Friday February 06, 1987
US date format: 2/6/1987, UK date format: 6/2/1987
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 6, 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 Anika (musician) and Joe Walker.
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 Bio Senshi Dan: Increaser to no Tatakai or Pac-Mania.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 06, 1987?
- Bob Marley Day in Rastafarianism (Jamaica and Ethiopia)
- Waitangi Day (National Holiday) in New Zealand
- Sami National Day (known as Lapps; in Finland and Scandinavia)
- Saint Amandus, Apostle of the Franks
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- No-smoking rules take effect in US federal buildings.
- US female Figure Skating championship won by Jill Trenary.
- Justice Mary Gaudron is appointed to the High Court of Australia, the first woman to be appointed.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 06, 1987?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Madonna - Open Your Heart
- Billy Vera - At This Moment (Live)
- Bon Jovi - Livin' On A Prayer
- Cyndi Lauper - Change Of Heart
- Samantha Fox - Touch Me (I Want Your Body)
- Genesis - Land Of Confusion
- Georgia Satellites - Keep Your Hands To Yourself
- Glass Tiger - Someday
- Chicago - Will You Still Love Me?
- Boston - We're Ready
Top #5 songs in the UK
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 06If February 06, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 7 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 16 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?