Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Capricorn.
Zodiac Element: Earth.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1987 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
Native American Zodiac: The 8th of January, 1987 falls under the Goose.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
Age: Anyone born on the 8th of January, 1987, will be 32 years of age.
American Format: 01-08-1987 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1987-01-08. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19870108" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 537062400.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 8th of January, 1987:
United States: Walk Like An Egyptian - Bangles
United Kingdom: Reet Petite - Jackie Wilson
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "The Golden Child" was at the top of the box office on this date.
News Topics, Fads & Culture
Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 8th of January, 1987.
Between the 22nd of September, 1980, and the 20th of August, 1988, an armed conflict was being fought between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Iraqi Republic.
Late 1980s fashion.
During this period, the mini skirt became extremely popular. Shoulder pads became increasingly smaller. Popular clothing included reversible inside-out coats, bright-colored shoes with thin heels, berets, lacy gloves, rugby sweatshirts, sweater dresses, jumpsuits, capri leggings, bike shorts and skirts worn with leggings. Colors included neon hues, plum, gold, and bright wines.
1987 in music.
Popular music artists in 1987 included The Bangles, Heart, Gregory Abbott, Whitney Houston, Starship, Robbie Nevil, Whitesnake, Bruce Hornsby and the Range, Bob Seger, U2, Los Lobos and Bon Jovi.
Weather information for the 8th of January, 1987:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 5.8 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 29.3 degrees Fahrenheit. -1.5 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 1.02cm.
London, England: Temperature: -1.72 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 8th of January, 1987.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 8th of January, 1987 was probably conceived around the 31st of March, 1986. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 8th of January, 1987 is the 18th of October, 1987. (Rough Estimate).
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 8th of January, 1987. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 8th of January, 1987.
11,878 days have passed since this date.
1,026,255,600 seconds have passed since the 8th of January, 1987.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,197,298,200 times.
Since the 8th of January, 1987, earth has travelled approximately 529,547,889,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 171,042,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 88,257,982 steps. That's about 39,226 miles!
Since this date, 12,315,067 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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