U.S. Senate and House panels release reports charging President Ronald Reagan with 'ultimate responsibility' for the Iran-Contra affair.

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Movies

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Moonstruck

Moonstruck

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Cher, Nicolas Cage, Olympia Dukakis, Danny Aiello

Country: United States of America

Cobra Verde

Cobra Verde

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Klaus Kinski, King Ampaw, José Lewgoy, Salvatore Basile

3 Men and a Baby

3 Men and a Baby

Directed by: Leonard Nimoy

Starring: Tom Selleck, Steve Guttenberg, Ted Danson, Nancy Travis

Country: United States of America

Flowers in the Attic

Flowers in the Attic

Directed by: Jeffrey Bloom

Starring: Louise Fletcher, Victoria Tennant, Kristy Swanson, Jeb Stuart Adams

Country: United States of America

Hearts of Fire

Hearts of Fire

Directed by: Richard Marquand

Starring: Bob Dylan, Fiona, Rupert Everett, Julian Glover

TV Series

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Finders Keepers

Finders Keepers

Directed by: Bryan Carberry

Anime san jushi

Anime san jushi

Directed by: Keiji Hayakawa

Worzel Gummidge Down Under

Worzel Gummidge Down Under

Frank's Place

Frank's Place

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Directed by: Helaine Head

Starring: Tim Reid, Robert Harper, Daphne Reid, Francesca P. Roberts

Country: United States of America

Rahan - Fils des âges farouches

Rahan - Fils des âges farouches

Days to next November 18

If November 18, 1987 is your birthday you're 32 years, 10 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 22 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Sarum by Edward Rutherfurd

Sarum

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A masterpiece that is breathtaking in its scope, SARUM is an epic novel that traces the entire turbulent course of English history.

Chronicle Of The 20Th Century by Clifton Daniel

Chronicle Of The 20Th Century

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There's never been anything like it. Imagine being able to sweep your eyes over the incredible riches and excitement of our century as reported in the important" News of the Day"

Heaven And Hell by John Jakes

Heaven And Hell

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The bestselling saga that has sold more than 5 million copies.The books that inspired the smash-hit television miniseries.Beautifully repackaged for the Dutton hardcover release of On Secret Service--John Jakes's long-awaited return

Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow

Presumed Innocent

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Hailed as the most suspenseful and compelling novel in decades, PRESUMED INNOCENT brings to life our worst nightmare: that of an ordinary citizen facing conviction for the most terrible of all

The Great Depression Of 1990 by Ravi Batra

The Great Depression Of 1990

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From Jacket Flap: Startling in its revelations, bold in its predictions, and overwhelmingly convincing in the evidence it offers, "The Great Depression of 1990" demonstrates that we are headed toward an

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Getsu Fūma Den

Getsu Fūma Den

Platform: Family Computer, Virtual Console, I-Revo

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: Konami

Grange Hill

Grange Hill

Platform: Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC

Genre: Adventure

Golvellius

Golvellius

Platform: MSX, Sega Master System, iPhone OS

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Compile, Sega

Bases Loaded

Bases Loaded

Platform: Arcade, NES, Game Boy, Virtual Console

Genre: Sports: Baseball

Publisher: Jaleco

Fire Power

Fire Power

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

Genre: Action

Publisher: MicroIllusions

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on November 18, 1987?

On November 18, 1987 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is November 18, 1987?

On November 18, 1987 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on November 18, 1987?

On November 18, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 18, 1987?

On November 18, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on November 18, 1987?

On November 18, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on November 18, 1987?

On November 18, 1987 several famous people were born including, Jake Abel, Joe Cada, Hitomi Harada

Which famous people died on November 18, 1987?

Famous people died on November 18, 1987 include, Jacques Anquetil

What was the number one song in November 18, 1987?

The number one song in the week of November 18, 1987 was Mony Mony Live by Billy Idol in US and China In Your Hand by T'Pau in UK

What were the top hits on November 18, 1987?

The top hits on November 18, 1987 were Mony Mony Live by Billy Idol, (I've Had) The Time Of My Life by Bill Medley, Heaven Is A Place On Earth by Belinda Carlisle in US and China In Your Hand by T'Pau, Got My Mind Set On You by George Harrison, Whenever You Need Somebody by Rick Astley in UK


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