Sunday February 01, 1987
US date format: 2/1/1987, UK date format: 1/2/1987
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 1, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
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 Flight Of The Intruder by Stephen Coonts was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Gung Ho.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Full Throttle / Top Speed or Bubble Ghost.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 01, 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.
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- 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.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 01, 1987?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 01If February 01, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 7 months, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 12 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?