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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 09, 1987?
- 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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- 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.
- Arthur Lake: Corbin, Kentucky -- Actor...
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 09, 1987?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 09If 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.
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?