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Friday January 2, 1987

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 2, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Shelley Hennig and Loïc Rémy. 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 A Taste For Death by P. D. James was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Unnatural Causes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Demon Stalkers: The Raid on Doomfane or Feud.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 2 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 2 January 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
  • Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
  • Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Penn State upsets Miami in Fiesta Bowl for college football champ

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 02, 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 ?

A Taste For Death

By: P. D. James

When the quiet Little Vestry of St. Matthew's Church becomes the blood-soaked scene of a double murder, Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgliesh faces an intriguing conundrum: How did an upper-crust Minister come to lie, slit throat to slit throat, next ...

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One More Time

By: Carol Burnett

Carol Burnett spent most of her childhood in a Depression-scarred Hollywood neighborhood, where she lived in a single-room apartment with her endearingly batty grandmother, Nanny, a hypochondriacal Christian Scientist with a

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It

By: Stephen King

Now a major motion picture Stephen King’s terrifying, classic #1 New York Times bestseller, “a landmark in American literature” (Chicago Sun-Times)—about seven adults who return to their hometown to confront a nightmare they had first stumbled on as teenagers…an evil ...

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Demon Stalkers: The Raid on Doomfane

Demon Stalkers: The Raid on Doomfane

Platform: Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Action, role-playing video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Exolon

Exolon

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Enterprise 128, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Hewson

Auf Wiedersehen Monty

Auf Wiedersehen Monty

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, MSX, Commodore 16

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Feud

Feud

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, PC DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mastertronic

Bermuda Triangle

Bermuda Triangle

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: SNK

Home videos

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

River's Edge

Studio: Home Box Office

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Lethal Weapon

Studio: Warner Bros.

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The Wraith

Studio: Orion Pictures

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

Studio: New Line Cinema

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The Golden Child

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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