Tuesday November 24, 1987
US date format: 11/24/1987, UK date format: 24/11/1987
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 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 Elena Satine and Megan Mullins.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to (I've Had) The Time Of My Life by Bill Medley.
In UK China In Your Hand by T'Pau was in the top 5 hits.
Empire of the Sun, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Finders Keepers.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing E.O.S.: Earth Orbit Station or Escape from Singe's Castle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 24, 1987?
- Roman festivals - in the Byzantine empire the Brumalia (a wine festival) were celebrated from this day until the winter solstice
- R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew Dung-Lac and other Vietnamese martyrs
- Also see November 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Feast Day of St. Colman - Cobh, Ireland
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- Li Peng succeeds Premier Zhao Ziyang in China PR
- In Southern California, magnitude 6.5 and 6.7 earthquakes occur, about 12 hours apart. Felt throughout much of southern California from San Diego and Los Angeles to Las Vegas, Nevada and Tempe, Arizona. Also felt at Tijuana and Ensenada, Mexico.
- Jehane Benoit: French Canadian culinary author (Born...
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 24, 1987?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bill Medley - (I've Had) The Time Of My Life
- Belinda Carlisle - Heaven Is A Place On Earth
- Billy Idol - Mony Mony Live
- Richard Marx - Should've Known Better
- George Michael - Faith
- Bruce Springsteen - Brilliant Disguise
- Tiffany - I Think We're Alone Now
- Sting - We'll Be Together
- Cutting Crew - I've Been In Love Before
- Debbie Gibson - Shake Your Love
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Stevie Wonder - Skeletons
- Earth, Wind & Fire - System of Survival
- The Temptations - I Wonder Who She's Seeing Now
- Roger - I Want To Be Your Man
- Angela Winbush - Angel
- Alexander O'Neal - Criticize
- Shanice Wilson - (Baby Tell Me) Can You Dance
- Marlon Jackson - Don't Go
- Miles Jaye - Let's Start Love Over
- Levert - My Forever Love
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next November 24If November 24, 1987 is your birthday you're 32 years, 10 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 28 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on November 24, 1987?
On November 24, 1987 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is November 24, 1987?
On November 24, 1987 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.
Who was the US President on November 24, 1987?
On November 24, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 24, 1987?
On November 24, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on November 24, 1987?
On November 24, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on November 24, 1987?
On November 24, 1987 several famous people were born including, Elena Satine, Megan Mullins, Nicole Polizzi.
Which famous people died on November 24, 1987?
Famous people died on November 24, 1987 include, Jehane Benoit.
What was the number one song in November 24, 1987?
The number one song in the week of November 24, 1987 was (I've Had) The Time Of My Life by Bill Medley in US and China In Your Hand by T'Pau in UK.
What were the top hits on November 24, 1987?
The top hits on November 24, 1987 were (I've Had) The Time Of My Life by Bill Medley, Heaven Is A Place On Earth by Belinda Carlisle, Mony Mony Live by Billy Idol in US and China In Your Hand by T'Pau, Got My Mind Set On You by George Harrison, Whenever You Need Somebody by Rick Astley in UK.