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Wednesday February 4, 1987

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 4, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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 The Counterlife by Philip Roth was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Der Landarzt. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Exzisus or 2400 A.D..
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What the sky looked like on 4 February 1987

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Movies

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

Tin Men

Directed by: Barry Levinson

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

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Death Before Dishonor

Directed by: Terry Leonard

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

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City on Fire

Directed by: Ringo Lam

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

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Masques

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

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

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Personal Services

Directed by: Terry Jones

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

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TV Series

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

Der Landarzt

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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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The Little Vampire

Directed by: Uli Edel

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 February 1987 ?

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.
  • Saint Gilbert (d. 1189)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Liberace : American musician and entertainer known for his music, his trademark candelabra, his flamboyant lifestyle and highly affected mannerisms.
  • Carl Rogers: American psychologist and academic (d. 1987).
  • Meena Keshwar Kamal: Afghan feminist and founder of RAWA (Born 1956).
Facts:
  • 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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 04, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Counterlife

By: Philip Roth

The Counterlife is about people enacting their dreams of renewal and escape, some of them going so far as to risk their lives to alter seemingly irreversible destinies.

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Fatherhood

By: Bill Cosby

From one of America's most beloved funnymen comes a hilarious look at the lighter side of fatherhood. So, what is fatherhood...?It's

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A Season On The Brink

By: John Feinstein

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

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The Search For Signs Of Intelligent Life In The Universe

By: Jane Wagner

The text of the Broadway play, captures the last twenty years of American culture

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Full Throttle / Top Speed

Full Throttle / Top Speed

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Taito; NA Romstar

Exzisus

Exzisus

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: JP Taito; WW TAD

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)

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Tecmo Bowl

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, Famicom, PlayChoice-10, Game Boy, Mobile phone, Virtual Console

Publisher: Tecmo

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2400 A.D.

2400 A.D.

Platform: Apple II, DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Origin Systems

Home videos

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

Tin Men

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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Three Amigos

Studio: Orion Pictures

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

Studio: New Line Cinema

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Tough Guys

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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