Saturday 17 January 1987
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Carola Durán and Svetlana Radzivil.
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.
Platoon, directed by Oliver Stone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while A Taste For Death by P. D. James was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Eyes on the Prize.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crystal Quest or Fast Lane.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
Famous Birthdays:17 January
- Hugo Fregonese: Argentinian director and screenwriter (d. 1987).
- President Reagan signs secret order permitting covert sale of arms to Iran
- US President Ronald Reagan signs secret order permitting covert sale of arms to Iran.
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