15th of April, 1987

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 15th of April, 1987, fell on a Wednesday.
  • Decade: 1980s.
  • 32 years, 4 months and 9 days have passed since the 15th of April, 1987.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 16 of 1987.
  • Day 105 of 1987.
  • Leap Year: 1987 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1987 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 15th of April, 1987 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 15th of April, 1987, will be 32 years of age.
  • American Format: 04-15-1987 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1987-04-15. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19870415" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 545439600.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 15th of April, 1987:

  • United States: I Knew You Were Waiting For Me - George Michael & Aretha Franklin
  • United Kingdom: Let It Be - Ferry Aid

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Police Academy 4" 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 15th of April, 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.

  • 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

Weather information for the 15th of April, 1987:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 14.8 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). There were 3 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 60.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 15.94 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.51cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 9.72 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 15th of April, 1987.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 15th of April, 1987 was probably conceived around the 6th of July, 1986. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 15th of April, 1987 is the 23rd of January, 1988. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

  • 8th of May, 1987: 8 IRA volunteers and a civilian are killed in an SAS ambush in Loughgall, Northern Ireland.
  • 9th of May, 1987: 183 people are killed when LOT Flight 5055 Tadeusz Kosciuszko crashes in Warsaw, Poland.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 15th of April:

Television

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

  • 21 Jump Street - TV series starring Johnny Depp.
  • Married... with Children - Comedy series starring Ed O'Neill as Al Bundy.
  • 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.

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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 15th of April:

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 15th of April, 1987. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 15th of April, 1987.

  • 11,817 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,020,988,800 seconds have passed since the 15th of April, 1987.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,191,153,600 times.
  • Since the 15th of April, 1987, earth has travelled approximately 526,830,220,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 170,164,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 87,805,037 steps. That's about 39,024 miles!
  • Since this date, 12,251,866 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Wednesday" in other languages is:

  • German: Mittwoch.
  • French: Mercredi.
  • Italian: Mercoledi.
  • Spanish: Miercoles.
  • Portuguese: Quarta-feira.

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