Sunday 1 February 1987
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to At This Moment (Live) by Billy Vera.
In UK Reet Petite by Jackie Wilson was in the top 5 hits.
while The Eyes Of The Dragon by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 February 1987 ?
- St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
- In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
- Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
- The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
- The start of Black History Month in the United States.
- Imbolc - the first day of Spring in Ireland (Irish Calendar), one of the eight solar holidays in the Wheel of the Year.
- St. Veridiana
- Montario Hardesty: American football player.
- Ronda Rousey: American mixed martial artist, judoka and actress.
- Heather Morris: American actress and dancer.
- Sebastian Boenisch: Polish footballer.
- Moises Henriques: Portuguese-Australian cricketer.
- NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 10-6.
- Kathy Postlewait win LPGA Mazda Golf Classic.
- 38,873 NBA crowd watch Chicago Bulls at Detroit Pistons.
- 163 day strike against Deere and Company ends, workers accept wage freeze.
- Terry Williams of Los Gatos, California wins US$5 million at Harrah's Reno playing the MegaBuck slot machine, after spending US$47.
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