Wednesday February 04, 1987

US date format: 2/4/1987, UK date format: 4/2/1987

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 4, 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 Lucie Bernardoni and Lucie Safarova. 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 Bureaucracy or John Elway's Quarterback.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Veronica, patron saint of photographers
  • Ancient Latvia - Biezputras Diena observed.
  • Independence Day in Sri Lanka (1948).
  • Angolan Anniversary of the Outbreak of Armed Struggle against Portuguese Colonialism.
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Events

  • Liberace, American pianist (Liberace Show), actor (Evil Chandell - Batman), dies at age 67 (born 1919).
  • US President Ronald Reagan's veto of Clean Water Act is overridden by US Congress.
  • Sacramento Kings score only four points first quarter against the Los Angeles Lakers; fewest in a period since introduction of 24 second shot-clock in 1954.

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Movies

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Tin Men

Tin Men

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Danny DeVito, Barbara Hershey, John Mahoney

Death Before Dishonor

Death Before Dishonor

Directed by: Terry Leonard

Starring: Fred Dryer, Brian Keith, Joseph Gian, Sasha Mitchell

City on Fire

City on Fire

Directed by: Ringo Lam

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

Masques

Masques

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

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

Personal Services

Personal Services

Directed by: Terry Jones

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

TV Series

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Gung Ho

Gung Ho

Directed by: Ray Enright

Blood Red Roses

Blood Red Roses

Directed by: Bill Lyons

Alfons Zitterbacke

Alfons Zitterbacke

The Little Vampire

The Little Vampire

Directed by: Uli Edel

Street Legal

Street Legal

Days to next February 04

If February 04, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 7 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 8 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Whirlwind by James Clavell

Whirlwind

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Whirlwind is the story of three weeks in Tehran in February 1979: three weeks of fanaticism, passion, self-sacrifice and heartbreak. Caught between the revolutionaries and the forces of international intrigue is a team of professional pilots.

A Season On The Brink by John Feinstein

A Season On The Brink

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Twenty-five years after it spent sixteen weeks at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list, John Feinstein’s A Season on the Brink remains the classic of the genre and an

Marilyn by Gloria Steinem

Marilyn

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In this sensitive, provocative portrait of Marilyn Monroe, Gloria Steinem reveals the woman behind the myth--the child Norma Jean--and the forces in America that shaped her into the fantasy and icon

Reagan'S America by Garry Wills

Reagan'S America

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Ronald Reagan achieved magical accord with the American people, attuning them to his moral vision of a nation made up of optimistic individualists, tough yet God-fearing, blessed with a special destiny.

Across China by Peter Jenkins

Across China

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In the mid-1970s Peter Jenkins set out across the country's heartland to rediscover America. His stirring account of that extraordinary quest unfolded in the two bestselling books, A Walk Across America

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Graham Gooch's All Star Cricket

Graham Gooch's All Star Cricket

Platform: C64, C128

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Audiogenic

Bureaucracy

Bureaucracy

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 128, MS-DOS, Macintosh

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

Dream Zone

Dream Zone

Platform: Apple IIGS, Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Baudville

Flak Attack

Flak Attack

Platform: Arcade, Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation 4

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Konami

John Elway's Quarterback

John Elway's Quarterback

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Arcade, Commodore 64, NES, Apple IIGS, PC (MS-DOS), ZX Spectrum,

Genre: Traditional football simulation

Publisher: Virgin Games Tradewest (NES version)

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 04, 1987?

On February 04, 1987 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is February 04, 1987?

On February 04, 1987 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 04, 1987?

On February 04, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 04, 1987?

On February 04, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 04, 1987?

On February 04, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 04, 1987?

On February 04, 1987 several famous people were born including, Lucie Bernardoni, Lucie Safarova, Nikita Vitiugov

Which famous people died on February 04, 1987?

Famous people died on February 04, 1987 include, Liberace , Carl Rogers, Meena Keshwar Kamal

What was the number one song in February 04, 1987?

The number one song in the week of February 04, 1987 was Open Your Heart by Madonna in US and Stand By Me by Ben E King in UK

What were the top hits on February 04, 1987?

The top hits on February 04, 1987 were Open Your Heart by Madonna, At This Moment (Live) by Billy Vera, Livin' On A Prayer by Bon Jovi in US and Stand By Me by Ben E King, I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) by George Michael & Aretha Franklin, Down To Earth by Curiosity Killed The Cat in UK


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