BestOfDate

November 23rd, 1987.

November 23rd, 1987, was a Monday. It was day 327 of 1987. The decade was the 1980s.

33 years, 5 months and 12 days have passed since November 23rd, 1987.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Sagittarius.

Born on November 23rd, 1987.

People who were born on this exact date.

  • Nicole Polizzi (Snooki): Reality TV star.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on November 23rd, 1987.

  • United States: The Time Of My Life - Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes
  • United Kingdom: China In Your Hand - T'Pau

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "The Running Man" was at the top of the box office on November 23rd, 1987.

Take me back to November 23rd, 1987!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is November 23rd, 1987 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Sagittarius. In America, Thanksgiven Day of 1987 is just around the corner.

It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder. In America, the song The Time Of My Life by Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes 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 The Running Man 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. Actress Demi Moore and actor Bruce Willis have just been married. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Cheers", "Who's the Boss?", "The Golden Girls" and "Full House".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Tetris", "Boulder Dash", "Contra" and "Maniac Mansion ". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Smurfs", "Muppet Babies", "Jem and the Holograms" and "ALF". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Water Ring Toss, Cabbage Patch Kids, Garbage Pail Kids (trading cards) and Jenga.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on November 23rd, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 33 years, 5 months and 12 days have passed since November 23rd, 1987.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 48 of 1987.
  • Leap Year: 1987 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on November 23rd, 1987, will be 33 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1987 belong to the Generation Y (Millennial) generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 564624000.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around November 23rd, 1987.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on this date.

What are your strengths and weaknesses?

View Personality Summary

Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

NEW! Check out our personality summary image for this birth date.

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 23rd, 1987, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1987 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: November 23rd, 1987 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.
  • Birth flower (November): The Chrysanthemum.

Photos of late 1980s fashion.

Photographs of late 1980s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of late 1980s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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.
  • MacGyver - TV show about a resourceful secret agent who can solve almost any problem using the mundane objects around him.
  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on November 23rd, 1987.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 1987.

  • Fireman Sam
  • 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

Popular toys and games in 1987.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1987.

  • Jenga
  • Micro Machines
  • 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)
  • The Commodore 64
  • Fisher-Price Little People (Farm)
  • Big wheel (tricycle)
  • Cabbage Patch Kids
  • Speak & Spell
  • Water Ring Toss
  • Dungeons & Dragons
  • Lite-Brite
  • The Easy-Bake Oven

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Maniac Mansion - 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.
  • Missile Command - Arcade game developed by Atari.

1987 - TV stations, commercials and shows.

A nostalgic video that emulates what television was like back in 1987.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 23rd of November.

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 23rd of November.

  • Labor Thanksgiving Day (Japan)

Weather on November 23rd, 1987.

Historical weather information for November 23rd, 1987.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 8.3 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a windy day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 40.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 4.83 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 4.61 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.76cm.

US President.

Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on November 23rd, 1987.

UK Prime Minister.

Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on November 23rd, 1987.

Irish Taoiseach.

Charles Haughey was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on November 23rd, 1987.

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about November 23rd, 1987.

  • A total of 12,218 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,745 weeks have passed.
  • 1,055,631,600 seconds have passed since the November 23rd, 1987.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,231,570,200 times.
  • Since November 23rd, 1987, the earth has travelled approximately 544,705,905,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 175,938,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 90,784,318 steps. That's about 40,349 miles!
  • Since this date, 12,667,579 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

What does this date mean to you?

Leave a comment and tell everyone why November 23rd, 1987 is important to you.

All comments are moderated before they are published. We may edit comments to correct misspellings and grammar. We may also remove or redact personal information.

Search for another date.

It looks like you have reached the end! Try searching for another date.



Random dates.

Feeling lucky? Take a look at the list of random dates below.


« Previous Day
22nd of November, 1987

© 2014-2021 BestOfDate.com