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Tuesday February 24, 1987

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 24, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Stéphan Rizon and Tena Desae. 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 Fatal Shore by Robert Hughes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Der Landarzt. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aztec Adventure or Border Zone.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 24 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 24 February 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
  • Flag Day in MTxico.
  • St. Sergius
  • Dragobete in Romania.
  • St. Matthias
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • LA Laker Kareem Abdul-Jabbar scores his 36,000th NBA point
  • Radio personality Larry King suffers a heart attack
  • 29th Grammy Awards: "Higher Love", Graceland, Bruce Hornsby win.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 24, 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 Fatal Shore

By: Robert Hughes

The history of the birth of Australia which came out of the suffereing and brutality of England's infamous convict transportation system.

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Dancing On My Grave

By: Gelsey Kirkland with Greg Lawrence

Dancing on My Grave

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Echoes In The Darkness

By: Joseph Wambaugh

On June 25, 1989, the naked corpse of schoolteacher Susan Reinert was found wedged into her hatchback car in a hotel parking lot near Philadelphia's "Main Line." Her

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Windmills Of The Gods

By: Sidney Sheldon

She's on the glinting edge of East-West confrontation, a beautiful and accomplished scholar who has suddenly become our newest ambassador to an Iron Curtain country, a woman who is about to

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Joe Blade

Joe Blade

Platform: Spectrum, C64, CPC, Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Atari 8-bit, MSX, Amiga, ST

Genre: Platform, shoot-em-up

Publisher: Players

Battlantis

Battlantis

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Konami

Border Zone

Border Zone

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Macintosh

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

Aztec Adventure

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Strategy (with elements of action)

Publisher: Sega

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Captain America in: The Doom Tube of Dr. Megalomann

Captain America in: The Doom Tube of Dr. Megalomann

Platform: Atari ST, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Go!

Home videos

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

Lady and the Tramp

Studio: The Walt Disney Company

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Crocodile Dundee

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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Heartbreak Ridge

Studio: Warner Bros.

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Raising Arizona

Studio: 20th Century Fox

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Tough Guys

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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