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Saturday January 17, 1987

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 17, 1987). 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. Dead of Winter, directed by Arthur Penn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Foundation And Earth by Isaac Asimov was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Unnatural Causes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bio Senshi Dan: Increaser to no Tatakai or Death or Glory.
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What the sky looked like on 17 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 17 January 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
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Facts:
  • 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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 17, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Foundation And Earth

By: Isaac Asimov

The fifth novel in Asimov's popular Foundation series opens with second thoughts. Councilman Golan Trevize is wondering if he was right to choose a collective mind as the best possible future

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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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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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Fatherhood

By: Bill Cosby

From one of America's most beloved funnymen comes a hilarious look at the lighter side of fatherhood. So, what is fatherhood...?It's

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Deathlord

Deathlord

Platform: Commodore 64 Apple II

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Bio Senshi Dan: Increaser to no Tatakai

Bio Senshi Dan: Increaser to no Tatakai

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action

Publisher: Jaleco

Death or Glory

Death or Glory

Platform: Commodore 16, Commodore Plus/4, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Publisher: CRL Group

Arumana no Kiseki

Arumana no Kiseki

Platform: Family Computer Disk System

Genre: Platform game, Adventure

Publisher: Konami

Battleships (video game)

Battleships (video game)

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Amiga

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Elite

Home videos

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

River's Edge

Studio: Home Box Office

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Lethal Weapon

Studio: Warner Bros.

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The Wraith

Studio: Orion Pictures

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Top Gun

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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