#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Sunday April 26, 1987

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 26, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jessica Rose and Jarmila Gajdosova. In that special week of April people in US were listening to I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) by Aretha Franklin. In UK La Isla Bonita by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Hot Pursuit, directed by Steven Lisberger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while The Ladies Of Missalonghi by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sweet Surrender. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bureaucracy or ATV Simulator.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1987 or at April 26 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 26 April 1987 and get them!

What the sky looked like on 26 April 1987

Get the star map showing the sky over this special date

Get the map of the stars on your day

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Hot Pursuit

Directed by: Steven Lisberger

Starring: John Cusack, Robert Loggia, Jerry Stiller, Wendy Gazelle

More info

Beauty and the Beast

Directed by: Eugene Marner

Starring: John Savage, Rebecca De Mornay, Yossi Graber, Michael Schneider

More info

Rumpelstiltskin

Directed by: David Irving

Starring: Amy Irving, Billy Barty, Clive Revill, Priscilla Pointer

More info

The Allnighter

Directed by: Tamar Simon Hoffs

Starring: Susanna Hoffs, Dedee Pfeiffer, Joan Cusack, John Terlesky

More info

Prick Up Your Ears

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: Gary Oldman, Alfred Molina, Vanessa Redgrave, Wallace Shawn

More info

Personalized book about You

Personalized book about You

Your book about what happened on 26 April 1987

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Sweet Surrender

Directed by: Not specifed

More info

Roxie

Directed by: Nick Frangione

More info

Albert Schweitzer

Directed by: Gavin Millar

More info

Der Landarzt

More info

Network 7

Starring: Virginia Hey, Kim Wilde

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 26 April 1987!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 April 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
  • Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
  • Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
  • Tanzania - Union Day.
  • Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 26 April
Famous Deaths:
  • Shankar : Of Noted Bollywood Music Director Duo -Jaikishan (Born 1922).
Facts:
  • Barbara Cook: A Concert... closes at Ambassador NYC after 13 performances

Search For Your Ancestors

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 26, 1987 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on April 26, 1987 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

See astronomy profile for 26 April 1987

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 26 April 1987 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 1987?

Life magazine Beano comics

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Ladies Of Missalonghi

By: Colleen McCullough

Sometimes fairy toles can come true-even for plain,shy spinsters like Missy Wright. Neither as pretty as cousin Alicianor as domineering as mother Drusilla, she seems doomed to aquiet life of

More info

The Eyes Of The Dragon

By: Stephen King

Once Upon a Time, There Was Terror…The Eyes of the DragonA tale of archetypal heroes and sweeping adventures, of dragons and princes and evil wizards, here is epic fantasy as only Stephen

More info

Fatherhood

By: Bill Cosby

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

More info

This 'N That

By: Bette Davis with Michael Herskowitz

The outspoken film star writes about her career--from her contract player days at Warner Bros., where she met Ronald Reagan, through her stroke, mastectomy, and return to films--her family, and the notables she has known

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cosmic Causeway: Trailblazer II

Cosmic Causeway: Trailblazer II

Platform: Commodore 64

Publisher: Gremlin Interactive

Bureaucracy

Bureaucracy

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 128, MS-DOS, Macintosh

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

Border Zone

Border Zone

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Macintosh

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

ATV Simulator

ATV Simulator

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Codemasters

Final Assault

Final Assault

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

Publisher: Infogrames

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Big Trouble in Little China

Studio: 20th Century Fox

More info

Heartbreak Ridge

Studio: Warner Bros.

More info

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

Studio: New Line Cinema

More info

Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Studio: Paramount Pictures

More info

Tough Guys

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

More info

#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why April 26, 1987 is such a special date for you!