Friday May 22, 1987

US date format: 5/22/1987, UK date format: 22/5/1987

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 22, 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 Novak Djokovic and Arturo Vidal. In that special week of May people in US were listening to With Or Without You by U2. In UK Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship was in the top 5 hits. The Untouchables, directed by Brian De Palma, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Glory Days by Dave Marsh was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Roxie. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crystal Quest or Final Fantasy.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
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Events

  • 30 killed in a Texas tornado.
  • Hashimpura massacre in Meerut city of India.

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Movies

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The Untouchables

The Untouchables

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Kevin Costner, Sean Connery, Robert De Niro, Charles Martin Smith

Country: United States of America

Babette's Feast

Babette's Feast

Directed by: Gabriel Axel

Starring: Stéphane Audran, Bodil Kjer, Birgitte Federspiel, Jarl Kulle

Barfly

Barfly

Directed by: Barbet Schroeder

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Faye Dunaway, Alice Krige, Jack Nance

La Bamba

La Bamba

Directed by: Luis Valdez

Starring: Lou Diamond Phillips, Esai Morales, Rosanna DeSoto, Elizabeth Peña

Country: United States of America

Harry and the Hendersons

Harry and the Hendersons

Directed by: William Dear

Starring: John Lithgow, Melinda Dillon, Margaret Langrick, Joshua Rudoy

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Roxie

Roxie

Directed by: Nick Frangione

Albert Schweitzer

Albert Schweitzer

Directed by: Gavin Millar

The Howard Stern Show

The Howard Stern Show

It's Only Rock and Roll

It's Only Rock and Roll

Sekai no shasô kara

Sekai no shasô kara

Days to next May 22

If May 22, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 4 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 23 days.
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Books

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Glory Days by Dave Marsh

Glory Days

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How did critically acclaimed rocker Bruce Springsteen achieve icon status in the 1980s? Filled with candid comments from Springsteen, a behind-the-scenes perspective, and perceptive commentary, Glory Days chronicles both Bossmania and

The Eyes Of The Dragon by Stephen King

The Eyes Of The Dragon

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Once Upon a Time, There Was Terror…The Eyes of the DragonA tale of archetypal heroes and sweeping adventures, of dragons and princes and evil wizards, here is epic fantasy as only Stephen

Grace by James Spada

Grace

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"Oh Grace, we hardly knew you," wrote The Chicago Tribune about this book. "Spada presents us with a living, breathing Grace Kelly whose real life surpassed every male fantasy."

A Season On The Brink by John Feinstein

A Season On The Brink

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Twenty-five years after it spent sixteen weeks at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list, John Feinstein’s A Season on the Brink remains the classic of the genre and an

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Crystal Quest

Crystal Quest

Platform: Macintosh, Apple IIgs, Xbox 360 (XBLA), Palm, Game Boy, Amiga, iPhone OS

Publisher: Casady & Greene (Macintosh), Stainless Games (Xbox 360)

Final Fantasy

Final Fantasy

Platform: MSX2 WonderSwan Color PlayStation Game Boy Advance PlayStation Portable iOS Windows Phone Android Nintendo 3DS; MSX2; WonderSwan Color; PlayStation; Game Boy Advance; PlayStation Portable; iOS; Window

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Square

Asterix and the Magic Carpet

Asterix and the Magic Carpet

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Thomson TO8, Commodore 64, Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: Arcade/adventure

Publisher: Coktel Vision

Grand Prix Construction Set

Grand Prix Construction Set

Platform: BBC Micro

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Superior Software/Acornsoft

Delta

Delta

Platform: Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: horizontally scrolling shoot 'em up

Publisher: Thalamus Ltd

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 22, 1987?

On May 22, 1987 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is May 22, 1987?

On May 22, 1987 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on May 22, 1987?

On May 22, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 22, 1987?

On May 22, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 22, 1987?

On May 22, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 22, 1987?

On May 22, 1987 several famous people were born including, Novak Djokovic, Arturo Vidal, Vladimir Granat.

Which famous people died on May 22, 1987?

Famous people died on May 22, 1987 include, Mario Zafred.

What was the number one song in May 22, 1987?

The number one song in the week of May 22, 1987 was With Or Without You by U2 in US and Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship in UK.

What were the top hits on May 22, 1987?

The top hits on May 22, 1987 were With Or Without You by U2, Looking For A New Love by Jody Watley, The Lady In Red by Chris DeBurgh in US and Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship, Can't Be With You Tonight by Judy Boucher, A Boy From Nowhere by Tom Jones in UK.


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