Monday September 21, 1987

US date format: 9/21/1987, UK date format: 21/9/1987

The day of the week was Monday, under the astrological sign of Virgo (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on September 21, 1987).

Famous birthdays on this day include Ryan Guzman and Clara Alonso.

The number one song in US was Didn't We Almost Have It All by Whitney Houston. Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley was #1 song in the UK.

The Last Emperor, directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1987 while Life And Death In Shanghai by Nien Cheng was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Anime san jushi. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blazer or China Warrior.

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.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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September 21, 1987 Events

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Historical Events

  • 3 Belgian minesweepers depart to Persians Gulf

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September 21, 1987 Famous Birthdays


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How old am I?

If September 21, 1987 is your birthday you are 35 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on September 21.

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Movies

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The Last Emperor

The Last Emperor

Release year: 1987

Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring: John Lone, Joan Chen, Peter O'Toole, Ruocheng Ying

Country: United States of America

Opera

Opera

Release year: 1987

Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: Sebastiano Somma, Daria Nicolodi, Barbara Cupisti, Cristina Marsillach, Urbano Barberini, Carola Stagnaro, William McNamara, Ian Charleson, Cristina Giachino, Francesca Cassola, Antonella Vitale, György Gyõriványi

Country: Italy

Quella villa in fondo al parco

Quella villa in fondo al parco

Release year: 1987

Directed by: Giuliano Carnimeo

Starring: David Warbeck, Janet Agren, Eva Grimaldi, Luisa Menon

Country: Italy

Forever Evil

Forever Evil

Release year: 1987

Directed by: Roger Evans

Starring: Red Mitchell, Tracey Huffman, Charles L. Trotter, Kent T. Johnson

Housekeeping

Housekeeping

Release year: 1987

Directed by: Bill Forsyth

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

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Music charts

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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Didn't We Almost Have It Allyoutube
  2. - Here I Go Againyoutube
  3. - I Just Can't Stop Loving You
  4. - I Heard A Rumour
  5. - Lost In Emotion

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Never Gonna Give You Upyoutube
  2. - Pump Up The Volume / Anitina (The First Time I See She Dance)
  3. - Wipeout
  4. - Some People
  5. - What Have I Done To Deserve This

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - I Need Love
  2. - Lost In Emotion
  3. - (You're Puttin') A Rush On Me
  4. - Didn't We Almost Have It Allyoutube
  5. - No One In The World

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - La Bambayoutube
  2. - Ahora Te Puedes Marchar
  3. - Que no se rompa la noche
  4. - Tu carcel
  5. - Me Pase De La Cuenta
Sport Games on September 21, 1987

Sport Games on September 21, 1987


NFL

American Football
  • New England Patriots - New York Jets : 24 - 43
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TV Series

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Anime san jushi

Anime san jushi

Release year: 1987

Directed by: Keiji Hayakawa

Worzel Gummidge Down Under

Worzel Gummidge Down Under

Release year: 1987

Frank's Place

Frank's Place

Release year: 1987

Written by:

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

Release year: 1987

Sea Hunt

Sea Hunt

Release year: 1987

Written by:

Starring: Lloyd Bridges

Country: United States of America

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Life And Death In Shanghai by Nien Cheng

Life And Death In Shanghai

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This is a first-hand account from China of China's cultural revolution. Red Guards placed Nien Cheng under house arrest. He was an anglophile who fluently spoke English and worked for Shell in Shanghai.

Love, Medicine & Miracles by Bernie S. Siegel

Love, Medicine & Miracles

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The immune system's strongest stimulant is unconditional love. Love heals. Every day, miracles occur to extraordinary patients - those who love and have the courage of working with their doctors to help them recover.

The Haunted Mesa by Louis L'Amour

The Haunted Mesa

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They were called the Anasazi by the Navajo, which means "ancient enemy" and their abandoned cities haunt the plateaus and canyons of the Southwest.

Sarum by Edward Rutherfurd

Sarum

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SARUM, a masterpiece of epic proportions, is a novel that charts the turbulent history of English literature.

Postcards From The Edge by Carrie Fisher

Postcards From The Edge

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The bestselling Hollywood novel by the wise author of Wishful Drinking and Shockaholic was made into a movie with Meryl Streep and Shirley MacLaine.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Blazer

Blazer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Isometric shooter

Publisher: Namco

China Warrior

China Warrior

Platform: TurboGrafx 16/PC Engine, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network, Mobile phone

Genre: Beat'em up

Publisher: Hudson Soft, NEC

Batty

Batty

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Action

Black Tiger

Black Tiger

Platform: Arcade / Various

Genre: Hack and slash, Platform game

Publisher: Capcom

Battle of Britain

Battle of Britain

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Personal Software Services

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on September 21, 1987?

On September 21, 1987 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is September 21, 1987?

On September 21, 1987 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on September 21, 1987?

On September 21, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on September 21, 1987?

On September 21, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on September 21, 1987?

On September 21, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on September 21, 1987?

On September 21, 1987 several famous people were born including, Ryan Guzman, Clara Alonso, Jimmy Clausen.

Which famous people died on September 21, 1987?

Famous people died on September 21, 1987 include, Ruth Attaway, Jaco Pastorius, Jaco Pastorius (35).

What was the number one song in September 21, 1987?

The number one song in the week of September 21, 1987 was Didn't We Almost Have It All by Whitney Houston in US and Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley in UK.

What were the top hits on September 21, 1987?

The top hits on September 21, 1987 were Didn't We Almost Have It All by Whitney Houston, Here I Go Again by Whitesnake, I Just Can't Stop Loving You by Michael Jackson 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.