June 5th, 1987, fell on a Friday. It was day 156 of 1987. The decade was the 1980s.
33 years, 7 months and 21 days have passed since June 5th, 1987.
On This Date
Events that occurred on June 5th, 1987:
The movie Harry and the Hendersons (1987) is released in cinemas.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 5th, 1987:
United States: You Keep Me Hanging On - Kim Wilde
United Kingdom: I Wanna Dance With Somebody - Whitney Houston
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Beverly Hills Cop II" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is June 5th, 1987 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Gemini. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.
It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. In America, the song You Keep Me Hanging On by Kim Wilde is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, I Wanna Dance With Somebody by Whitney Houston is the number one hit song.
Ronald Reagan is currently the President of the United States and the movie Beverly Hills Cop II is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Margaret Thatcher is the current Prime Minister. In fashion, women are currently wearing sweater dresses, short skirts, small shoulder pads, animal print, long full wool coats and bulky sweaters. Meanwhile, men are wearing tracksuits, sweatshirts, Nike Air Jordan shoes and denim.
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 "Family Ties", "Sherlock Holmes", "The Transformers" and "The Cosby Show". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Missile Command", "Tetris", "Zelda II: The Adventure of Link" and "Contra".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood", "The Smurfs", "The Flintstone Kids" and "Married... with Children". Popular toys include the likes of "Dungeons & Dragons", "Big wheel (tricycle)", "Fisher-Price Little People (Farm)" and "Garbage Pail Kids (trading cards)".
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 June 5th, 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.
Who were the best football players in 1987?
In 1987, the best soccer players were Ruud Gullit, Diego Maradona, Paulo Futre, Emilio Butragueño, Míchel, Gary Lineker, John Barnes, Marco van Basten, Gianluca Vialli and Bryan Robson.
Who were the best NBA players in 1987?
The best NBA players in 1987 were Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, Akeem Olajuwon, Kevin McHale and Larry Bird.
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:
33 years, 7 months and 21 days have passed since June 5th, 1987.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 23 of 1987.
Leap Year: 1987 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on June 5th, 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 549846000.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around June 5th, 1987:
May 8th, 1987: 8 IRA volunteers and a civilian are killed in an SAS ambush in Loughgall, Northern Ireland.
May 9th, 1987: 183 people are killed when LOT Flight 5055 Tadeusz Kosciuszko crashes in Warsaw, Poland.
May 15th, 1987: The former bodyguard of Lady Diana, Barry Mannakee, is killed in a road accident.
May 16th, 1987: Coventry City win the FA Cup after defeating Tottenham Hotspur 3-2 after Extra Time.
Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on June 5th, 1987?
Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Charles Haughey was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on June 5th, 1987 was probably conceived around the 26th of August, 1986. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 5th, 1987 is the 14th of March, 1988. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about June 5th, 1987.
12,289 days have passed since this date.
1,061,773,200 seconds have passed since the June 5th, 1987.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,238,735,400 times.
Since June 5th, 1987, earth has travelled approximately 547,874,971,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 176,962,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 91,312,495 steps. That's about 40,583 miles!
Since this date, 12,741,278 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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