Friday July 31, 1987

US date format: 7/31/1987, UK date format: 31/7/1987

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 31, 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 Brittany Byrnes and Celina Sinden. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Shakedown by Bob Seger. In UK It's A Sin by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. The Monster Squad, directed by Fred Dekker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Love, Medicine & Miracles by Bernie S. Siegel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching G-Force: Guardians of Space. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baseball The Season II or Battle of Britain.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. John Columbini
  • Republic of the Congo - Upswing of the Revolution
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint Ignatius of Loyola (founder of the Jesuits)
  • St. Conrode (son of Leo and Kurt / El Gauchito Gil's former wife)
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Events

  • Living Daylights premieres in US
  • Battle between Iranian pilgrims and Saudi-Arabian troops, 402 killed
  • Eddie Murray hits his 300th HR
  • Guns and Roses song Appetite for Destruction is released
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Movies

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The Monster Squad

The Monster Squad

Directed by: Fred Dekker

Starring: Andre Gower, Robby Kiger, Stephen Macht, Duncan Regehr

Country: United States of America

No Way Out

No Way Out

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

Starring: Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman, Sean Young, Will Patton

Country: United States of America

Can't Buy Me Love

Can't Buy Me Love

Directed by: Steve Rash

Starring: Patrick Dempsey, Amanda Peterson, Courtney Gains, Tina Caspary

Country: United States of America

North Shore

North Shore

Directed by: William Phelps

Starring: Matt Adler, Nia Peeples, Gregory Harrison, John Philbin

Disorderlies

Disorderlies

Directed by: Michael Schultz

Starring: Darren Robinson, Damon Wimbley, Mark Morales, Anthony Geary

TV Series

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G-Force: Guardians of Space

G-Force: Guardians of Space

Fridolin

Fridolin

Buk dau chin fung

Buk dau chin fung

Dia Dia

Dia Dia

Thyella

Thyella

Days to next July 31

If July 31, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 3 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Love, Medicine & Miracles by Bernie S. Siegel

Love, Medicine & Miracles

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Unconditional love is the most powerful stimulant of the immune system. The truth is: love heals. Miracles happen to exceptional patients every day - patients who have the courage to love, those who have the courage to work with their …

Misery by Stephen King

Misery

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The #1 national bestseller about a famous novelist held hostage by his “number one fan” and suffering a frightening case of writer’s block—that could prove fatal.

Sphere by Michael Crichton

Sphere

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“Ingenious and beguiling.”—Time“Crichton keeps us guessing at every turn in his best work since The Andromeda Strain.”—Los Angeles Times“Sphere may be Crichton’s best novel, but even if it ranked only second

Dirk Gently'S Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas Adams

Dirk Gently'S Holistic Detective Agency

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From Douglas Adams, the legendary author of one of the most beloved science fiction novels of all time, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, comes a wildly inventive novel—in trade paperback

Spycatcher by Peter Wright

Spycatcher

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SpyCatcher: The Candid Autobiography of a Senior Intelligence Officer

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Asterix and the Magic Carpet

Asterix and the Magic Carpet

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Thomson TO8, Commodore 64, Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: Arcade/adventure

Publisher: Coktel Vision

Baseball The Season II

Baseball The Season II

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Cinematronics

Artelius

Artelius

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Nihon Bussan

Battle of Britain

Battle of Britain

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Personal Software Services

Faxanadu

Faxanadu

Platform: Family Computer/NES, Virtual Console

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA/EU Nintendo

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on July 31, 1987?

On July 31, 1987 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is July 31, 1987?

On July 31, 1987 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on July 31, 1987?

On July 31, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 31, 1987?

On July 31, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on July 31, 1987?

On July 31, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on July 31, 1987?

On July 31, 1987 several famous people were born including, Brittany Byrnes, Celina Sinden, Paige Hathaway.

What was the number one song in July 31, 1987?

The number one song in the week of July 31, 1987 was Shakedown by Bob Seger in US and It's A Sin by Pet Shop Boys in UK.

What were the top hits on July 31, 1987?

The top hits on July 31, 1987 were Shakedown by Bob Seger, I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For by U2, Alone by Heart in US and It's A Sin by Pet Shop Boys, Under The Boardwalk by Bruce Willis, Who's That Girl by Madonna in UK.


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