October 6th, 1987, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 279 of 1987. The decade was the 1980s.
33 years, 0 months and 22 days have passed since October 6th, 1987.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 6th, 1987:
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The date is October 6th, 1987 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Libra. The summer is long gone. Temperatures have started to become much cooler and the evenings are beginning to get darker.
Fallen leaves have carpeted driveways, lawns, pathways and sidewalks and there's a fresh earthy scent in the ear. In America, the song Here I Go Again by Whitesnake is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Pump Up The Volume by MARRS 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. 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 "Knots Landing", "Punky Brewster", "Charles in Charge" and "Married... with Children". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Tetris", "Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar", "Punch-Out!!" and "Maniac Mansion ". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Thomas the Tank Engine", "The Real Ghostbusters", "Married... with Children" and "21 Jump Street".
If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Big wheel (tricycle)", "Fisher-Price Little People (Farm)", "Transformers" and "Sylvanian Families".
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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.
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.
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.
"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" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1987.
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.
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"Full House" - "Beverly Hills Teens" - "DuckTales" - "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"
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