4th of March, 1987

The 4th of March, 1987, fell on a Wednesday. Day 63 of 1987. Decade: 1980s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 4th of March, 1987:

  • U.S. President Ronald Reagan addresses the American people on the Iran-Contra affair


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 4th of March, 1987:

  • United States: Livin' On A Prayer - Bon Jovi
  • United Kingdom: Stand By Me - Ben E. King

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors" 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 4th of March, 1987.

  • Iran-Iraq War

    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.

  • Mikhail Gorbachev.

    Mikhail Gorbachev was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1987 after he oversaw a number of political reforms in the Soviet Union.

  • 1987 in movies.

    Movies released in 1987 included Beverly Hills Cop II, Fatal Attraction, The Untouchables, Three Men and a Baby, Lethal Weapon, Predator, RoboCop, Dirty Dancing, Hellraiser, Spaceballs, The Untouchables, The Princess Bride and Full Metal Jacket.

  • 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.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 4th of March:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 32 years, 7 months and 11 days have passed since the 4th of March, 1987.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 10 of 1987.
  • Leap Year: 1987 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 4th of March, 1987, will be 32 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 541814400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 4th of March, 1987:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 4th of March, 1987, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1987 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 4th of March, 1987 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.

Weather

Weather information for the 4th of March, 1987:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 8.5 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). There were 5 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 23.3 degrees Fahrenheit. -4.83 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 1.52cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 0.56 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.02cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 4th of March, 1987.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 4th of March, 1987 was probably conceived around the 25th of May, 1986. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 4th of March, 1987 is the 12th of December, 1987. (Rough Estimate).

4th of March

Events that have occurred on the 4th of March:

  • 4th of March, 1966: 64 people are killed when Canadian Pacific Air Lines Flight 402 crashes at Tokyo International Airport in Japan.
  • 4th of March, 1966: John Lennon of The Beatles causes a stir when he states that they are "more popular than Jesus now".
  • 4th of March, 1993: Mohammed A. Salameh is arrested on suspicion of carrying out the 1993 World Trade Center bombing
  • 4th of March, 1994: Actor John Candy passes away after a heart attack.
  • 4th of March, 2000: The PlayStation 2 is released.
  • 4th of March, 2001: The Real IRA detonate a car bomb outside of the BBC's main news centre in London.
  • 4th of March, 2019: The Prodigy vocalist Keith Flint commits suicide at the age of 49.
  • 4th of March, 2019: Beverly Hills, 90210 actor Luke Perry dies less than a week after suffering a massive stroke.

Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Matlock - Legal drama starring Andy Griffith.
  • ALF - About an alien called ALF.
  • The Equalizer - About a retired secret agent called Robert McCall.
  • The Golden Girls - Television series about four mature women who live together in Miami, Florida.
  • She-Ra: Princess of Power - Animated TV series.
  • ThunderCats - Animated series based on a group of half-human half-cat aliens.
  • Charles in Charge - TV show about a 19-year-old student called Charles, who is played by Scott Baio.
  • Murder, She Wrote - Mystery series starring Angela Lansbury as Jessica Fletcher.
  • Miami Vice - Starring Don Johnson and Philip Michael Thomas.
  • Who's the Boss? - Sitcom about a retired player who relocates to work as a live-in housekeeper.

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Contra - A run and gun action game that was developed by Konami.
  • Zelda II: The Adventure of Link - Sequel to the original Zelda game.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 4th of March, 1987.

  • 11,912 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,029,193,200 seconds have passed since the 4th of March, 1987.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,200,725,400 times.
  • Since the 4th of March, 1987, earth has travelled approximately 531,063,691,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 171,532,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 88,510,615 steps. That's about 39,338 miles!
  • Since this date, 12,350,318 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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