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Monday 23 February 1987

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 23, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ab-Soul and Elysa Montfort. 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 The Fitzgeralds And The Kennedys by Doris Kearns Goodwin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Der Landarzt. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alex Kidd: High-Tech World or Crazee Rider.
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What the sky looked like on 23 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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Alfons Zitterbacke

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The Little Vampire

Directed by: Uli Edel

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Street Legal

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Fist of the North Star 2

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 February 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Milburga
  • Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
  • Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
  • Blessed odilia of Mombeek
  • Guyana - Mashramani-Republic Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Esmond Knight: East Sheen, England -- Actor (Hamlet, Sleeping Murder).
Facts:
  • Supernova 1987A in LMC first seen; first naked-eye supernova since 1604.
  • Dick Howser retires from managing Kansas City Royals, due to brain tumor.
  • Russian Writers Union accepts Boris Pasternak posthumous as member.
  • Supernova 1987A, the first quotnaked-eyequot supernova since 1604, is observed.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 23, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Fitzgeralds And The Kennedys

By: Doris Kearns Goodwin

"The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys" is the sweeping history of two immigrant families, their rise to become potent political dynasties, and the marriage that brought the two together to found the

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Outbreak

By: Robin Cook

Murder and intrigue reach epidemic proportions when a devastating plague sweeps the country. Dr. Marissa Blumenthal of the Atlanta Centers for Disease Control investigates--and soon uncovers the medical world's deadliest secret...

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Patience Of A Saint

By: Andrew M. Greeley

Patience of a Saint

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James Herriot'S Dog Stories

By: James Herriot

In this very special, heart-warming collection of favorite stories about dogs great and small, James Herriot tells us about his own dogs and all the wonderful people and animals we have

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Fool's Errand

Platform: Mac OS, MS-DOS, Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Miles Computing

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Galaga '88

Galaga '88

Platform: Arcade, PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16, Game Gear, X68000, Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP/NA/EU Namco; JP Micomsoft; NA Atari Games; NA NEC

Crazee Rider

Crazee Rider

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Superior Software / Acornsoft

Alex Kidd: High-Tech World

Alex Kidd: High-Tech World

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Platform, adventure

Publisher: Sega

Basketball Challenge

Basketball Challenge

Platform: IBM micros and compatibles

Home videos

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

River's Edge

Studio: Home Box Office

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Lethal Weapon

Studio: Warner Bros.

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Top Gun

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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An American Tail

Studio: Universal Pictures

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

Studio: New Line Cinema

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