Monday February 02, 1987
US date format: 2/2/1987, UK date format: 2/2/1987
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 2, 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 Gerard Piqué and Martin Spanjers.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Open Your Heart by Madonna.
In UK Stand By Me by Ben E King was in the top 5 hits.
Tin Men, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Whirlwind by James Clavell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Gung Ho.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Amegas or Alex Kidd BMX Trial.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 02, 1987?
- Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
- St. Adelbald
- Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
- United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
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- Kansas City Royals' pitcher Dennis Leonard (3X 20 game winner), retires.
- Philippines adopts constitution.
- After the 1986 People Power Revolution the Philippines enacts a new constitution.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 02, 1987?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Madonna - Open Your Heart
- Billy Vera - At This Moment (Live)
- Bon Jovi - Livin' On A Prayer
- Cyndi Lauper - Change Of Heart
- Samantha Fox - Touch Me (I Want Your Body)
- Genesis - Land Of Confusion
- Georgia Satellites - Keep Your Hands To Yourself
- Glass Tiger - Someday
- Chicago - Will You Still Love Me?
- Boston - We're Ready
Top #5 songs in the UK
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 02If February 02, 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?