November 16th, 1987, fell on a Monday. It was day 320 of 1987. The decade was the 1980s.
32 years, 8 months and 19 days have passed since November 16th, 1987.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on November 16th, 1987:
United States: Mony Mony - Billy Idol
United Kingdom: China In Your Hand - T'Pau
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Fatal Attraction" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is November 16th, 1987 and it's a Monday. It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder. In America, the song Mony Mony by Billy Idol is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, China In Your Hand by T'Pau is the number one hit song. Ronald Reagan is currently the President of the United States and the movie Fatal Attraction 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 "Magnum, P.I.", "Cheers", "Who's the Boss?" and "21 Jump Street". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Tetris", "Zelda II: The Adventure of Link", "Contra" and "Maniac Mansion
". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Danger Mouse", "The Cosby Show", "Pingu" and "The Flintstone Kids".
Popular toys include the likes of "Easy-Bake Oven", "Commodore 64", "Pogo ball / Lolo ball" 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 November 16th, 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.
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 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 and information about this date:
32 years, 8 months and 19 days have passed since November 16th, 1987.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 47 of 1987.
Leap Year: 1987 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on November 16th, 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 564019200.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around November 16th, 1987:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 16th, 1987, will have the star sign Scorpio.
However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Libra.
Zodiac Element: Water.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1987 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
Native American Zodiac: November 16th, 1987 falls under the Snake.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Star Trek: The Next Generation - Starring Patrick Stewart as Captain Jean‑Luc Picard.
Full House - Sitcom about a widowed man who looks after his three daughters.
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.
1987 - Kid's TV
Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1987.
"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" - "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)
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 16th of November:
Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on November 16th, 1987.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on November 16th, 1987 was probably conceived around the 6th of February, 1987. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 16th, 1987 is the 25th of August, 1988. (Rough Estimate).
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
- Graphic adventure game.
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.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about November 16th, 1987.
11,952 days have passed since this date.
1,032,649,200 seconds have passed since the November 16th, 1987.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,204,757,400 times.
Since November 16th, 1987, earth has travelled approximately 532,846,987,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 172,108,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 88,807,831 steps. That's about 39,470 miles!
Since this date, 12,391,790 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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