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Tuesday February 17, 1987

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 17, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Joan Hartock and Amy Rodriguez. 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. Lethal Weapon, directed by Richard Donner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while A Season On The Brink by John Feinstein was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Der Landarzt. If you liked videogames you were probably playing E.O.S.: Earth Orbit Station or Barbarian.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 17 February 1987

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Movies

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

Lethal Weapon

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Mitchell Ryan

Country: United States

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Angel Heart

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Robert De Niro, Lisa Bonet, Charlotte Rampling

Country: United States

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Hunk

Directed by: Lawrence Bassoff

Starring: John Allen Nelson, Steve Levitt, Deborah Shelton, Rebeccah Bush

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Some Kind of Wonderful

Directed by: Howard Deutch

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

Country: United States

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

Directed by: Chuck Russell

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

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Der Landarzt

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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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The Little Vampire

Directed by: Uli Edel

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 February 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Evermodus
  • Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
  • Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day.
  • Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Don Mattingly wins highest salary arbitration ($1,975,000 per year)
  • Michelle Renee Royer, age 21, of Texas, crowned 36th Miss USA.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 17, 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 ?

A Season On The Brink

By: John Feinstein

Twenty-five years after it spent sixteen weeks at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list, John Feinstein’s A Season on the Brink remains the classic of the genre and an

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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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His Way

By: Kitty Kelley

#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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Getsu Fūma Den

Getsu Fūma Den

Platform: Family Computer, Virtual Console, I-Revo

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: Konami

E.O.S.: Earth Orbit Station

E.O.S.: Earth Orbit Station

Platform: Commodore 64, Apple II

Genre: Construction and management simulation

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Barbarian

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

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Psygnosis

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Avengers

Avengers

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Capcom

Ai Senshi Nicol

Ai Senshi Nicol

Platform: Family Computer Disk System NES Mobile Phones

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Konami

Home videos

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

Big Trouble in Little China

Studio: 20th Century Fox

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Three Amigos

Studio: Orion Pictures

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Lethal Weapon

Studio: Warner Bros.

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Crocodile Dundee

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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The Three Caballeros

Studio: The Walt Disney Company

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