September 13th, 1987

September 13th, 1987, fell on a Sunday. It was day 256 of 1987. The decade was the 1980s.

33 years, 0 months and 10 days have passed since September 13th, 1987.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on September 13th, 1987:

  • United States: La Bamba - Los Lobos
  • United Kingdom: Never Gonna Give You Up - Rick Astley

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.

Take Me Back!

The date is September 13th, 1987 and it's a Sunday. People are enjoying their weekend. Schools have started back and autumn has arrived, so temperatures have started to cool and trees are beginning to shed their leaves.

In America, the song La Bamba by Los Lobos is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley is the number one hit song. Ronald Reagan is currently the President of the United States and the movie Stakeout 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 "Family Ties", "Cheers", "Who's the Boss?" and "ThunderCats". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Missile Command", "Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar", "Contra" and "Street Fighter".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Bugs Bunny Show", "Muppet Babies", "The Real Ghostbusters" and "Married... with Children". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Speak & Spell", "Transformers", "Garbage Pail Kids (trading cards)" and "Hot Looks (fashion model dolls)".


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 September 13th, 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.

  • 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.

    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

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 33 years, 0 months and 10 days have passed since September 13th, 1987.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 37 of 1987.
  • Leap Year: 1987 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on September 13th, 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 558486000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around September 13th, 1987:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on September 13th, 1987, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1987 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: September 13th, 1987 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of September will have the birthstone Sapphire.

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.
  • The Cosby Show - American television sitcom starring Bill Cosby.

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 13th of September:


Weather

Weather information for September 13th, 1987:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 17.1 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 69.6 degrees Fahrenheit. 20.89 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 5.08cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 15.11 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 6.1cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on September 13th, 1987.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on September 13th, 1987 was probably conceived around the 4th of December, 1986. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 13th, 1987 is the 22nd of June, 1988. (Rough Estimate).

Video 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.
  • 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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about September 13th, 1987.

  • 12,064 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,042,329,600 seconds have passed since the September 13th, 1987.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,216,051,200 times.
  • Since September 13th, 1987, earth has travelled approximately 537,842,073,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 173,721,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 89,640,346 steps. That's about 39,840 miles!
  • Since this date, 12,507,955 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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