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Wednesday January 21, 1987

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 21, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Masa Zec-Peskiric and Damien Bonne. 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 Prince Of Tides by Pat Conroy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Unnatural Causes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blasteroids or Artelius.
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Old Newspapers

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What the sky looked like on 21 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 21 January 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • National Hugging Day
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
  • Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
  • UN Arms Day
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Facts:
  • BB King donates his 7,000 record collection to University of Mississippi.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 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 ?

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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A Taste For Death

By: P. D. James

When the quiet Little Vestry of St. Matthew's Church becomes the blood-soaked scene of a double murder, Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgliesh faces an intriguing conundrum: How did an upper-crust Minister come to lie, slit throat to slit throat, next ...

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Dancing On My Grave

By: Gelsey Kirkland with Greg Lawrence

Dancing on My Grave

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Bandits

By: Elmore Leonard

“Almost unbearable suspense. Leonard has produced another winner.”—PeopleA wild ride with “the coolest, hottest writer in America” (Chicago Tribune), Bandits has everything Elmore Leonard fans love: non-stop thrills, unexpected twists and

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

American Speedway

American Speedway

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Enerdyne Technologies

Beyond Zork

Platform: Apple II, Apple IIGS, Apple Macintosh, Atari ST, IBM PC, Commodore 128

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

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Butasan

Butasan

Platform: Arcade, Sega Mega Drive, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, MSX, Amstrad CPC, Sharp X68000, PS4

Genre: action

Publisher: Jaleco

Blasteroids

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, C64/128, MSX, MS-DOS PC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Atari Games (coin-op), Image Works (home ports)

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Artelius

Artelius

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Nihon Bussan

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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Three Amigos

Studio: Orion Pictures

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Radio Days

Studio: Orion Pictures

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Crocodile Dundee

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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The Color of Money

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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