Monday January 05, 1987

US date format: 1/5/1987, UK date format: 5/1/1987

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 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 Kristin Cavallari and Jason Mitchell. 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. The Stepfather, directed by Joseph Ruben, 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 Unnatural Causes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bio Senshi Dan: Increaser to no Tatakai or Final Assault.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Mungday (Discordianism)
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
  • The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.

Events

  • Surrogate Baby M case begins in Hackensack, New Jersey
  • U.S. President Ronald Reagan undergoes prostate surgery, causing speculation about his physical fitness to continue in office.

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Movies

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The Stepfather

The Stepfather

Directed by: Joseph Ruben

Starring: Terry O'Quinn, Jill Schoelen, Shelley Hack, Charles Lanyer

Hotshot

Hotshot

Directed by: Rick King

Starring: Jim Youngs, Pelé, Billy Warlock, Jeremy Green

Critical Condition

Critical Condition

Directed by: Michael Apted

Starring: Richard Pryor, Rachel Ticotin, Rubén Blades, Maria Cardinale

From Beyond

From Beyond

Directed by: Stuart Gordon

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

The Fringe Dwellers

The Fringe Dwellers

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

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

TV Series

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Unnatural Causes

Unnatural Causes

Directed by: Robert Malenfant

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

Days to next January 05

If January 05, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 8 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 9 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.

The Christmas Day Kitten by James Herriot

The Christmas Day Kitten

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The famous veterinarian/writer shares the true story of how an independent-minded stray cat gives a woman and her three Basset hounds a Christmas present.

Perfume by Patrick Suskind

Perfume

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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.

It by Stephen King

It

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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 …

Hollywood Husbands by Jackie Collins

Hollywood Husbands

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Hollywood Husbands are hot...Hollywood Husbands aredynamic...Hollywood Husbands are sexy... Jack Python is the hottest Hollywood Husband of all. He rulesnighttime T.V. and his controversial talk show burns up the ratings, while thewomen he encounters melt.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

The Guild of Thieves

The Guild of Thieves

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Acorn Archimedes, Atari ST, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, Apple Macintosh, Sinclair Spectrum

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Rainbird Software

Dragon Scroll

Dragon Scroll

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: Konami

Bio Senshi Dan: Increaser to no Tatakai

Bio Senshi Dan: Increaser to no Tatakai

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action

Publisher: Jaleco

Escape from Singe's Castle

Escape from Singe's Castle

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, Mac OS

Publisher: Software Projects (8 bit), Readysoft (16 bit)

Final Assault

Final Assault

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

Publisher: Infogrames

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On January 05, 1987 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is January 05, 1987?

On January 05, 1987 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 05, 1987?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on January 05, 1987?

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

Which famous people are born on January 05, 1987?

On January 05, 1987 several famous people were born including, Kristin Cavallari, Jason Mitchell.

Which famous people died on January 05, 1987?

Famous people died on January 05, 1987 include, Margaret Laurence, Herman Smith-Johannsen.

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

The number one song in the week of January 05, 1987 was Walk Like An Egyptian by Bangles in US and Reet Petite by Jackie Wilson in UK.

What were the top hits on January 05, 1987?

The top hits on January 05, 1987 were Walk Like An Egyptian by Bangles, Notorious by Duran Duran, Shake You Down by Gregory Abbott in US and Reet Petite by Jackie Wilson, Jack Your Body by Steve 'Silk' Hurley, Is This Love by Alison Moyet in UK.


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