Sunday March 29, 1987

US date format: 3/29/1987, UK date format: 29/3/1987

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 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 Dimitri Payet and Claudia Andreatti. 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 Fatherhood by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Roxie. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 3D Dotty or Dragon Spirit.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Bertold (d.1179)
  • Blessed Hugo (d.1239)
  • St. Ludolf of Ratzeburg (d.1250)
  • St. Eustace
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Events

  • 7th Golden Raspberry Awards: Howard the Duck wins.
  • Wrestlemania III is held in Pontiac, Michigan; a record crowd of 93,173 watch Hulk Hogan beat Andre the Giant.
  • Pat Bradley wins LPGA Standard Register Turquoise Golf Classic.
  • Yitzhak Shamir re-elected chairman of right wing Herut Party in Israel.

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Movies

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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

TV Series

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Roxie

Roxie

Directed by: Nick Frangione

Albert Schweitzer

Albert Schweitzer

Directed by: Gavin Millar

Headbangers Ball

Headbangers Ball

Biography

Biography

City Hunter

City Hunter

Days to next March 29

If March 29, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 5 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 9 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?

3D Dotty

3D Dotty

Platform: BBC Micro, Acorn Electron

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Blue Ribbon

Auf Wiedersehen Monty

Auf Wiedersehen Monty

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, MSX, Commodore 16

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Gee Bee Air Rally

Gee Bee Air Rally

Platform: C64, Amiga, Amstrad CPC ZX Spectrum

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Activision

Final Assault

Final Assault

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

Publisher: Infogrames

Dragon Spirit

Dragon Spirit

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16, Wii (Virtual Console), X68000, ZX Spectrum, NES

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP/NA/EU Namco; NA Atari Games; NA NEC; EU Consult Software; EU Domark; AUS Nintendo


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