Thursday February 12, 1987

US date format: 2/12/1987, UK date format: 12/2/1987

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see zodiac on February 12, 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 Jérémy Chardy and Claudia Ciesla. 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 Batty or Accolade's Comics.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Saint Alexis of Moscow
  • Saint Benedict of Aniane
  • Red Hand Day
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Events

  • Survivors of a black man murdered by KKK members awarded US$7 million damages.

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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

City on Fire

City on Fire

Directed by: Ringo Lam

Starring: Yun-Fat Chow, Yueh Sun, Danny Lee, Carrie Ng

Masques

Masques

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

Starring: Philippe Noiret, Robin Renucci, Bernadette Lafont, Monique Chaumette

The Stepfather

The Stepfather

Directed by: Joseph Ruben

Starring: Terry O'Quinn, Jill Schoelen, Shelley Hack, Charles Lanyer

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

TV Series

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Alfons Zitterbacke

Alfons Zitterbacke

The Little Vampire

The Little Vampire

Directed by: Uli Edel

Street Legal

Street Legal

Gung Ho

Gung Ho

Directed by: Ray Enright

Blood Red Roses

Blood Red Roses

Directed by: Bill Lyons

How old am I?

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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

Batty

Batty

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Action

Accolade's Comics

Accolade's Comics

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Accolade

Garfield: Big Fat Hairy Deal

Garfield: Big Fat Hairy Deal

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform

Publisher: The Edge

La abadía del crimen

La abadía del crimen

Platform: Amstrad CPC, MSX, PC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Opera Soft

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 12, 1987?

On February 12, 1987 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is February 12, 1987?

On February 12, 1987 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 12, 1987?

On February 12, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 12, 1987?

On February 12, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 12, 1987?

On February 12, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 12, 1987?

On February 12, 1987 several famous people were born including, Jérémy Chardy, Claudia Ciesla, Anna Hopkins.

Which famous people died on February 12, 1987?

Famous people died on February 12, 1987 include, Lang Jeffries.

What was the number one song in February 12, 1987?

The number one song in the week of February 12, 1987 was Livin' On A Prayer by Bon Jovi in US and I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) by George Michael & Aretha Franklin in UK.

What were the top hits on February 12, 1987?

The top hits on February 12, 1987 were Livin' On A Prayer by Bon Jovi, Open Your Heart by Madonna, Change Of Heart by Cyndi Lauper in US and I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) by George Michael & Aretha Franklin, Stand By Me by Ben E King, Heartache by Pepsi & Shirlie in UK.