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Sunday January 4, 1987

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 4, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Freja Kirk and Jeremstar . 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 Perfect Spy by John le Carré was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Unnatural Causes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing A Jax or Final Assault.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 4 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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From Beyond

Directed by: Stuart Gordon

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

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The Fringe Dwellers

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Kristina Nehm, Justine Saunders, Bob Maza, Kylie Belling

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Trick or Treat

Directed by: Charles Martin Smith

Starring: Marc Price, Tony Fields, Lisa Orgolini, Doug Savant

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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 4 January 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Spaghetti Day
  • Ogoni Day
  • The eleventh night and tenth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • Feast day of St Elizabeth Ann Seton
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Peggy Bacon: Author / illustrator (Off With Their Heads), dies at 91.
  • F van Heek: Dutch sociologist, dies at age 79.
Facts:
  • 16 die in a train crash in Chase, Maryland
  • The Chase, Maryland rail wreck: An Amtrak train en route to Boston, Massachusetts from Washington, D.C., collides with Conrail engines in Chase, Maryland, killing 16 people.

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Sport Games on 4 January 1987

NFL
American Football
  • New England Patriots - Denver Broncos : 17 - 22
  • San Francisco 49ers - New York Giants : 3 - 49
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 04, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

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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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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Perfume

By: Patrick Suskind

An acclaimed bestseller and international sensation, Patrick Suskind’s classic novel provokes a terrifying examination of what happens when one man’s indulgence in his greatest passion—his sense of smell—leads to murder.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Arkanoid - Revenge of Doh

Arkanoid - Revenge of Doh

Platform: Arcade Game, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Commodore Amiga, MSX, NES, Microsoft Windows, ZX Spectrum, Apple IIGS

Genre: Breakout

Publisher: Taito Corporation and Romstar

A Jax

A Jax

Platform: Arcade, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum, Sharp X68000, PS4(Arcade Archives)

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Konami

Deathlord

Deathlord

Platform: Commodore 64 Apple II

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

The Eternal Dagger

The Eternal Dagger

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure, Role-Playing, Strategy

Publisher: Strategic Simulations

Final Assault

Final Assault

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple IIgs, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum

Publisher: Infogrames

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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Heartbreak Ridge

Studio: Warner Bros.

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Raising Arizona

Studio: 20th Century Fox

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Flight of the Navigator

Studio: The Walt Disney Company

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