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Thursday 12 February 1987

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jérémy Chardy and David Cooper. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Livin' On A Prayer by Bon Jovi. In UK Stand By Me by Ben E King was in the top 5 hits. Mannequin, directed by Michael Gottlieb, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Echoes In The Darkness by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Return of Sherlock Holmes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bio Senshi Dan: Increaser to no Tatakai or Fire Power.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Return of Sherlock Holmes

Written by: John Hawkesworth

Starring: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Rosalie Williams

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Mathnet

Written by: David D. Connell, Jim Thurman

Starring: Joe Howard, Beverly Leech

Country: United States

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Eyes on the Prize

Starring: Julian Bond, Eugene 'Bull' Connor

Country: United States

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Yesterday's Dreams

Starring: Frances Atkinson, Trevor Byfield, Ed Devereaux, Paul Freeman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Our World

Starring: Linda Ellerbee, Ray Gandolf

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Mannequin

Directed by: Michael Gottlieb

Starring: Andrew McCarthy, Kim Cattrall, Estelle Getty

Country: United States

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Over the Top

Directed by: Menahem Golan

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Robert Loggia, Susan Blakely

Country: United States

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Little Shop of Horrors

Directed by: Frank Oz

Starring: Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene, Vincent Gardenia

Country: United States

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Platoon

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe

Country: United States

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The Golden Child

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Eddie Murphy, J.L. Reate, Charles Dance

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 February 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Saint Alexis of Moscow
  • Saint Benedict of Aniane
  • Red Hand Day
  • Darwin Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jérémy Chardy: French professional tennis player, he won one singles title (Stuttgart) in 2009, and reached the quarterfinals of the 2013 Australian open.
  • David Cooper: Baseball Player.
  • Britt Nilsson: Reality Star.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Survivors of a black man murdered by KKK members awarded US$7 million damages.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in February 1987?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Dennis Conner -- Feb. 9, 1987
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9049
  • Time: Why is Service So Bad?'

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Echoes In The Darkness

By: Joseph Wambaugh

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

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The Search For Signs Of Intelligent Life In The Universe

By: Jane Wagner

Emmy Award-winning playwright Jane Wagner’s brilliant social satire is back in a gorgeous new paperback edition—new life for the play that rocked Broadway in 1985 and still rings true today.

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The Counterlife

By: Philip Roth

The Counterlife is about people enacting their dreams of renewal and escape, some of them going so far as to risk their lives to alter seemingly irreversible destinies.

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Flight Of The Intruder

By: Stephen Coonts

A smash bestseller that spent over six months on the New York Times bestseller list, FLIGHT OF THE INTRUDER became an instant classic.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Basketball Challenge

Platform: IBM micros and compatibles

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Bio Senshi Dan: Increaser to no Tatakai

Bio Senshi Dan: Increaser to no Tatakai

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action

Publisher: Jaleco

Battle of Britain

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Personal Software Services

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Fire Power

Platform: Amiga, Apple IIGS, DOS, Atari ST, Commodore 64, WebTV

Genre: Action

Publisher: MicroIllusions

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Getsu Fūma Den

Getsu Fūma Den

Platform: Family Computer, Virtual Console, I-Revo

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: Konami


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