Friday January 09, 1987

US date format: 1/9/1987, UK date format: 9/1/1987

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 9, 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 Paolo Nutini and Mao Inoue. 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 221B Baker Street or Faxanadu.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Balloon Ascension Day
  • Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
  • 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
  • 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
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Events

  • Chinese / Vietnamese border fights, 1500 killed
  • Sir Rudolph Bing (of New York Met Opera) marries Lady Carroll Douglass
  • The Star Tours attraction opens in Tomorrowland at Disneyland. It cost US$32 million to create.
  • New Nicaraguan constitution takes effect.

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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

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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 09

If January 09, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 8 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 22 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?

Castlevania II: Simon's Quest

Castlevania II: Simon's Quest

Platform: Family Computer Disk System Nintendo Entertainment System Microsoft Windows

Genre: Platform-adventure

Publisher: Konami

Fantasy Zone: The Maze

Fantasy Zone: The Maze

Platform: Arcade, Sega Master System

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sega

221B Baker Street

221B Baker Street

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Datasoft

Goldrunner

Goldrunner

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64

Genre: vertically scrolling shooter

Faxanadu

Faxanadu

Platform: Family Computer/NES, Virtual Console

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA/EU Nintendo


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