Thursday February 05, 1987

US date format: 2/5/1987, UK date format: 5/2/1987

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 5, 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 Darren Criss and Christen Dominique. 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 Full Throttle / Top Speed or American Speedway.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Kashmir Day observes as public holiday in Pakistan.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agatha of Sicily, patron saint of firework makers and glass blowers.
  • Saint Bertolf

Events

  • Dow Jones Industrial Average average closes above 2,200 for first time.
  • Soyuz TM-2 launched.

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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 05

If February 05, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 7 months, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 4 days.
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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?

Full Throttle / Top Speed

Full Throttle / Top Speed

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Taito; NA Romstar

American Speedway

American Speedway

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Enerdyne Technologies

Battlefield Germany

Battlefield Germany

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Personal Software Services

Firetrack

Firetrack

Platform: Acorn Electron[2] BBC Micro Commodore 64

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Electric Dreams Software[1] Superior/Acornsoft

Dragon Spirit

Dragon Spirit

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16, Wii (Virtual Console), X68000, ZX Spectrum, NES

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP/NA/EU Namco; NA Atari Games; NA NEC; EU Consult Software; EU Domark; AUS Nintendo

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 05, 1987?

On February 05, 1987 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is February 05, 1987?

On February 05, 1987 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 05, 1987?

On February 05, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 05, 1987?

On February 05, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 05, 1987?

On February 05, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 05, 1987?

On February 05, 1987 several famous people were born including, Darren Criss, Vernus Abbott, Christen Dominique.

Which famous people died on February 05, 1987?

Famous people died on February 05, 1987 include, William Collier.

What was the number one song in February 05, 1987?

The number one song in the week of February 05, 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 05, 1987?

The top hits on February 05, 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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