Friday 9 January 1987
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
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.
Platoon, directed by Oliver Stone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Red Storm Rising by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Yesterday's Dreams.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Contra or Dark Adventure.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- 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.
- 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
- Eastern Orthodox - Feast of Saint Theophan the Recluse.
- Roman Catholic - Feast of Saint Adrian
- Stepfather's Day
- Paolo Nutini: Scottish singer/songwriter.
- Mao Inoue: Japanese actress.
- Lucas Pezzini Leiva: Brazilian footballer.
- JB Mauney: Bull Rider.
- Sam Bird: English race car driver.
- Lucas Leiva: Brazilian footballer.
- Jami Puustinen: Finnish footballer.
- Pablo Santos: Mexican actor (d. 2006).
- Arthur Lake: Corbin, Kentucky -- Actor (Dagwood-Blondie).
- 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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