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Saturday January 31, 1987

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 31, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marcus Mumford and Sargon Duran. 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 Whirlwind by James Clavell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Der Landarzt. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battleships (video game) or Crossroads.
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What the sky looked like on 31 January 1987

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

City on Fire

Directed by: Ringo Lam

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

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Masques

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

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

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Personal Services

Directed by: Terry Jones

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

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Mannequin

Directed by: Michael Gottlieb

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

Country: United States

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Over the Top

Directed by: Menahem Golan

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

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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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 31 January 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Ludovica
  • Saint Geminianus
  • Saint Marcella
  • Saint Pedro Nolasco
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.
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Facts:
  • 44th Golden Globes: Platoon, Marlee Matlin win.
  • The last Ohrbach's department store closes in New York City after 64 years of operation.
  • United Steelworkers union ratify a concessionary contract with USX Corp.
  • British Airways is privatised and listed on the London Stock Exchange.
  • The new Constitution of the Philippines goes into effect.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 31, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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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A Taste For Death

By: P. D. James

When the quiet Little Vestry of St. Matthew's Church becomes the blood-soaked scene of a double murder, Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgliesh faces an intriguing conundrum: How did an upper-crust Minister come to lie, slit throat to slit throat, next ...

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Bandits

By: Elmore Leonard

“Almost unbearable suspense. Leonard has produced another winner.”—PeopleA wild ride with “the coolest, hottest writer in America” (Chicago Tribune), Bandits has everything Elmore Leonard fans love: non-stop thrills, unexpected twists and

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The Prince Of Tides

By: Pat Conroy

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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Crossroads

Crossroads

Platform: Commodore 64

Contra

Contra

Platform: Arcade, Famicom/NES, PlayChoice-10, MSX2, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Microsoft Windows[1], MS-DOS

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Konami

Final Lap

Final Lap

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Family Computer

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Atari

Battleships (video game)

Battleships (video game)

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Amiga

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Elite

Bermuda Triangle

Bermuda Triangle

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: SNK

Home videos

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

River's Edge

Studio: Home Box Office

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Creepshow 2

Studio: New World Pictures

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Raising Arizona

Studio: 20th Century Fox

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

Studio: New Line Cinema

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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