Sunday September 20, 1987

US date format: 9/20/1987, UK date format: 20/9/1987

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 20, 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 Olga Savchuk and Gain (singer). 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 Dirk Gently'S Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas Adams was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Frank's Place. If you liked videogames you were probably playing ALF: The First Adventure or Blasteroids.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • 39th Emmy Awards: LA Law, Bruce Willis and Sharon Gless wins
  • Dwight Clark ends NFL streak of 105 consecutive game receptions
  • Jan Stephenson wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
  • Alain Prost wins record 28th Formula one auto race.
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Movies

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Housekeeping

Housekeeping

Directed by: Bill Forsyth

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

Crazy Love

Crazy Love

Directed by: Dominique Deruddere

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

Faceless

Faceless

Directed by: Jesús Franco

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

Promised Land

Promised Land

Directed by: Michael Hoffman

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

Rolling Vengeance

Rolling Vengeance

Directed by: Steven Hilliard Stern

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

Sport Games on September 20, 1987

Sport Games on September 20, 1987


NFL

American Football
  • Dallas Cowboys - New York Giants : 16 - 14
  • Denver Broncos - Green Bay Packers : 17 - 17
  • Detroit Lions - Los Angeles Raiders : 7 - 27
  • Houston Oilers - Buffalo Bills : 30 - 34
  • Kansas City Chiefs - Seattle Seahawks : 14 - 43
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TV Series

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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

G-Force: Guardians of Space

G-Force: Guardians of Space

Universum

Universum

Starring: Otto Clemens

Country: Austria

Pulaski: The TV Detective

Pulaski: The TV Detective

Written by:

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Kamen Raidâ Burakku

Kamen Raidâ Burakku

Days to next September 20

If September 20, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 22 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Dirk Gently'S Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas Adams

Dirk Gently'S Holistic Detective Agency

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From Douglas Adams, the legendary author of one of the most beloved science fiction novels of all time, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, comes a wildly inventive novel—in trade paperback

Weep No More, My Lady by Mary Higgins Clark

Weep No More, My Lady

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Elizabeth Lange has arrived at Cypress Point Spa in Pebble Beach, California, weary of heart and soul. Still grieving for her beloved sister, a famous actress who plunged to her death

Hot Flashes by Barbara Raskin

Hot Flashes

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Hot Flashes, by Raskin, Barbara

The Songlines by Bruce Chatwin

The Songlines

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

The Haunted Mesa by Louis L'Amour

The Haunted Mesa

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

ALF: The First Adventure

ALF: The First Adventure

Platform: Apple II Atari ST Commodore 64 MS-DOS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Box Office

Andy Capp: The Game

Andy Capp: The Game

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure

Deathlord

Deathlord

Platform: Commodore 64 Apple II

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Bismarck

Bismarck

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Atari 8-bit

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: UK Mirrorsoft; US Datasoft

Blasteroids

Blasteroids

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, C64/128, MSX, MS-DOS PC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Atari Games (coin-op), Image Works (home ports)

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on September 20, 1987?

On September 20, 1987 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is September 20, 1987?

On September 20, 1987 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on September 20, 1987?

On September 20, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on September 20, 1987?

On September 20, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on September 20, 1987?

On September 20, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on September 20, 1987?

On September 20, 1987 several famous people were born including, Olga Savchuk, Gain (singer), Reza Ghoochannejhad.

Which famous people died on September 20, 1987?

Famous people died on September 20, 1987 include, Michael Stewart.

What was the number one song in September 20, 1987?

The number one song in the week of September 20, 1987 was I Just Can't Stop Loving You by Michael Jackson in US and Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley in UK.

What were the top hits on September 20, 1987?

The top hits on September 20, 1987 were I Just Can't Stop Loving You by Michael Jackson, Didn't We Almost Have It All by Whitney Houston, La Bamba by Los Lobos in US and Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley, Pump Up The Volume / Anitina (The First Time I See She Dance) by MARRS, Wipeout by The Fat Boys & The Beach Boys in UK.


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