Thursday July 23, 1987

US date format: 7/23/1987, UK date format: 23/7/1987

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 23, 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 Luiz Gustavo and Alessio Cerci. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Alone by Heart. In UK It's A Sin by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Stakeout, directed by John Badham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while The Different Drum by M. Scott Peck 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 The Eternal Dagger or Heavy Barrel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Papua New Guinea - Remembrance Day
  • Egypt - Revolution Day (1952)
  • St. Liborius
  • Catholic - the feasts of at least 2 saints: St. Apollinaris
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Events

  • Red Sox waive Bill Buckner, the goat of last years World Series
  • RNI (Brooklyn New York pirate radio station) begins broadcasting on 1620 AM
  • Said Aouita of Morocco runs world record 5,000 metres (12:58.39).

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Movies

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Stakeout

Stakeout

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Emilio Estevez, Madeleine Stowe, Aidan Quinn

Back to the Beach

Back to the Beach

Directed by: Lyndall Hobbs

Starring: Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Lori Loughlin, Tommy Hinkley

Masters of the Universe

Masters of the Universe

Directed by: Gary Goddard

Starring: Dolph Lundgren, Frank Langella, Meg Foster, Billy Barty

Country: United States of America

The Lost Boys

The Lost Boys

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Jason Patric, Corey Haim, Dianne Wiest, Barnard Hughes

Country: United States of America

Love at Stake

Love at Stake

Directed by: John Moffitt

Starring: Patrick Cassidy, Kelly Preston, Georgia Brown, Barbara Carrera

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TV Series

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G-Force: Guardians of Space

G-Force: Guardians of Space

Fridolin

Fridolin

Ruth Rendell Mysteries

Ruth Rendell Mysteries

Animal Crack-Ups

Animal Crack-Ups

Summer Breeze

Summer Breeze

Days to next July 23

If July 23, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 2 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 23 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Different Drum by M. Scott Peck

The Different Drum

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The popular lecturer and author of The Road Less Traveled challenges listeners to make the leap from individual growth and personal needs to the experience of true community and unconditional love.

The Timothy Files by Lawrence Sanders

The Timothy Files

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Three novellas about private investigator Timothy Cone, whose business is other people’s business . . . and who believes that no crime should go unpunished Haldering & Co.,

Fine Things by Danielle Steel

Fine Things

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Smart, likable, Bernie Fine was the wonder boy of Wolff's, New York's most glamorous department store. A senior VP moving up, he arrives in San Fransisco to open a West Coast store.

Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow

Presumed Innocent

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Hailed as the most suspenseful and compelling novel in decades, PRESUMED INNOCENT brings to life our worst nightmare: that of an ordinary citizen facing conviction for the most terrible of all

Love, Medicine & Miracles by Bernie S. Siegel

Love, Medicine & Miracles

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Unconditional love is the most powerful stimulant of the immune system. The truth is: love heals. Miracles happen to exceptional patients every day - patients who have the courage to love, those who have the courage to work with their …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Crossroads

Crossroads

Platform: Commodore 64

The Curse of Sherwood

The Curse of Sherwood

Platform: Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Mastertronic

Batty

Batty

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Action

The Eternal Dagger

The Eternal Dagger

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure, Role-Playing, Strategy

Publisher: Strategic Simulations

Heavy Barrel

Heavy Barrel

Platform: Arcade, Apple II, NES, MS-DOS

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Data East

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on July 23, 1987?

On July 23, 1987 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is July 23, 1987?

On July 23, 1987 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on July 23, 1987?

On July 23, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 23, 1987?

On July 23, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on July 23, 1987?

On July 23, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on July 23, 1987?

On July 23, 1987 several famous people were born including, Luiz Gustavo, Alessio Cerci, Maejor Ali.

What was the number one song in July 23, 1987?

The number one song in the week of July 23, 1987 was Alone by Heart in US and It's A Sin by Pet Shop Boys in UK.

What were the top hits on July 23, 1987?

The top hits on July 23, 1987 were Alone by Heart, Shakedown by Bob Seger, I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For by U2 in US and It's A Sin by Pet Shop Boys, Under The Boardwalk by Bruce Willis, Who's That Girl by Madonna in UK.


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