6th of October, 1987

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 6th of October, 1987, fell on a Tuesday.
  • Decade: 1980s.
  • 31 years, 2 months and 13 days have passed since the 6th of October, 1987.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 41 of 1987.
  • Day 279 of 1987.
  • Leap Year: 1987 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1987 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 6th of October, 1987 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 6th of October, 1987, will be 31 years of age.
  • American Format: 10-06-1987 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1987-10-06. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19871006" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 560473200.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 6th of October, 1987:

  • United States: Here I Go Again - Whitesnake
  • United Kingdom: Pump Up The Volume - MARRS

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Stakeout" 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 6th of October, 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.

Weather

Weather information for the 6th of October, 1987:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.1 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 58.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 14.67 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 11.94 degrees Celsius. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 3.05cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 6th of October, 1987.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 6th of October, 1987 was probably conceived around the 27th of December, 1986. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 6th of October, 1987 is the 15th of July, 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 6th of October:

Television

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

  • Star Trek: The Next Generation - Starring Patrick Stewart as Captain Jean?Luc Picard.
  • Full House - Sitcom about a widowed man who looks after his three daughters.
  • 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.

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Street Fighter - The first game in the Street Fighter series.
  • 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 6th of October:

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 6th of October, 1987. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 6th of October, 1987.

  • 11,395 days have passed since this date.
  • 984,531,600 seconds have passed since the 6th of October, 1987.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,148,620,200 times.
  • Since the 6th of October, 1987, earth has travelled approximately 508,018,305,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 164,088,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 84,669,718 steps. That's about 37,631 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,814,379 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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