Tuesday March 24, 1987

US date format: 3/24/1987, UK date format: 24/3/1987

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 24, 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 Maria Valverde and Ramires . 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 Karyssia: Queen of Diamonds or NES Open Tournament Golf.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • World Tuberculosis Day.
  • Saint Simeon (died 1475)
  • Ancient Latvia - Kazimiras Diena observed.
  • Saint Catharine of Sweden ((died 1381)

Events

  • First Soul Train Music Awards: Janet Jackson, Luther Vandross win.
  • Michael Eisner, CEO of The Walt Disney Company, and French Prime Minister and future President of France, Jacques Chirac, sign the agreement to construct the Euro Disney Resort (now called Disneyland Paris) and to develop the Val d'Europe area of the new town Marne-la-Vallée in Paris, France.

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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

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

Biography

Days to next March 24

If March 24, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 6 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 24 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?

Hydrofool

Hydrofool

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Faster Than Light

Double Dragon

Double Dragon

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, PlayChoice-10, Master System, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, IBM PC, Atari ST, Amiga, Atari 2600, Atari 7800, Game Boy, Mega Drive/Genesis, Lynx, Mobile

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Technōs Japan (Japan) Taito (North America) Tradewest (NES) Mastertronic (computers)[1] HAMSTER (PS4)

Captain America in: The Doom Tube of Dr. Megalomann

Captain America in: The Doom Tube of Dr. Megalomann

Platform: Atari ST, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Go!

Karyssia: Queen of Diamonds

Karyssia: Queen of Diamonds

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Text adventure game

Publisher: Incentive Software

NES Open Tournament Golf

NES Open Tournament Golf

Platform: NES/Famicom, Famicom Disk System, PlayChoice-10, Virtual Console (Wii, Nintendo 3DS (Ambassador and Public Version) and Wii U)

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Nintendo

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on March 24, 1987?

On March 24, 1987 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is March 24, 1987?

On March 24, 1987 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on March 24, 1987?

On March 24, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 24, 1987?

On March 24, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on March 24, 1987?

On March 24, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on March 24, 1987?

On March 24, 1987 several famous people were born including, Maria Valverde, Ramires , Billy Jones.

What was the number one song in March 24, 1987?

The number one song in the week of March 24, 1987 was Lean On Me by Club Nouveau in US and Everything I Own by Boy George in UK.

What were the top hits on March 24, 1987?

The top hits on March 24, 1987 were Lean On Me by Club Nouveau, Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship, Let's Wait Awhile by Janet Jackson in US and Everything I Own by Boy George, Respectable by Mel & Kim, Stand By Me by Ben E King in UK.


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