11th of July, 1987

The 11th of July, 1987, fell on a Saturday. Day 192 of 1987. Decade: 1980s.

32 years, 8 months and 18 days have passed since the 11th of July, 1987.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 11th of July, 1987:

  • David Bowie headlines at Slane.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 11th of July, 1987:

  • United States: Alone - Heart
  • United Kingdom: It's A Sin - Pet Shop Boys

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise" 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 11th of July, 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.

  • 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.

  • Mikhail Gorbachev.

    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.

  • The Last Emperor

    "The Last Emperor" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1987.

  • 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.

  • 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 32 years, 8 months and 18 days have passed since the 11th of July, 1987.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 28 of 1987.
  • Leap Year: 1987 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 11th of July, 1987, will be 32 years of age.
  • People born in 1987 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 552956400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 11th of July, 1987:

  • 12th of June, 1987: The film Predator (1987) is released in movie theaters.
  • 14th of June, 1987: The Los Angeles Lakers win the 1987 NBA Finals after they defeat the Boston Celtics 4-2.
  • 23rd of June, 1987: Actor Sean Penn is sentenced to 60 days in jail for reckless driving and for punching an extra on a movie set.
  • 24th of June, 1987: The comedy movie Spaceballs (1987) is released.
  • 26th of June, 1987: Full Metal Jacket (1987) is released.
  • 17th of July, 1987: RoboCop (1987) is released in movie theaters.
  • 18th of July, 1987: The best-selling soundtrack album "Dirty Dancing" is released.
  • 21st of July, 1987: Guns N' Roses release their album "Appetite for Destruction", which contains the single "Welcome to the Jungle".
  • 3rd of August, 1987: Def Leppard release their album "Hysteria".
  • 5th of August, 1987: Two motorists are killed in Northern Ireland when actor Matthew Broderick crosses into the wrong lane and causes a head-on collision.
  • 7th of August, 1987: Masters of the Universe (1987) is released.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 11th of July, 1987, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1987 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 11th of July, 1987 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.

Television Shows

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

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Who's the Boss? - Sitcom about a retired player who relocates to work as a live-in housekeeper.

1987 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1987.

"Adventures of the Little Koala" - "21 Jump Street" - "Married... with Children" - "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" - "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)
  • Popples
  • Fluppy Dogs
  • Sylvanian Families
  • Garbage Pail Kids (trading cards)
  • Pogo ball / Lolo ball
  • Transformers
  • Pound Puppies
  • My Little Pony (figures)
  • Commodore 64
  • Fisher-Price Little People (Farm)
  • Big wheel (tricycle)
  • Cabbage Patch Kids
  • Speak & Spell
  • Water Ring Toss
  • Lite-Brite
  • Easy-Bake Oven

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 11th of July:


Weather

Weather information for the 11th of July, 1987:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 19.4 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 79.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 26.61 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 20.06 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 11th of July, 1987.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 11th of July, 1987 was probably conceived around the 1st of October, 1986. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 11th of July, 1987 is the 19th of April, 1988. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

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

  • 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.
  • 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 the 11th of July, 1987.

  • 11,950 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,032,480,000 seconds have passed since the 11th of July, 1987.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,204,560,000 times.
  • Since the 11th of July, 1987, earth has travelled approximately 532,759,680,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 172,080,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 88,793,280 steps. That's about 39,464 miles!
  • Since this date, 12,389,760 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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