Sunday February 22, 1987

US date format: 2/22/1987, UK date format: 22/2/1987

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 22, 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 Ekat Kiseleva and Sergio Romero. 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 Bandits by Elmore Leonard was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Alfons Zitterbacke. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Captain Silver or Karyssia: Queen of Diamonds.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
  • United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Ash Wednesday in 2023.
  • Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
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Events

  • Andy Warhol, American pop artist/director/writer, dies from complications following gall bladder surgery at age 58 (born 1928).
  • Bruno Marie-Rose runs world record 200 metre indoor (20.36 seconds).

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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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Alfons Zitterbacke

Alfons Zitterbacke

The Little Vampire

The Little Vampire

Directed by: Uli Edel

Street Legal

Street Legal

Foreign Bodies

Foreign Bodies

Starring: Dan Gordon

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Harry

Harry

Days to next February 22

If February 22, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 7 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 21 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?

Captain Silver

Captain Silver

Platform: Arcade, Sega Master System, NES

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Data East

Dunjunz

Dunjunz

Platform: Acorn Electron BBC Micro

Genre: Action, Gauntlet-like

Publisher: Bug-Byte

Ai Senshi Nicol

Ai Senshi Nicol

Platform: Family Computer Disk System NES Mobile Phones

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Konami

Karyssia: Queen of Diamonds

Karyssia: Queen of Diamonds

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Text adventure game

Publisher: Incentive Software

John Elway's Quarterback

John Elway's Quarterback

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Arcade, Commodore 64, NES, Apple IIGS, PC (MS-DOS), ZX Spectrum,

Genre: Traditional football simulation

Publisher: Virgin Games Tradewest (NES version)

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 22, 1987?

On February 22, 1987 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is February 22, 1987?

On February 22, 1987 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on February 22, 1987?

On February 22, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 22, 1987?

On February 22, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 22, 1987?

On February 22, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 22, 1987?

On February 22, 1987 several famous people were born including, Ekat Kiseleva, Sergio Romero, Elliott Morgan.

Which famous people died on February 22, 1987?

Famous people died on February 22, 1987 include, Glenway Wescott, David Susskind.

What was the number one song in February 22, 1987?

The number one song in the week of February 22, 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 22, 1987?

The top hits on February 22, 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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