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Sunday February 1, 1987

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 1, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ronda Rousey and Heather Morris. 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. City on Fire, directed by Ringo Lam, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while The Counterlife by Philip Roth was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Der Landarzt. If you liked videogames you were probably playing APB or Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line.
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What the sky looked like on 1 February 1987

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

City on Fire

Directed by: Ringo Lam

Starring: Yun-Fat Chow, Yueh Sun, Danny Lee, Carrie Ng

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Masques

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

Starring: Philippe Noiret, Robin Renucci, Bernadette Lafont, Monique Chaumette

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Personal Services

Directed by: Terry Jones

Starring: Julie Walters, Alec McCowen, Shirley Stelfox, Danny Schiller

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Mannequin

Directed by: Michael Gottlieb

Starring: Andrew McCarthy, Kim Cattrall, Estelle Getty, James Spader

Country: United States

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Over the Top

Directed by: Menahem Golan

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Robert Loggia, Susan Blakely, Rick Zumwalt

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Der Landarzt

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Gung Ho

Directed by: Ray Enright

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Blood Red Roses

Directed by: Bill Lyons

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Alfons Zitterbacke

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The Little Vampire

Directed by: Uli Edel

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 February 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • 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.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Alessandro Blasetti: Italian film director and critic, one of the two best directors of the Fascist period of Italian cinema from 1935-1945, which was, for the most part, a mediocre era.
  • Erin Westmore: makeup artist (Hollywood Backstage), dies at age 82.
Facts:
  • 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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 01, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Counterlife

By: Philip Roth

The Counterlife is about people enacting their dreams of renewal and escape, some of them going so far as to risk their lives to alter seemingly irreversible destinies.

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The Search For Signs Of Intelligent Life In The Universe

By: Jane Wagner

The text of the Broadway play, captures the last twenty years of American culture

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Perfume

By: Patrick Suskind

An acclaimed bestseller and international sensation, Patrick Suskind’s classic novel provokes a terrifying examination of what happens when one man’s indulgence in his greatest passion—his sense of smell—leads to murder.

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Bandits

By: Elmore Leonard

“Almost unbearable suspense. Leonard has produced another winner.”—PeopleA wild ride with “the coolest, hottest writer in America” (Chicago Tribune), Bandits has everything Elmore Leonard fans love: non-stop thrills, unexpected twists and

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line

Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line

Platform: MSX MSX2 Super Famicom Game Boy Color Mobile phone Wii Android iOS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Enix

Pac-Mania

Platform: Acorn Archimedes, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MSX2, Nintendo Entertainment System, Sega Master System, Sega Genesis/Mega Drive, X68000, ZX Spectrum, Zeebo, Game Boy Advance, Microsoft

Genre: Maze

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Atari Games; NA Tengen; EU Domark; EU Grandslam

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APB

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vehicular combat

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Accolade's Comics

Accolade's Comics

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Accolade

Aztec Adventure

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Strategy (with elements of action)

Publisher: Sega

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Deadly Friend

Studio: Warner Bros.

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Lethal Weapon

Studio: Warner Bros.

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The Wraith

Studio: Orion Pictures

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Raising Arizona

Studio: 20th Century Fox

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The Color of Money

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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