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Thursday January 15, 1987

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 15, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kelly Kelly and Jesus Luz. 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 The Prince Of Tides by Pat Conroy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Unnatural Causes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Joe Blade or 221B Baker Street.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 15 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 15 January 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
  • Jallikattu in South India.
  • United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
  • North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
  • Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 15, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

The Prince Of Tides

By: Pat Conroy

PAT CONROY has created a huge, brash thunderstorm of a novel, stinging with honesty and resounding with drama. Spanning forty years, this is the story of turbulent Tom Wingo, his gifted

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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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The Beet Queen

By: Louise Erdrich

On a spring morning in 1932, young Karl and Mary Adare arrive by boxcar in Argus, North Dakota. After being orphaned in a most peculiar way, they seek refuge in the

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Night Of The Fox

By: Jack Higgins

On the verge of the D-Day invasion, a covert British operative must race against the clock to rescue a stranded soldier and secure Allied victoryIn May of 1944, shipwrecked American Colonel

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Joe Blade

Joe Blade

Platform: Spectrum, C64, CPC, Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Atari 8-bit, MSX, Amiga, ST

Genre: Platform, shoot-em-up

Publisher: Players

APB

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vehicular combat

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Captain Silver

Captain Silver

Platform: Arcade, Sega Master System, NES

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Data East

The Astonishing Adventures Of Mr Weems And The She Vampires

The Astonishing Adventures Of Mr Weems And The She Vampires

Platform: Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC ZX Spectrum

Genre: Maze / Shooter game

Publisher: Piranha

221B Baker Street

221B Baker Street

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

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Datasoft

Home videos

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

Deadly Friend

Studio: Warner Bros.

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Big Trouble in Little China

Studio: 20th Century Fox

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84 Charing Cross Road

Studio: Columbia Pictures

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Lethal Weapon

Studio: Warner Bros.

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The Golden Child

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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