1st of August, 1987

The 1st of August, 1987, fell on a Saturday. Day 213 of 1987. Decade: 1980s.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 1st of August, 1987:

  • United States: Shakedown - Bob Seger
  • United Kingdom: La Bamba - Los Lobos

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Robocop" 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 1st of August, 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 1st of August:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 32 years, 1 months and 16 days have passed since the 1st of August, 1987.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 31 of 1987.
  • Leap Year: 1987 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 1st of August, 1987, will be 32 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 554770800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 1st of August, 1987:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 1st of August, 1987, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1987 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 1st of August, 1987 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

Weather

Weather information for the 1st of August, 1987:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 18.3 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 68.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 20.22 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 17.5 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 1st of August, 1987.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 1st of August, 1987 was probably conceived around the 22nd of October, 1986. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 1st of August, 1987 is the 10th of May, 1988. (Rough Estimate).

1st of August

Events that have occurred on the 1st of August:


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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 1st of August, 1987.

  • 11,735 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,013,904,000 seconds have passed since the 1st of August, 1987.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,182,888,000 times.
  • Since the 1st of August, 1987, earth has travelled approximately 523,174,464,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 168,984,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 87,195,744 steps. That's about 38,754 miles!
  • Since this date, 12,166,848 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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