Wednesday January 28, 1987

US date format: 1/28/1987, UK date format: 28/1/1987

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 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 Chelsea Brummet and Katie Nolan. 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. City on Fire, directed by Ringo Lam, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Flight Of The Intruder by Stephen Coonts was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Gung Ho. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battlefield Germany or Indoor Sports.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas

Events

  • Wrestler Jim Neidhart indicted for assaulting a flight attendant
  • US Foreign minister George Shultz meets African National Congress-leader Oliver Tambo.

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Movies

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City on Fire

City on Fire

Directed by: Ringo Lam

Starring: Yun-Fat Chow, Yueh Sun, Danny Lee, Carrie Ng

Masques

Masques

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

Starring: Philippe Noiret, Robin Renucci, Bernadette Lafont, Monique Chaumette

Personal Services

Personal Services

Directed by: Terry Jones

Starring: Julie Walters, Alec McCowen, Shirley Stelfox, Danny Schiller

Mannequin

Mannequin

Directed by: Michael Gottlieb

Starring: Andrew McCarthy, Kim Cattrall, Estelle Getty, James Spader

Country: United States of America

Over the Top

Over the Top

Directed by: Menahem Golan

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Robert Loggia, Susan Blakely, Rick Zumwalt

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Gung Ho

Gung Ho

Directed by: Ray Enright

Blood Red Roses

Blood Red Roses

Directed by: Bill Lyons

Alfons Zitterbacke

Alfons Zitterbacke

The Little Vampire

The Little Vampire

Directed by: Uli Edel

Street Legal

Street Legal

Days to next January 28

If January 28, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 7 months, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 6 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Flight Of The Intruder by Stephen Coonts

Flight Of The Intruder

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A smash bestseller that spent over six months on the New York Times bestseller list, FLIGHT OF THE INTRUDER became an instant classic.

Roger'S Version by John Updike

Roger'S Version

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As Roger Lambert tells it, he, a middle-aged professor of divinity, is buttonholed in his office by Dale Kohler, an earnest young computer scientist who believes that quantifiable evidence of God’s

Hollywood Husbands by Jackie Collins

Hollywood Husbands

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Hollywood Husbands are hot...Hollywood Husbands aredynamic...Hollywood Husbands are sexy... Jack Python is the hottest Hollywood Husband of all. He rulesnighttime T.V. and his controversial talk show burns up the ratings, while thewomen he encounters melt.

The Prince Of Tides by Pat Conroy

The Prince Of Tides

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PAT CONROY has created a huge, brash thunderstorm of a novel, stinging with honesty and resounding with drama. Spanning forty years, this is the story of turbulent Tom Wingo, his gifted

Night Of The Fox by Jack Higgins

Night Of The Fox

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On the verge of the D-Day invasion, a covert British operative must race against the clock to rescue a stranded soldier and secure Allied victoryIn May of 1944, shipwrecked American Colonel

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Battlefield Germany

Battlefield Germany

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Personal Software Services

Indoor Sports

Indoor Sports

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Commodore 64, Commodore Plus/4, DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Mindscape (US) Databyte, Advance, Tynesoft (EU)

Academy

Academy

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS

Genre: Action game, simulation

Publisher: CRL Group PLC

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

NES Open Tournament Golf

NES Open Tournament Golf

Platform: NES/Famicom, Famicom Disk System, PlayChoice-10, Virtual Console (Wii, Nintendo 3DS (Ambassador and Public Version) and Wii U)

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Nintendo


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