February 22nd, 1987, fell on a Sunday. It was day 53 of 1987. The decade was the 1980s.
33 years, 6 months and 24 days have passed since February 22nd, 1987.
On This Date
Events that occurred on February 22nd, 1987:
Andy Warhol passes away.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 22nd, 1987:
United States: Livin' On A Prayer - Bon Jovi
United Kingdom: Stand By Me - Ben E. King
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Platoon" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is February 22nd, 1987 and it's a Sunday. People are enjoying their weekend. In America, the song Livin' On A Prayer by Bon Jovi is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, Stand By Me by Ben E. King is the number one hit song. Ronald Reagan is currently the President of the United States and the movie Platoon is at the top of the Box Office. Because it's 1987, the radio stations are being dominated by the likes of Los Lobos, Rick Astley, Whitney Houston, the Pet Shop Boys, Bon Jovi, U2 and Madonna.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "Cheers", "Kate & Allie", "Punky Brewster" and "The Golden Girls". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Missile Command", "Mario Bros.", "Duck Hunt" and "Contra". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood", "Danger Mouse", "ThunderCats" and "The Care Bears".
If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Water Ring Toss", "Commodore 64", "My Little Pony (figures)" and "Transformers".
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 February 22nd, 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.
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.
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.
Linda Ronstadt and James Ingram - "Somewhere Out There"
"Somewhere Out There" by Linda Ronstadt and James Ingram would go on to win a Grammy for 1987's Song of the Year.
The Last Emperor
"The Last Emperor" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1987.
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.
Basic facts and information about this date:
This date fell on a weekend.
33 years, 6 months and 24 days have passed since February 22nd, 1987.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 08 of 1987.
Leap Year: 1987 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on February 22nd, 1987, will be 33 years of age.
People born in 1987 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 540950400.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around February 22nd, 1987:
January 25th, 1987: Super Bowl XXI: The New York Giants defeat the Denver Broncos by 39-20 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena.
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 22nd, 1987, will have the star sign Pisces.
However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Aquarius.
Zodiac Element: Water.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1987 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
Native American Zodiac: February 22nd, 1987 falls under the Wolf.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
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.
Miami Vice - Starring Don Johnson and Philip Michael Thomas.
The Cosby Show - American television sitcom starring Bill Cosby.
Who's the Boss? - Sitcom about a retired player who relocates to work as a live-in housekeeper.
Punky Brewster - Series about a child that has been abandoned by her parents.
1987 - Kid's TV
Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1987.
"ALF" - "The Real Ghostbusters" - "The Flintstone Kids" - "Pingu" - "Jem and the Holograms" - "Growing Pains" - "The Care Bears" - "ThunderCats" - "Thomas the Tank Engine" - "The Cosby Show" - "The Transformers" - "Muppet Babies" - "Heathcliff" - "Alvin and the Chipmunks" - "Fraggle Rock" - "Danger Mouse" - "The Smurfs" - "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" - "The Bugs Bunny Show"
1987 - Toys & Games
Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1987:
Hot Looks (fashion model dolls)
Garbage Pail Kids (trading cards)
Pogo ball / Lolo ball
My Little Pony (figures)
Fisher-Price Little People (Farm)
Big wheel (tricycle)
Cabbage Patch Kids
Speak & Spell
Water Ring Toss
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 22nd of February:
Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on February 22nd, 1987.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on February 22nd, 1987 was probably conceived around the 15th of May, 1986. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 22nd, 1987 is the 2nd of December, 1987. (Rough Estimate).
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Contra - A run and gun action game that was developed by Konami.
Zelda II: The Adventure of Link - Sequel to the original Zelda game.
Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar - Role-playing game.
Boulder Dash - Arcade game developed by Data East.
Tetris - Tile-matching puzzle video game.
Duck Hunt - Light gun shooter game.
Mario Bros. - Arcade game developed by Nintendo.
Missile Command - Arcade game developed by Atari.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about February 22nd, 1987.
12,263 days have passed since this date.
1,059,519,600 seconds have passed since the February 22nd, 1987.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,236,106,200 times.
Since February 22nd, 1987, earth has travelled approximately 546,712,113,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 176,586,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 91,118,686 steps. That's about 40,497 miles!
Since this date, 12,714,235 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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