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Thursday January 1, 1987, NewYear’s Day

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 1, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Raïssa Boyer and Meryl Davis. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Walk Like An Egyptian by Bangles. In UK Reet Petite by Jackie Wilson was in the top 5 hits. Hotshot, directed by Rick King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Word For Word by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Unnatural Causes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beyond Dark Castle or Flak Attack.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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What the sky looked like on 1 January 1987

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Movies

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

Hotshot

Directed by: Rick King

Starring: Jim Youngs, Pelé, Billy Warlock, Jeremy Green

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Critical Condition

Directed by: Michael Apted

Starring: Richard Pryor, Rachel Ticotin, Rubén Blades, Maria Cardinale

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The Seventh Curse

Directed by: Ngai Choi Lam

Starring: Yun-Fat Chow, Siu-Ho Chin, Maggie Cheung, Ken Boyle

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Ratboy

Directed by: Sondra Locke

Starring: Sondra Locke, Robert Townsend, Christopher Hewett, Larry Hankin

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From Beyond

Directed by: Stuart Gordon

Starring: Jeffrey Combs, Barbara Crampton, Ted Sorel, Ken Foree

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TV Series

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

Unnatural Causes

Directed by: Robert Malenfant

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Monte Carlo

Directed by: 20th_Century_Fox

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 January 1987 ?

Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 01 January
Famous Deaths:
  • Gustav Knuth: German actor who made his debut in "Der Ammenkonig" in 1935.
Facts:
  • 60 bodies recovered in Dupont Plaza Hotel fire in Puerto Rico
  • International Year of Shelter for Homeless begins

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 01, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1987?

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Books

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

Word For Word

By: Andrew A. Rooney

A collection of often hilarious, sometimes sobering, but always interesting observations by America's favorite curmudgeon. Here in a nationwide bestseller is Rooney at his best--articulating the frustrations of modern life.

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Through A Glass Darkly

By: Karleen Koen

"Lives up to every expectation. It's magnificent!" - Cleveland Plain Dealer Sourcebooks Landmark proudly reintroduces this classic historical novel. Karleen Koen's sweeping saga contains unforgettable characters consumed with passion: the extraordinarily

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A Perfect Spy

By: John le Carré

Over the course of his seemingly irreproachable life, Magnus Pym has been all things to all people: a devoted family man, a trusted colleague, a loyal friend—and the perfect spy.

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James Herriot'S Dog Stories

By: James Herriot

In this very special, heart-warming collection of favorite stories about dogs great and small, James Herriot tells us about his own dogs and all the wonderful people and animals we have

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Game Over II

Game Over II

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up, platform game

Publisher: Dinamic Software

Continental Circus

Continental Circus

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum, PlayStation 2, Xbox, PC

Genre: Racing simulation

Publisher: Taito

Beyond Dark Castle

Platform: Apple Macintosh, C64, Apple IIGS, Amiga

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Silicon Beach Software

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Evening Star

Evening Star

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Publisher: Hewson Consultants Ltd.

Flak Attack

Flak Attack

Platform: Arcade, Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation 4

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Konami

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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Lady and the Tramp

Studio: The Walt Disney Company

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Radio Days

Studio: Orion Pictures

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Heartbreak Ridge

Studio: Warner Bros.

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Raising Arizona

Studio: 20th Century Fox

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