Friday February 20, 1987

US date format: 2/20/1987, UK date format: 20/2/1987

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 20, 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 Miles Teller and Pichaya Nitipaisalkul. 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 Driller or Barbarian: The Ultimate Warrior.
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Historical Events

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  • Bomb blamed on Unabomber explodes by computer store in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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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 20

If February 20, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 7 months, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 19 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?

The Fool's Errand

The Fool's Errand

Platform: Mac OS, MS-DOS, Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Miles Computing

Driller

Driller

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

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Incentive Software

Dizzy - The Ultimate Cartoon Adventure

Dizzy - The Ultimate Cartoon Adventure

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Codemasters

Barbarian: The Ultimate Warrior

Barbarian: The Ultimate Warrior

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Palace Software (Europe), Epyx (North America)

Ghost Hunters

Ghost Hunters

Platform: Amstrad CPC ZX Spectrum

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Codemasters

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 20, 1987?

On February 20, 1987 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is February 20, 1987?

On February 20, 1987 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on February 20, 1987?

On February 20, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 20, 1987?

On February 20, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 20, 1987?

On February 20, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 20, 1987?

On February 20, 1987 several famous people were born including, Miles Teller, Pichaya Nitipaisalkul, Daniella Pineda.

Which famous people died on February 20, 1987?

Famous people died on February 20, 1987 include, Ivan Brkanovic.

What was the number one song in February 20, 1987?

The number one song in the week of February 20, 1987 was Livin' On A Prayer by Bon Jovi in US and I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) by George Michael & Aretha Franklin in UK.

What were the top hits on February 20, 1987?

The top hits on February 20, 1987 were Livin' On A Prayer by Bon Jovi, Keep Your Hands To Yourself by Georgia Satellites, Will You Still Love Me? by Chicago in US and I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) by George Michael & Aretha Franklin, Stand By Me by Ben E King, Heartache by Pepsi & Shirlie in UK.


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