Friday August 21, 1987
US date format: 8/21/1987, UK date format: 21/8/1987
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 21, 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 Cody Kasch and Kim Kibum.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Who's That Girl by Madonna.
In UK La Bamba by Los Lobos was in the top 5 hits.
The Dead, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while The Great Depression Of 1990 by Ravi Batra 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 Arkanoid - Revenge of Doh or Avengers.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 21, 1987?
- Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
- Orthodox - Thaddaeus
- RC saints - Pope Pius X
- Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
- Clayton Lonetree, first US Marine court-martialed for spying, convicted.
- At the Laguna Seca Raceway in Monterey, California, the 14th Annual Monterey Historic Automobile Races are held, over three days. About 50,000 people attend. Chevrolet holds its official 75th birthday party. Many historic Corvettes are on display and 34 participate in races, including the 1957 Corvette SS, 1960 Le Mans Corvette, CERV I, CERV II, 1959 Stingray, 1970 Manta Ray, 1977 Aerovette, two 1956 Corvette SR-2s, 1969 Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corvette, 1971 ZR-2 Corvette, 1963 Z06 Corvette,
- Karl Bruck: Entertainer.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 21, 1987?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Madonna - Who's That Girl
- Los Lobos - La Bamba
- Suzanne Vega - Luka
- Richard Marx - Don't Mean Nothing
- George Michael - I Want Your Sex
- U2 - I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
- Debbie Gibson - Only In My Dreams
- The Whispers - Rock Steady
- T'Pau - Heart And Soul
- Michael Jackson - I Just Can't Stop Loving You
Top #4 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Levert - Casanova
- Natalie Cole - Jump Start
- Smokey Robinson - One Heartbeat
- Force M.D.'s - Love Is A House
- Georgio - Tina Cherry
- Michael Jackson With Siedah Garrett - I Just Can't Stop Loving You
- Freddie Jackson - Jam Tonight
- Luther Vandross - I Really Didn't Mean It
- Dionne Warwick & Jeffrey Osborne - Love Power
- Kool & The Gang - Holiday
Top #1 Latin songs
- Luis Miguel - Ahora Te Puedes Marchar
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 21If August 21, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 1 month, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 23 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 August 21, 1987?
On August 21, 1987 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is August 21, 1987?
On August 21, 1987 the zodiac sign was Leo.
Who was the US President on August 21, 1987?
On August 21, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 21, 1987?
On August 21, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on August 21, 1987?
On August 21, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 21, 1987?
On August 21, 1987 several famous people were born including, Cody Kasch, Kim Kibum, Sana Khan.
Which famous people died on August 21, 1987?
Famous people died on August 21, 1987 include, Karl Bruck.
What was the number one song in August 21, 1987?
The number one song in the week of August 21, 1987 was Who's That Girl by Madonna in US and La Bamba by Los Lobos in UK.
What were the top hits on August 21, 1987?
The top hits on August 21, 1987 were Who's That Girl by Madonna, La Bamba by Los Lobos, Luka by Suzanne Vega in US and La Bamba by Los Lobos, I Just Can't Stop Loving You by Michael Jackson With Siedah Garrett, Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley in UK.