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.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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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Events

  • 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.

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Movies

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Empire of the Sun

Empire of the Sun

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson, Nigel Havers

Country: United States of America

Wall Street

Wall Street

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Michael Douglas, Tamara Tunie, Franklin Cover

Country: United States of America

Nuts

Nuts

Directed by: Martin Ritt

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Richard Dreyfuss, Maureen Stapleton, Karl Malden

Crazy Moon

Crazy Moon

Directed by: Allan Eastman

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Vanessa Vaughan, Peter Spence, Ken Pogue

Man Outside

Man Outside

Directed by: Mark Stouffer

Starring: Robert Logan, Kathleen Quinlan, Bradford Dillman, Levon Helm

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TV Series

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Finders Keepers

Finders Keepers

Directed by: Bryan Carberry

Anime san jushi

Anime san jushi

Directed by: Keiji Hayakawa

Worzel Gummidge Down Under

Worzel Gummidge Down Under

Frank's Place

Frank's Place

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Directed by: Helaine Head

Starring: Tim Reid, Robert Harper, Daphne Reid, Francesca P. Roberts

Country: United States of America

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Days to next November 24

If 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.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Sarum by Edward Rutherfurd

Sarum

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A masterpiece that is breathtaking in its scope, SARUM is an epic novel that traces the entire turbulent course of English history.

The Bonfire Of The Vanities by Tom Wolfe

The Bonfire Of The Vanities

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Vintage Tom Wolfe, The Bonfire of the Vanities, the #1 bestseller that will forever define late-twentieth-century New York style. "No one has portrayed New York Society this accurately and devastatingly since Edith Wharton" (The National Review)“A page-turner .

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

The Tommyknockers by Stephen King

The Tommyknockers

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Master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic, terrifying #1 New York Times bestseller about a terrifying otherworldly discovery and the effects it has a on a small town.“Late

Kaleidoscope by Danielle Steel

Kaleidoscope

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When a beautiful young Frenchwoman and a brilliant American actor meet in wartime Paris, their love begins like a fairy tale but ends in tragedy. Suddenly orphaned, their three children are cruelly separated.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

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

Feud

Feud

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, PC DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mastertronic

E.O.S.: Earth Orbit Station

E.O.S.: Earth Orbit Station

Platform: Commodore 64, Apple II

Genre: Construction and management simulation

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Escape from Singe's Castle

Escape from Singe's Castle

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

Publisher: Software Projects (8 bit), Readysoft (16 bit)

Flak Attack

Flak Attack

Platform: Arcade, Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation 4

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Konami

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.


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