Saturday February 28, 1987

US date format: 2/28/1987, UK date format: 28/2/1987

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 28, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Awa Imani and Edouard Collin. 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. Evil Dead II, directed by Sam Raimi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Echoes In The Darkness by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Alfons Zitterbacke. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Earl Weaver Baseball or Card Sharks.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
  • Saint Silvana
  • Saint Rufinus
  • Saint Oswald (d. 992)
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Events

  • Nora Kaye, US ballet dancer, dies at age 67.

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Movies

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Evil Dead II

Evil Dead II

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Starring: Bruce Campbell, Sarah Berry, Dan Hicks, Kassie Wesley DePaiva

Country: United States of America

Lethal Weapon

Lethal Weapon

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Mitchell Ryan

Country: United States of America

Angel Heart

Angel Heart

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Robert De Niro, Lisa Bonet, Charlotte Rampling

Country: United States of America

Some Kind of Wonderful

Some Kind of Wonderful

Directed by: Howard Deutch

Starring: Eric Stoltz, Mary Stuart Masterson, Lea Thompson, Craig Sheffer

Country: United States of America

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

Directed by: Chuck Russell

Starring: Heather Langenkamp, Robert Englund, Craig Wasson, Patricia Arquette

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Alfons Zitterbacke

Alfons Zitterbacke

The Little Vampire

The Little Vampire

Directed by: Uli Edel

Street Legal

Street Legal

Fist of the North Star 2

Fist of the North Star 2

No toca botón

No toca botón

Days to next February 28

If February 28, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 7 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months.
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Books

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Echoes In The Darkness by Joseph Wambaugh

Echoes In The Darkness

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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

James Herriot'S Dog Stories by James Herriot

James Herriot'S Dog Stories

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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

Windmills Of The Gods by Sidney Sheldon

Windmills Of The Gods

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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

Red Storm Rising by Tom Clancy

Red Storm Rising

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Tom Clancy, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Ryan novels--including his latest blockbusters Command Authority and Threat Vector--delivers an electrifying tale of international conflict.Using

The Dinner Party by Howard Fast

The Dinner Party

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A novel written by the author of "The Immigrant", "The Immigrant's Daughter", "The Outsider", "The Pledge" and "Second Generation".

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

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

Gary Lineker's Superstar Soccer

Gary Lineker's Superstar Soccer

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Traditional sports simulator

Earl Weaver Baseball

Earl Weaver Baseball

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Apple II

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Card Sharks

Card Sharks

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: playing cards

Publisher: Accolade, inc.

Fantasy Zone II: The Tears of Opa-Opa

Fantasy Zone II: The Tears of Opa-Opa

Platform: Sega Mark III, Master System, Arcade, Family Computer, MSX, PlayStation 2, Wii (Virtual Console), Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Horizontally scrolling shoot 'em up

Publisher: JP/NA/PAL Sega; JP Pony Canyon; JP SunSoft

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 28, 1987?

On February 28, 1987 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is February 28, 1987?

On February 28, 1987 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on February 28, 1987?

On February 28, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 28, 1987?

On February 28, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 28, 1987?

On February 28, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 28, 1987?

On February 28, 1987 several famous people were born including, Awa Imani, Edouard Collin, Antonio Candreva.

Which famous people died on February 28, 1987?

Famous people died on February 28, 1987 include, Nora Kaye, Anny Ondra.

What was the number one song in February 28, 1987?

The number one song in the week of February 28, 1987 was Livin' On A Prayer by Bon Jovi in US and I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) by George Michael & Aretha Franklin in UK.

What were the top hits on February 28, 1987?

The top hits on February 28, 1987 were Livin' On A Prayer by Bon Jovi, Jacob's Ladder by Huey Lewis & The News, Keep Your Hands To Yourself by Georgia Satellites in US and I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) by George Michael & Aretha Franklin, Stand By Me by Ben E King, Heartache by Pepsi & Shirlie in UK.


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