Wednesday April 29, 1987

US date format: 4/29/1987, UK date format: 29/4/1987

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 29, 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 Alicia Morton and Sanâa Alaoui. In that special week of April people in US were listening to (I Just) Died In Your Arms by Cutting Crew. In UK La Isla Bonita by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Hellraiser, directed by Clive Barker, 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 Roxie. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Final Fantasy or Amaurote.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
  • Saint Hugh of Cluny
  • International Dance Day.
  • Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
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Events

  • Japan's premier Nakasone visits the US.
  • Chicago Cubs' Andre Dawson hits for the cycle.
  • American Can changes its company name to Primerica Corporation.

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Movies

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Hellraiser

Hellraiser

Directed by: Clive Barker

Starring: Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence, Sean Chapman

Country: United States of America

Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing

Directed by: Emile Ardolino

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach, Cynthia Rhodes

Country: United States of America

Snow White

Snow White

Directed by: Michael Berz

Starring: Diana Rigg, Billy Barty, Sarah Patterson, Nicola Stapleton

Tough Guys Don't Dance

Tough Guys Don't Dance

Directed by: Norman Mailer

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Isabella Rossellini, Debra Stipe, Wings Hauser

Ishtar

Ishtar

Directed by: Elaine May

Starring: Warren Beatty, Dustin Hoffman, Isabelle Adjani, Charles Grodin

TV Series

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Roxie

Roxie

Directed by: Nick Frangione

Albert Schweitzer

Albert Schweitzer

Directed by: Gavin Millar

Vreme za pat

Vreme za pat

Starring: Emilia Radeva, Kosta Tsonev, Maria Kavardjikova, Georgi Novakov

Country: Bulgaria

The Celts

The Celts

Brond

Brond

Days to next April 29

If April 29, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 4 months, 30 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 1 day.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Ladies Of Missalonghi by Colleen McCullough

The Ladies Of Missalonghi

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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

The Thanatos Syndrome by Walker Percy

The Thanatos Syndrome

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Thanatos Syndrome by Walker Percy. Ballantine Books, Inc.,1987

A Season On The Brink by John Feinstein

A Season On The Brink

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Twenty-five years after it spent sixteen weeks at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list, John Feinstein’s A Season on the Brink remains the classic of the genre and an

Windmills Of The Gods by Sidney Sheldon

Windmills Of The Gods

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She's on the glinting edge of East-West confrontation, a beautiful and accomplished scholar who has suddenly become our newest ambassador to an Iron Curtain country, a woman who is about to

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Air Fortress

Air Fortress

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: HAL Laboratory

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

Amaurote

Amaurote

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari 800/XL/XE, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum, Electronika BK 0011M

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Mastertronic

Flying Dragon: The Secret Scroll

Flying Dragon: The Secret Scroll

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, Wii U Virtual Console

Genre: Fighting role-playing video game

Publisher: Culture Brain

Adventures of Dino Riki

Adventures of Dino Riki

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: JP Rix Soft; NA Hudson Soft

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 29, 1987?

On April 29, 1987 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is April 29, 1987?

On April 29, 1987 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on April 29, 1987?

On April 29, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 29, 1987?

On April 29, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 29, 1987?

On April 29, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 29, 1987?

On April 29, 1987 several famous people were born including, Alicia Morton, Sanâa Alaoui, Sara Errani.

What was the number one song in April 29, 1987?

The number one song in the week of April 29, 1987 was (I Just) Died In Your Arms by Cutting Crew in US and La Isla Bonita by Madonna in UK.

What were the top hits on April 29, 1987?

The top hits on April 29, 1987 were (I Just) Died In Your Arms by Cutting Crew, Looking For A New Love by Jody Watley, Don't Dream It's Over by Crowded House in US and La Isla Bonita by Madonna, Let It Be by Ferry Aid, Respectable by Mel & Kim in UK.


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