Thursday January 29, 1987

US date format: 1/29/1987, UK date format: 29/1/1987

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 29, 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 Ksenia Kahnovich and Aja Dang. 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 Baseball The Season II or Gary Lineker's Superstar Soccer.
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Historical Events

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  • Lisa files for separation from husband New York Met Darryl Strawberry
  • William J Casey ends term as 13th director of US Central Intelligence Agency.

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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 29

If January 29, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 7 months, 30 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 1 day.
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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?

Falsion

Falsion

Platform: Famicom Disk System

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Konami

Baseball The Season II

Baseball The Season II

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Cinematronics

After Burner II

After Burner II

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS, NES/Famicom, Sharp X68000, Mega Drive/Genesis, PC Engine, Sega Saturn, PlayStation 2

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Sega

Gary Lineker's Superstar Soccer

Gary Lineker's Superstar Soccer

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Traditional sports simulator

Artelius

Artelius

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Nihon Bussan

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 29, 1987?

On January 29, 1987 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is January 29, 1987?

On January 29, 1987 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on January 29, 1987?

On January 29, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 29, 1987?

On January 29, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 29, 1987?

On January 29, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 29, 1987?

On January 29, 1987 several famous people were born including, Ksenia Kahnovich, José Abreu, Aja Dang.

Which famous people died on January 29, 1987?

Famous people died on January 29, 1987 include, Ivo Lhotka-Kalinski.

What was the number one song in January 29, 1987?

The number one song in the week of January 29, 1987 was At This Moment (Live) by Billy Vera in US and Reet Petite by Jackie Wilson in UK.

What were the top hits on January 29, 1987?

The top hits on January 29, 1987 were At This Moment (Live) by Billy Vera, Open Your Heart by Madonna, C'est La Vie by Robbie Nevil in US and Reet Petite by Jackie Wilson, Jack Your Body by Steve 'Silk' Hurley, Is This Love by Alison Moyet in UK.


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