Tuesday January 6, 1987, Epiphany
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It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 6, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Magalie Vaé and Sasha Cane.
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 Patriot Games by Tom Clanc was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Unnatural Causes.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chuck Yeager's Advanced Flight Trainer or F-1 Spirit: The Way To Formula-1.
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Which were the important events of 6 January 1987 ?
- Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
- Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
- In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
- Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
- Ancient Latvia - Zvaigznes Diena observed
- Armenian Christmas (except in the Holy Land where it's on January 18th - old calendar)
- Magalie Vaé: French singer who won the fifth series of the French Star Academy TV talent show.
- Sasha Cane
- Justin Kripps
- Bongani Khumalo: South African footballer.
- Ndamukong Suh: Football Player.
- Zhang Lin: Chinese swimmer.
- Arin Hanson: Voice Actor.
- Gemma Gibbons: English-Scottish martial artist.
- Astronomers at University of California see first sight of birth of a galaxy.
- 100th US Congress convenes.
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