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Tuesday January 20, 1987

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 20, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Evan Peters and Marco Simoncelli. In that special week of January people in US were listening to At This Moment (Live) by Billy Vera. In UK Reet Petite by Jackie Wilson was in the top 5 hits. Beyond Therapy, directed by Robert Altman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while The Counterlife by Philip Roth was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Unnatural Causes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing China Warrior or Exolon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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What the sky looked like on 20 January 1987

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Beyond Therapy

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Julie Hagerty, Jeff Goldblum, Glenda Jackson, Tom Conti

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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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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 20 January 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
  • Saint Fabian
  • Euthymus
  • Desiderius
  • Meinrad
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Anglican Church envoy Terry Waite taken hostage in Beirut, Lebanon
  • Church of England envoy Terry Waite is kidnapped in Lebanon.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 20, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1987?

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Books

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

The Counterlife

By: Philip Roth

The Counterlife is about people enacting their dreams of renewal and escape, some of them going so far as to risk their lives to alter seemingly irreversible destinies.

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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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The Prince Of Tides

By: Pat Conroy

PAT CONROY has created a huge, brash thunderstorm of a novel, stinging with honesty and resounding with drama. Spanning forty years, this is the story of turbulent Tom Wingo, his gifted

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Red Storm Rising

By: Tom Clancy

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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Exolon

Exolon

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Enterprise 128, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Hewson

Feud

Feud

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, PC DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mastertronic

China Warrior

China Warrior

Platform: TurboGrafx 16/PC Engine, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network, Mobile phone

Genre: Beat'em up

Publisher: Hudson Soft, NEC

The 3-D Battles of WorldRunner

The 3-D Battles of WorldRunner

Platform: Family Computer Disk System, Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Third-Person Rail Shooter Platformer

Publisher: JP Disc Original Group; NA Acclaim Entertainment

Street Fighter

Street Fighter

Platform: Arcade, various home systems

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Capcom

Home videos

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

Tin Men

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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Three Amigos

Studio: Orion Pictures

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Crocodile Dundee

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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Top Gun

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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The Golden Child

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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