Wednesday February 11, 1987

US date format: 2/11/1987, UK date format: 11/2/1987

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 11, 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 José Callejón and Ebba Busch. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Livin' On A Prayer by Bon Jovi. In UK I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) by George Michael & Aretha Franklin was in the top 5 hits. Some Kind of Wonderful, directed by Howard Deutch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while It by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Gung Ho. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Falsion or NES Open Tournament Golf.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • World Day of the Sick.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes.
  • National Foundation Day in Japan (See Holidays of Japan.)
  • National Youth Day in Cameroon.
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Events

  • England beats Australia 2-0 to win the World Series Cup.
  • British Airways is privatised and listed on the London Stock Exchange.
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • The Constitution of the Philippines goes into effect.

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Movies

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Some Kind of Wonderful

Some Kind of Wonderful

Directed by: Howard Deutch

Starring: Eric Stoltz, Mary Stuart Masterson, Lea Thompson, Craig Sheffer

Country: United States of America

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

Directed by: Chuck Russell

Starring: Heather Langenkamp, Robert Englund, Craig Wasson, Patricia Arquette

Country: United States of America

Winners Take All

Winners Take All

Directed by: Fritz Kiersch

Starring: Don Michael Paul, Kathleen York, Robert Krantz, Deborah Richter

Rage of Honor

Rage of Honor

Directed by: Gordon Hessler

Starring: Shô Kosugi, Lewis Van Bergen, Robin Evans, Gerry Gibson

Cry Wilderness

Cry Wilderness

Directed by: Jay Schlossberg-Cohen

Starring: Eric Foster, Maurice Grandmaison, John Tallman, Griffin Casey

TV Series

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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

Street Legal

Street Legal

Days to next February 11

If February 11, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 7 months, 10 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 21 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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 …

Watchers by Dean R. Koontz

Watchers

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From a top secret government laboratory come two genetically altered life forms. One is a magnificent dog of astonishing intelligence. The other, a hybrid monster of a brutally violent nature.

His Way by Kitty Kelley

His Way

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • With a new afterword by the author in honor of Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday This is the book that Frank Sinatra tried—but failed—to keep

Echoes In The Darkness by Joseph Wambaugh

Echoes In The Darkness

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On June 25, 1989, the naked corpse of schoolteacher Susan Reinert was found wedged into her hatchback car in a hotel parking lot near Philadelphia's "Main Line." Her

Bandits by Elmore Leonard

Bandits

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“Almost unbearable suspense. Leonard has produced another winner.”—PeopleA wild ride with “the coolest, hottest writer in America” (Chicago Tribune), Bandits has everything Elmore Leonard fans love: non-stop thrills, unexpected twists and

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Falsion

Falsion

Platform: Famicom Disk System

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Konami

Asterix and the Magic Carpet

Asterix and the Magic Carpet

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Thomson TO8, Commodore 64, Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: Arcade/adventure

Publisher: Coktel Vision

Crazee Rider

Crazee Rider

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Superior Software / Acornsoft

Bases Loaded

Bases Loaded

Platform: Arcade, NES, Game Boy, Virtual Console

Genre: Sports: Baseball

Publisher: Jaleco

NES Open Tournament Golf

NES Open Tournament Golf

Platform: NES/Famicom, Famicom Disk System, PlayChoice-10, Virtual Console (Wii, Nintendo 3DS (Ambassador and Public Version) and Wii U)

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Nintendo


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