21st of July, 1987

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 21st of July, 1987, fell on a Tuesday.
  • Decade: 1980s.
  • 31 years, 10 months and 29 days have passed since the 21st of July, 1987.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 30 of 1987.
  • Day 202 of 1987.
  • Leap Year: 1987 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1987 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 21st of July, 1987 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 21st of July, 1987, will be 31 years of age.
  • American Format: 07-21-1987 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1987-07-21. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19870721" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 553820400.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 21st of July, 1987:

  • United States: Alone - Heart
  • United Kingdom: Who's That Girl - Madonna

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise" 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 21st of July, 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 21st of July, 1987:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 21.4 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 78.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 26 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 16.26cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 14.5 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 3.56cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 21st of July, 1987.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 21st of July, 1987 was probably conceived around the 11th of October, 1986. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 21st of July, 1987 is the 29th of April, 1988. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

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

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 21st of July:

  • 21st of July, 1969: Man steps on the moon for the first time (Apollo 11 Mission).
  • 21st of July, 1972: Bloody Friday: The Provisional IRA detonate 22 bombs in Northern Ireland.
  • 21st of July, 1976: The British Ambassador to Ireland, Christopher Ewart-Biggs, is assassinated by the Provisional IRA.
  • 21st of July, 2002: WorldCom files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

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.

  • Punch-Out!! - "Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!" was a boxing game that was published for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES).
  • 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 21st of July:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 21st of July, 1987.

  • 11,656 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,007,078,400 seconds have passed since the 21st of July, 1987.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,174,924,800 times.
  • Since the 21st of July, 1987, earth has travelled approximately 519,652,454,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 167,846,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 86,608,742 steps. That's about 38,493 miles!
  • Since this date, 12,084,941 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Dienstag.
  • French: Mardi.
  • Italian: Martedi.
  • Spanish: Martes.
  • Portuguese: Terca-feira.

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