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Wednesday 14 January 1987

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 14, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michael Heitz and Michael Turchin. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Shake You Down by Gregory Abbott. In UK Reet Petite by Jackie Wilson was in the top 5 hits. Dead of Winter, directed by Arthur Penn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Dancing On My Grave by Gelsey Kirkland with Greg Lawrence 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 Evening Star.
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What the sky looked like on 14 January 1987

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Movies

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

Dead of Winter

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Mary Steenburgen, Roddy McDowall, Jan Rubes, William Russ

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Street Trash

Directed by: James M. Muro

Starring: Mike Lackey, Bill Chepil, Vic Noto, Mark Sferrazza

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Outrageous Fortune

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Starring: Shelley Long, Bette Midler, Peter Coyote, Robert Prosky

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The Stepfather

Directed by: Joseph Ruben

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

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Hotshot

Directed by: Rick King

Starring: Jim Youngs, Pelé, Billy Warlock, Jeremy Green

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TV Series

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

Unnatural Causes

Directed by: Robert Malenfant

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Monte Carlo

Directed by: 20th_Century_Fox

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Gung Ho

Directed by: Ray Enright

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Blood Red Roses

Directed by: Bill Lyons

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Alfons Zitterbacke

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 January 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Day of St. Basil the Great in Eastern Orthodoxy, January 1 on the Julian Calendar.
  • Feast of Divina Pastora, in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.
  • Makar Sankranti in India. The event is marked by flying kites. Also Pongal in South India.
  • New Year's Day in Eastern Orthodoxy, see Julian Calendar.
  • Festum Asinorum, medieval burlesque festival celebrating the Flight into Egypt.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Michael Heitz: American accident victim, he and his friend Patrick Murphy, died at about 8:30 PM on January 9, 2004 in a fiery car crash on Route 128 in Manchester, MA when a drunk driver, speeding on the wrong side of the highway, collided into the car in which Heitz was the front seat passenger and Murphy was driving.
  • Michael Turchin: Family Member.
  • Atsushi Hashimoto: Japanese actor.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Douglas Sirk (original name: Claus Detlef Sierck) in Lugano, Switzerland (born in Hamburg, Germany), at age 86; film director with Universal Studios.
Facts:
  • Catfish Hunter and Billy Williams are elected to Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 14, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Dancing On My Grave

By: Gelsey Kirkland with Greg Lawrence

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The Golden Cup

By: Belva Plain

In this magnificent return to the world of Evergreen, Henrietta Roth, an extraordinary woman, fights to control her destiny; and three turbulent generations come vividly to life against a background of

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Bandits

By: Elmore Leonard

“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

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The Search For Signs Of Intelligent Life In The Universe

By: Jane Wagner

The text of the Broadway play, captures the last twenty years of American culture

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Eternal Dagger

The Eternal Dagger

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure, Role-Playing, Strategy

Publisher: Strategic Simulations

Evening Star

Evening Star

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Publisher: Hewson Consultants Ltd.

221B Baker Street

221B Baker Street

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Datasoft

Flunky

Flunky

Platform: ZX Spectrum, C64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Piranha Games

Bermuda Triangle

Bermuda Triangle

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: SNK

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Lady and the Tramp

Studio: The Walt Disney Company

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Big Trouble in Little China

Studio: 20th Century Fox

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Harry and the Hendersons

Studio: Universal Pictures

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Heartbreak Ridge

Studio: Warner Bros.

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The Color of Money

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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