Thursday January 22, 1987
US date format: 1/22/1987, UK date format: 22/1/1987
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 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 Ray Rice and Misa Campo.
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 It by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Unnatural Causes.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Getsu Fūma Den or Elixir.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 22, 1987?
- New Zealand - Wellington Anniversary.
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Vincent.
- Blizzard in New Jersey, as 334 attend the New Jersey Devils - Calgary Flames NHL game, New Jersey wins 7-5.
- Pennsylvania politician R. Budd Dwyer shoots and kills himself during a televised press conference, leading to debates on boundaries in journalism.
- 27-year old Glen Tremml pedals the ultralight aircraft Eagle over Edwards Air Force Base, California, for a human-powered flight record of 37.2 miles.
- Philippine security forces open fire on a crowd of 10,000 : 15,000 demonstrators at Malacanang Palace, Manila, killing 13.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 22, 1987?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 22If January 22, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 7 months, 30 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 1 day.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?