Sunday April 19, 1987

US date format: 4/19/1987, UK date format: 19/4/1987

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 19, 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 Maria Sharapova and Daniel Schuhmacher. In that special week of April people in US were listening to I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) by Aretha Franklin. In UK La Isla Bonita by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Beauty and the Beast, directed by Eugene Marner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Red Storm Rising by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Roxie. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cleopatra no Mahō or The Hunt for Red October.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Republic Day (Sierra Leone).
  • Declaration of Independence Day (Venezuela).
  • Easter Sunday 1908, 1981, 1987, 1992. In the Gregorian Calendar Easter Sunday falls on 19 April more often than on any other date.
  • Bicycle Day.
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Events

  • Gregory Robertson does 200-mph free fall to save unconscious skydiver.
  • Milt Kahl dies of cancer (born 1909). He worked on Walt Disney Company animation for 22 short films, and 24 feature films.
  • Last wild condor captured on California wildlife reserve.
  • Jan Stephenson wins LPGA Santa Barbara Golf Open.
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Movies

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Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

Directed by: Eugene Marner

Starring: John Savage, Rebecca De Mornay, Yossi Graber, Michael Schneider

Rumpelstiltskin

Rumpelstiltskin

Directed by: David Irving

Starring: Amy Irving, Billy Barty, Clive Revill, Priscilla Pointer

The Allnighter

The Allnighter

Directed by: Tamar Simon Hoffs

Starring: Susanna Hoffs, Dedee Pfeiffer, Joan Cusack, John Terlesky

Prick Up Your Ears

Prick Up Your Ears

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: Gary Oldman, Alfred Molina, Vanessa Redgrave, Wallace Shawn

Zhong hua zhan shi

Zhong hua zhan shi

Directed by: David Chung

Starring: Michelle Yeoh, Richard Ng, Tung-Shing Yee, Lowell Lo

TV Series

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Roxie

Roxie

Directed by: Nick Frangione

Albert Schweitzer

Albert Schweitzer

Directed by: Gavin Millar

After Dark

After Dark

Starring: Tony Wilson, Matthew Parris, Helena Kennedy, Isaac Evans

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Shoe People

The Shoe People

Down and Out in Beverly Hills

Down and Out in Beverly Hills

Days to next April 19

If April 19, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 5 months, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 23 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Red Storm Rising by Tom Clancy

Red Storm Rising

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Tom Clancy, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Ryan novels--including his latest blockbusters Command Authority and Threat Vector--delivers an electrifying tale of international conflict.Using

Windmills Of The Gods by Sidney Sheldon

Windmills Of The Gods

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She's on the glinting edge of East-West confrontation, a beautiful and accomplished scholar who has suddenly become our newest ambassador to an Iron Curtain country, a woman who is about to

Boone by T. Boone Pickens Jr

Boone

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First printing of the first edition. Neff B224. Pickens was CEO of Mesa Petroleum, and for a time a person of national stature in the corporate world.

Bolt by Dick Francis

Bolt

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Kit Fielding will do whatever it takes to stop the killing of racehorses. Not an easy task considering that the woman he adores is leaving him, an international arms dealer is

Hold On by Sam Donaldson

Hold On

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Random House, 1987. 1stED, non-fiction, news, journalist. 1st edition, So Stated, NEAR FINE in NEAR FINE Dust Jacket, Hardcover, Mylar protected.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cleopatra no Mahō

Cleopatra no Mahō

Platform: Family Computer Disk System

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Square

Booby Kids

Booby Kids

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action

Publisher: Nihon Bussan

Emerald Mine

Emerald Mine

Genre: Scrolling tile-based puzzle game

Publisher: Kingsoft

Tecmo Bowl

Tecmo Bowl

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, Famicom, PlayChoice-10, Game Boy, Mobile phone, Virtual Console

Publisher: Tecmo

The Hunt for Red October

The Hunt for Red October

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIgs, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum, MSX

Genre: Submarine simulator

Publisher: Argus Press Software Ltd.

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 19, 1987?

On April 19, 1987 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is April 19, 1987?

On April 19, 1987 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 19, 1987?

On April 19, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 19, 1987?

On April 19, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 19, 1987?

On April 19, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 19, 1987?

On April 19, 1987 several famous people were born including, Maria Sharapova, Daniel Schuhmacher, Joe Hart.

Which famous people died on April 19, 1987?

Famous people died on April 19, 1987 include, Hugh "Lumpy" Brannum, Maxwell D Taylor.

What was the number one song in April 19, 1987?

The number one song in the week of April 19, 1987 was I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) by Aretha Franklin in US and La Isla Bonita by Madonna in UK.

What were the top hits on April 19, 1987?

The top hits on April 19, 1987 were I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) by Aretha Franklin, Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship, Don't Dream It's Over by Crowded House in US and La Isla Bonita by Madonna, Let It Be by Ferry Aid, Respectable by Mel & Kim in UK.


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