Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Virgo.
Zodiac Element: Earth.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1987 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
Native American Zodiac: The 31st of August, 1987 falls under the Bear.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
Age: Anyone born on the 31st of August, 1987, will be 31 years of age.
American Format: 08-31-1987 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1987-08-31. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19870831" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 557362800.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 31st of August:
Late Summer Bank Holiday (UK)
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 31st of August, 1987:
United States: La Bamba - Los Lobos
United Kingdom: Never Gonna Give You Up - Rick Astley
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 31st 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.
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 information for the 31st of August, 1987:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 18.5 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. There were 4 hours of sunshine.
New York, USA: Temperature: 66.1 degrees Fahrenheit. 18.94 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.25cm.
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Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 31st of August, 1987. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 31st of August, 1987. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 31st of August, 1987.
11,612 days have passed since this date.
1,003,276,800 seconds have passed since the 31st of August, 1987.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,170,489,600 times.
Since the 31st of August, 1987, earth has travelled approximately 517,690,828,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 167,212,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 86,281,805 steps. That's about 38,347 miles!
Since this date, 12,039,322 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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