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Thursday February 26, 1987

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 26, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Julia Bond and Jin Hiramaki. 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 Dancing On My Grave by Gelsey Kirkland with Greg Lawrence was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Der Landarzt. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Flying Shark or Goldrunner.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 26 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 26 February 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Edigna
  • Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
  • Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
  • Saint Victor
  • Saint Alexander of Alexandria
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 1st release of Beatles compact discs
  • Tower Commission probes Iran-Contra affair
  • USSR resumes nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh / Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Washington Bullets block 20 Indiana Pacers shots tying NBA regulation game record.
  • The Tower Commission rebukes U.S. President Ronald Reagan for not controlling his National Security staff.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 26, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Dancing On My Grave

By: Gelsey Kirkland with Greg Lawrence

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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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It

By: Stephen King

Now a major motion picture Stephen King’s terrifying, classic #1 New York Times bestseller, “a landmark in American literature” (Chicago Sun-Times)—about seven adults who return to their hometown to confront a nightmare they had first stumbled on as teenagers…an evil ...

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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 ?

Flying Shark

Flying Shark

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, FM Towns, MS-DOS, Nintendo Entertainment System, PC, X68000, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP Taito (original); JP Kaneko; JP Ving; NA Romstar (original); NA/EU Firebird; EU Electrocoin (original); EU Model Racing (original)

After Burner

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, MSX, NES, PC Engine, Sega 32X, Sega Master System, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Combat flight simulator Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Sega

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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)

Goldrunner

Goldrunner

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64

Genre: vertically scrolling shooter

Chuck Yeager's Advanced Flight Trainer

Chuck Yeager's Advanced Flight Trainer

Platform: Commodore 64, Apple II, DOS, Amstrad CPC, Tandy 1000, ZX Spectrum, Macintosh Plus, Macintosh II

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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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Big Trouble in Little China

Studio: 20th Century Fox

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Ruthless People

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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84 Charing Cross Road

Studio: Columbia Pictures

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An American Tail

Studio: Universal Pictures

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