Tuesday January 06, 1987, Epiphany
US date format: 1/6/1987, UK date format: 6/1/1987
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 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 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 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 Arkanoid - Revenge of Doh or The Ancient Art of War at Sea.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 06, 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
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- Astronomers at University of California see first sight of birth of a galaxy.
- 100th US Congress convenes.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 06, 1987?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 06If January 06, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 8 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 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?