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.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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)

Events

  • 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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Movies

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Lethal Weapon

Lethal Weapon

Directed by: Richard Donner

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

Country: United States of America

Angel Heart

Angel Heart

Directed by: Alan Parker

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

Country: United States of America

Some Kind of Wonderful

Some Kind of Wonderful

Directed by: Howard Deutch

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

Country: United States of America

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

Directed by: Chuck Russell

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

Country: United States of America

Winners Take All

Winners Take All

Directed by: Fritz Kiersch

Starring: Don Michael Paul, Kathleen York, Robert Krantz, Deborah Richter

TV Series

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Gung Ho

Gung Ho

Directed by: Ray Enright

Blood Red Roses

Blood Red Roses

Directed by: Bill Lyons

Alfons Zitterbacke

Alfons Zitterbacke

The Little Vampire

The Little Vampire

Directed by: Uli Edel

Street Legal

Street Legal

Days to next February 19

If 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.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Red Storm Rising by Tom Clancy

Red Storm Rising

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Tom Clancy, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Ryan novels--including his latest blockbusters Command Authority and Threat Vector--delivers an electrifying tale of international conflict.Using

Shan by Eric Van Lustbader

Shan

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On a high plateau in the heart of Asia lies Shan, the holy site where men are tested and the deepest secrets of Eastern mysticism are revealed.

The Eyes Of The Dragon by Stephen King

The Eyes Of The Dragon

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Once Upon a Time, There Was Terror…The Eyes of the DragonA tale of archetypal heroes and sweeping adventures, of dragons and princes and evil wizards, here is epic fantasy as only Stephen

Dreams Are Not Enough by Jacqueline Briskin

Dreams Are Not Enough

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Temptress, goddess, star - Alyssia Del Mar was all of these to the millions of movie fans who worshiped her extravagant allure and irresistible sensuality.

Fatherhood by Bill Cosby

Fatherhood

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Air Fortress

Air Fortress

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: HAL Laboratory

Battlefield Germany

Battlefield Germany

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Personal Software Services

The Ancient Art of War at Sea

The Ancient Art of War at Sea

Platform: Macintosh, MS-DOS

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Brøderbund

Combat School

Combat School

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Sinclair ZX Spectrum

Genre: Track and Field

Publisher: Konami

Bismarck

Bismarck

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Atari 8-bit

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: UK Mirrorsoft; US Datasoft


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