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Saturday January 24, 1987

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 24, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Luis Suárez and Ruth Bradley. 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 Word For Word by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Unnatural Causes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Exzisus or Grand Prix Construction Set.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 24 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 24 January 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
  • Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 61st Australian Women's Tennis: H Mandlikova beat M Navratilova (7-5, 7-6).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 24, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1987?

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Books

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

Word For Word

By: Andrew A. Rooney

A collection of often hilarious, sometimes sobering, but always interesting observations by America's favorite curmudgeon. Here in a nationwide bestseller is Rooney at his best--articulating the frustrations of modern life.

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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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Marilyn

By: Gloria Steinem

In this sensitive, provocative portrait of Marilyn Monroe, Gloria Steinem reveals the woman behind the myth--the child Norma Jean--and the forces in America that shaped her into the fantasy and icon

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His Way

By: Kitty Kelley

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • With a new afterword by the author in honor of Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday This is the book that Frank Sinatra tried—but failed—to keep

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Exzisus

Exzisus

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: JP Taito; WW TAD

Booby Kids

Booby Kids

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action

Publisher: Nihon Bussan

Grand Prix Construction Set

Grand Prix Construction Set

Platform: BBC Micro

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Superior Software/Acornsoft

Beyond Dark Castle

Platform: Apple Macintosh, C64, Apple IIGS, Amiga

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Silicon Beach Software

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Hades Nebula

Hades Nebula

Platform: Atari ST Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Home videos

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

Ruthless People

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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Lethal Weapon

Studio: Warner Bros.

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Heartbreak Ridge

Studio: Warner Bros.

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

Studio: New Line Cinema

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Tough Guys

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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