Saturday December 19, 1987
US date format: 12/19/1987, UK date format: 19/12/1987
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 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 Karim Benzema and Ronan Farrow.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Faith by George Michael.
In UK Always On My Mind by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits.
Bad Taste, directed by Peter Jackson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Kaleidoscope by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Finders Keepers.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barbarian: The Ultimate Warrior or John Elway's Quarterback.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 19, 1987?
- 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
- Roman festivals - Opalia
- Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Gari Kasparov becomes world chess champion.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 19, 1987?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- George Michael - Faith
- Whitesnake - Is This Love
- Whitney Houston - So Emotional
- Debbie Gibson - Shake Your Love
- George Harrison - Got My Mind Set On You
- Jody Watley - Don't You Want Me
- Belinda Carlisle - Heaven Is A Place On Earth
- Pretty Poison - Catch Me (I'm Falling)
- Steve Winwood - Valerie
- Sting - We'll Be Together
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Roger - I Want To Be Your Man
- Levert - My Forever Love
- Earth, Wind & Fire - System of Survival
- Michael Jackson - The Way You Make Me Feel
- Natalie Cole - I Live For Your Love
- Whitney Houston - So Emotional
- Stevie Wonder - Skeletons
- Meli'sa Morgan - If You Can Do It: I Can Too!!
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Love Overboard
- Tony Terry - She's Fly
Sport Games on December 19, 1987
- Green Bay Packers - New York Giants : 10 - 20
- Kansas City Chiefs - Denver Broncos : 17 - 20
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next December 19If December 19, 1987 is your birthday you're 32 years, 9 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 21 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 19, 1987?
On December 19, 1987 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is December 19, 1987?
On December 19, 1987 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.
Who was the US President on December 19, 1987?
On December 19, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 19, 1987?
On December 19, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on December 19, 1987?
On December 19, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 19, 1987?
On December 19, 1987 several famous people were born including, Karim Benzema, Ronan Farrow, Keith Carlos.
What was the number one song in December 19, 1987?
The number one song in the week of December 19, 1987 was Faith by George Michael in US and Always On My Mind by Pet Shop Boys in UK.
What were the top hits on December 19, 1987?
The top hits on December 19, 1987 were Faith by George Michael, Is This Love by Whitesnake, So Emotional by Whitney Houston in US and Always On My Mind by Pet Shop Boys, China In Your Hand by T'Pau, When I Fall In Love by Rick Astley in UK.