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Thursday 22 January 1987

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 22, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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 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 Castlevania II: Simon's Quest or Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line.
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What the sky looked like on 22 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 22 January 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • New Zealand - Wellington Anniversary.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Vincent.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • R Budd Dwyer: Pennsylvania State Treasurer, facing prison for conspiracy and perjury, shoots himself to death at a televised news conference.
  • Budd Dwyer: American politician (Born 1939).
Facts:
  • 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.
  • Pennsylvania Treasurer Budd Dwyer shoots and kills himself with a revolver during a televised press conference after being found guilty on charges of bribery, fraud, conspiracy, and racketeering.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 22, 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 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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Whirlwind

By: James Clavell

Whirlwind is the story of three weeks in Tehran in February 1979: three weeks of fanaticism, passion, self-sacrifice and heartbreak. Caught between the revolutionaries and the forces of international intrigue is a team of professional pilots.

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Necessary Losses

By: Judith Viorst

From grief and mourning to aging and relationships, poet and Redbook contributor Judith Viorst presents a thoughtful and researched study in this examination of love, loss, and letting go.Drawing

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Wanderlust

By: Danielle Steel

Wanderlust is the story of Audrey Driscoll. Orphaned young, Audrey has grown up caring for her eccentric millionaire grandfather and her demanding younger sister, Annabelle, who assume she will always be there for them.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line

Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line

Platform: MSX MSX2 Super Famicom Game Boy Color Mobile phone Wii Android iOS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Enix

Dance Aerobics

Dance Aerobics

Platform: NES

Genre: Music game, Exercise

Publisher: Nintendo NA Bandai JP

E.O.S.: Earth Orbit Station

E.O.S.: Earth Orbit Station

Platform: Commodore 64, Apple II

Genre: Construction and management simulation

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Castlevania II: Simon's Quest

Platform: Family Computer Disk System Nintendo Entertainment System Microsoft Windows

Genre: Platform-adventure

Publisher: Konami

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Double Dragon

Double Dragon

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, PlayChoice-10, Master System, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, IBM PC, Atari ST, Amiga, Atari 2600, Atari 7800, Game Boy, Mega Drive/Genesis, Lynx, Mobile

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Technōs Japan (Japan) Taito (North America) Tradewest (NES) Mastertronic (computers)[1] HAMSTER (PS4)

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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Radio Days

Studio: Orion Pictures

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Harry and the Hendersons

Studio: Universal Pictures

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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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