November 26th, 1987

November 26th, 1987, fell on a Thursday. It was day 330 of 1987. The decade was the 1980s.

33 years, 4 months and 24 days have passed since November 26th, 1987.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on November 26th, 1987:

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

Movie Box Office

Which movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "The Running Man" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is November 26th, 1987 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Sagittarius. In America, families are currently celebrating Thanksgiven Day.

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 "Knots Landing", "Only Fools and Horses", "Family Ties" and "'Allo 'Allo!".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Missile Command", "Duck Hunt", "Tetris" and "Zelda II: The Adventure of Link". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Cosby Show", "Thomas the Tank Engine", "The Real Ghostbusters" and "ALF". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Lite-Brite", "Big wheel (tricycle)", "Transformers" and "Pogo ball / Lolo ball".


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 26th, 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, 4 months and 24 days have passed since November 26th, 1987.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 48 of 1987.
  • Leap Year: 1987 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on November 26th, 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 564883200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around November 26th, 1987:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 26th, 1987, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Scorpio.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1987 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: November 26th, 1987 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.

Television Shows

TV shows that people would 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.
  • 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.

1987 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing 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

1987 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been 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)
  • Commodore 64
  • Fisher-Price Little People (Farm)
  • Big wheel (tricycle)
  • Cabbage Patch Kids
  • Speak & Spell
  • Water Ring Toss
  • Dungeons & Dragons
  • Lite-Brite
  • Easy-Bake Oven

Video Games

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

  • 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 26th of November:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 26th of November:

  • Thanksgiving Day (USA)

Weather

Weather information for November 26th, 1987:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 4.9 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 35.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 2.11 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 21.59cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 5.72 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on November 26th, 1987?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on November 26th, 1987?

  • Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Charles Haughey was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on November 26th, 1987 was probably conceived around the 16th of February, 1987. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 26th, 1987 is the 4th of September, 1988. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about November 26th, 1987.

  • 12,200 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,054,076,400 seconds have passed since the November 26th, 1987.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,229,755,800 times.
  • Since November 26th, 1987, earth has travelled approximately 543,903,422,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 175,679,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 90,650,570 steps. That's about 40,289 miles!
  • Since this date, 12,648,917 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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