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Saturday February 21, 1987

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 21, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ellen Page and Ashley Greene. 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 Marilyn by Gloria Steinem was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Der Landarzt. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Golvellius or Contra.
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What the sky looked like on 21 February 1987

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Movies

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

Lethal Weapon

Directed by: Richard Donner

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

Country: United States

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Angel Heart

Directed by: Alan Parker

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

Country: United States

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Hunk

Directed by: Lawrence Bassoff

Starring: John Allen Nelson, Steve Levitt, Deborah Shelton, Rebeccah Bush

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Some Kind of Wonderful

Directed by: Howard Deutch

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

Country: United States

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

Directed by: Chuck Russell

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

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Der Landarzt

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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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The Little Vampire

Directed by: Uli Edel

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 February 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Pepin of Landen
  • Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
  • Saint Randoald
  • International Mother Language Day (UNESCO).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Noel Odell: English mountaineer, last person to see Mallory and Irvine alive (Born 1890).
Facts:
  • Cindy Rarick wins LPGA Tsumura Hawaiian Ladies Golf Open.
  • Syrian army marches into Beirut, Lebanon.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 21, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Marilyn

By: Gloria Steinem

In this sensitive, provocative portrait of Marilyn Monroe, Gloria Steinem reveals the woman behind the myth--the child Norma Jean--and the forces in America that shaped her into the fantasy and icon

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Flight Of The Intruder

By: Stephen Coonts

A smash bestseller that spent over six months on the New York Times bestseller list, FLIGHT OF THE INTRUDER became an instant classic.

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The Fatal Shore

By: Robert Hughes

The history of the birth of Australia which came out of the suffereing and brutality of England's infamous convict transportation system.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bonecruncher

Bonecruncher

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Commodore Amiga

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Superior Software

Contra

Contra

Platform: Arcade, Famicom/NES, PlayChoice-10, MSX2, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Microsoft Windows[1], MS-DOS

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Konami

Captain Silver

Captain Silver

Platform: Arcade, Sega Master System, NES

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Data East

Golvellius

Golvellius

Platform: MSX, Sega Master System, iPhone OS

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Compile, Sega

Ark Area

Ark Area

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: UPL

Home videos

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

Deadly Friend

Studio: Warner Bros.

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River's Edge

Studio: Home Box Office

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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The Color of Money

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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Tough Guys

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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