Thursday March 26, 1987

US date format: 3/26/1987, UK date format: 26/3/1987

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 26, 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 Danielle Copps-Marrero and YUI. 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 The Red White And Blue by John Gregory Dunne was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Roxie. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Contra or Bionic Commando.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Emmanuel (died 304)
  • Saint Ludger
  • Saint Larissa
  • Prince Kuhio Day in Hawaii
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Events

  • NASA launches Fltsatcom-6, it fails to reach orbit.
  • Hyderabad beats Delhi on first innings to win Ranji Trophy.
  • National Federation of High School adopts college 3 point shot (21 feet).

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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

Biography

Days to next March 26

If March 26, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 5 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 8 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?

Contra

Contra

Platform: Arcade, Famicom/NES, PlayChoice-10, MSX2, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Microsoft Windows[1], MS-DOS

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Konami

Grange Hill

Grange Hill

Platform: Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC

Genre: Adventure

Baseball The Season II

Baseball The Season II

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Cinematronics

Esper Dream

Esper Dream

Platform: Family Computer Disk System, Virtual Console, mobile phones

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Konami

Bionic Commando

Bionic Commando

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

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Capcom (Arcade) Go! (PC)


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