29th of October, 1987

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 29th of October, 1987, fell on a Thursday.
  • Decade: 1980s.
  • 31 years, 7 months and 17 days have passed since the 29th of October, 1987.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 44 of 1987.
  • Day 302 of 1987.
  • Leap Year: 1987 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1987 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 29th of October, 1987 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 29th of October, 1987, will be 31 years of age.
  • American Format: 10-29-1987 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1987-10-29. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19871029" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 562464000.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 29th of October:

  • Republic Day (Turkey)

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 29th of October, 1987:

  • United States: Bad - Michael Jackson
  • United Kingdom: You Win Again - Bee Gees

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 29th 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.

  • 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.

  • Jessica McClure

    A young girl by the name of Jessica McClure falls down a well in Midland, Texas. Between the 14th of October and the 16th of October, rescuers worked to free her. The case received widespread media attention at the time.

Weather

Weather information for the 29th of October, 1987:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 11.0 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 40.1 degrees Fahrenheit. 4.5 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 2.03cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 6.83 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0.25cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 29th of October, 1987.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 29th of October, 1987 was probably conceived around the 19th of January, 1987. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 29th of October, 1987 is the 7th of August, 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 29th 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 29th of October:

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 29th 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 29th of October, 1987.

  • 11,553 days have passed since this date.
  • 998,175,600 seconds have passed since the 29th of October, 1987.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,164,538,200 times.
  • Since the 29th of October, 1987, earth has travelled approximately 515,058,609,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 166,362,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 85,843,102 steps. That's about 38,152 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,978,107 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Donnerstag.
  • French: Jeudi.
  • Italian: Giovedi.
  • Spanish: Jueves.
  • Portuguese: Quinta-feira.

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