Monday March 23, 1987

US date format: 3/23/1987, UK date format: 23/3/1987

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 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 Kangana Ranaut and Kangnam (singer). In that special week of March people in US were listening to Lean On Me by Club Nouveau. In UK Everything I Own by Boy George was in the top 5 hits. Campus Man, directed by Ron Casden, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Fatherhood by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Roxie. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Fool's Errand or After Burner.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Rebecca (d.1914)
  • Roman Empire - Tubilustrium was held in honor of Mars.
  • Ancient Latvia - Lieldienas held in honor of Mara and other pagan goddesses.
  • Pakistan - National Day (Republic Day).
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Events

  • Soap Bold and the Beautiful premieres
  • West Germany SPD chairman Willy Brandt resigns.
  • US offers military protection to Kuwaiti ships in the Persian Gulf.

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Movies

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Campus Man

Campus Man

Directed by: Ron Casden

Starring: John Dye, Steven Lyon, Morgan Fairchild, Kim Delaney

Retribution

Retribution

Directed by: Guy Magar

Starring: Dennis Lipscomb, Leslie Wing, Suzanne Snyder, Jeff Pomerantz

Munchies

Munchies

Directed by: Tina Hirsch

Starring: Harvey Korman, Charlie Stratton, Nadine Van der Velde, Alix Elias

Withnail & I

Withnail & I

Directed by: Bruce Robinson

Starring: Richard E. Grant, Paul McGann, Richard Griffiths, Ralph Brown

Country: United States of America

The Grand Highway

The Grand Highway

Directed by: Jean-Loup Hubert

Starring: Anémone, Richard Bohringer, Antoine Hubert, Vanessa Guedj

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TV Series

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Roxie

Roxie

Directed by: Nick Frangione

Albert Schweitzer

Albert Schweitzer

Directed by: Gavin Millar

Street Legal

Street Legal

Headbangers Ball

Headbangers Ball

Biography

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Days to next March 23

If March 23, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 6 months, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 27 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Fatherhood by Bill Cosby

Fatherhood

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From one of America's most beloved funnymen comes a hilarious look at the lighter side of fatherhood. So, what is fatherhood...?It's

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

Anywhere But Here by Mona Simpson

Anywhere But Here

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Anywhere But Here is a moving, often comic portrait of wise child Ann August and her mother, Adele, a larger-than-life American dreamer.

Whirlwind by James Clavell

Whirlwind

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Whirlwind is the story of three weeks in Tehran in February 1979: three weeks of fanaticism, passion, self-sacrifice and heartbreak. Caught between the revolutionaries and the forces of international intrigue is a team of professional pilots.

The Panic Of '89 by Paul Erdman

The Panic Of '89

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The Panic of '89

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Joe Blade

Joe Blade

Platform: Spectrum, C64, CPC, Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Atari 8-bit, MSX, Amiga, ST

Genre: Platform, shoot-em-up

Publisher: Players

The Fool's Errand

The Fool's Errand

Platform: Mac OS, MS-DOS, Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Miles Computing

Game Over II

Game Over II

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up, platform game

Publisher: Dinamic Software

After Burner

After Burner

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, MSX, NES, PC Engine, Sega 32X, Sega Master System, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Combat flight simulator Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Sega

Fast Lane

Fast Lane

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Konami


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