Thursday February 19, 1987
US date format: 2/19/1987, UK date format: 19/2/1987
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 19, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Jeffrey Cyrus and Vanesa Furlanetto.
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 Red Storm Rising by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Gung Ho.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Combat School or Bismarck.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 19, 1987?
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Pisces
- Astrology: Can also be last day of sun sign Aquarius depending on the time of birth and the astrologer's viewpoint.
- Chaoflux (Discordianism)
- Stardust opens at Biltmore Theater NYC for 102 performances
- Minn sheriff office arrest FBI most wanted, Thomas G Harrelson
- Reagan lifts trade boycott against Poland.
- Anti-smoking ad airs for first time on TV in the USA, featuring Yul Brynner.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 19, 1987?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bon Jovi - Livin' On A Prayer
- Georgia Satellites - Keep Your Hands To Yourself
- Chicago - Will You Still Love Me?
- Huey Lewis & The News - Jacob's Ladder
- Samantha Fox - Touch Me (I Want Your Body)
- The Jets - You Got It All
- Lionel Richie - Ballerina Girl
- Madonna - Open Your Heart
- Ready For The World - Love You Down
- Cyndi Lauper - Change Of Heart
Top #5 songs in the UK
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 19If February 19, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 7 months, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 27 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?