21st of August, 1987
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 21st of August, 1987, fell on a Friday.
On this exact date:
The movie Dirty Dancing (1987) is released. Share Decade: 1980s.
30 years, 6 months and 28 days have passed since the 21st of August, 1987.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 34 of
Day 233 of
1987. Leap Year: 1987 was NOT a leap year.
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date 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 21st of August, 1987 falls under the Salmon.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
Age: Anyone born on the 21st of August, 1987, will be 30 years of age.
American Format: 08-21-1987 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1987-08-21. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19870821" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 556498800.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 21st of August, 1987:
United States: Who's That Girl - Madonna
United Kingdom: I Just Can't Stop Loving You - Michael Jackson Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "
The Living Daylights" 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 August, 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.
Weather information for the 21st of August, 1987:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 20.1 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. There were 4 hours of sunshine.
New York, USA: Temperature: 70.1 degrees Fahrenheit. 21.17 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
London, England: Temperature: 22.94 degrees Celsius. There was thunder. US President
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 21st of August, 1987. Conception Dates
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 21st of August, 1987 was probably conceived around the
11th of November, 1986. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 21st of August, 1987 is the
30th of May, 1988. (Rough Estimate). Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
7th of August, 1987: Masters of the Universe (1987) is released.
14th of August, 1987: The Monster Squad (1987) is released.
14th of August, 1987: No Way Out (1987), starring Kevin Costner, is released in movie theaters.
17th of August, 1987: Prominent Nazi politican Rudolf Hess commits suicide at the age of 93.
19th of August, 1987: Hungerford massacre: 27-year-old Michael Ryan murders 16 people in a mass shooting in Hungerford, Berkshire.
11th of September, 1987: The horror movie Hellraiser (1987) is released.
18th of September, 1987: Fatal Attraction (1987) is released. On This Date
Historical events that have occurred on the 21st of August:
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 August:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 21st of August, 1987.
11,167 days have passed since this date.
964,832,400 seconds have passed since the 21st of August, 1987.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,125,637,800 times.
Since the 21st of August, 1987, earth has travelled approximately 497,853,518,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 160,805,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 82,975,586 steps. That's about 36,878 miles!
Since this date, 11,577,989 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Friday" in other languages is:
Portuguese: Sexta-feira. Random Dates
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