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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 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.

But much more happened on February 1987: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1987?


Events

  • 01 Feb 1987 NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 10-6.
  • 02 Feb 1987 Kansas City Royals' pitcher Dennis Leonard (3X 20 game winner), retires.
  • 04 Feb 1987 Liberace, American pianist (Liberace Show), actor (Evil Chandell - Batman), dies at age 67 (born 1919).
  • 05 Feb 1987 Dow Jones Industrial Average average closes above 2,200 for first time.
  • 06 Feb 1987 No-smoking rules take effect in US federal buildings.
  • 07 Feb 1987 Ronnies Rap by Ron and DC Crew peaks at #93
  • 08 Feb 1987 37th NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 154-149 (overtime) at Seattle, Washington.
  • 09 Feb 1987 New York Stock Exchange installs ladies restroom in the Exchange Luncheon Club
  • 10 Feb 1987 Philippine troops murder 17 civilians-Lupao Massacre.
  • 11 Feb 1987 England beats Australia 2-0 to win the World Series Cup.
  • 12 Feb 1987 Survivors of a black man murdered by KKK members awarded US$7 million damages.
  • 14 Feb 1987 53,745 largest NBA crowd to date - Philadelphia 76ers at Detroit Pistons.
  • 15 Feb 1987 ABC-TV begins broadcasting Amerika mini-series
  • 16 Feb 1987 John Demjanjuk, accused of being Ivan the Terrible trial begins
  • 17 Feb 1987 Don Mattingly wins highest salary arbitration ($1,975,000 per year)
  • 19 Feb 1987 Stardust opens at Biltmore Theater NYC for 102 performances
  • 20 Feb 1987 Bomb blamed on Unabomber explodes by computer store in Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • 21 Feb 1987 Cindy Rarick wins LPGA Tsumura Hawaiian Ladies Golf Open.
  • 22 Feb 1987 Andy Warhol, American pop artist/director/writer, dies from complications following gall bladder surgery at age 58 (born 1928).
  • 23 Feb 1987 Supernova 1987A in LMC first seen; first naked-eye supernova since 1604.
  • 24 Feb 1987 Radio personality Larry King suffers a heart attack
  • 25 Feb 1987 Michael Jordan, scores Chicago Bull record 58 points in a game
  • 26 Feb 1987 1st release of Beatles compact discs
  • 27 Feb 1987 Washington Week In Review, 20th anniversary on PBS
  • 28 Feb 1987 Nora Kaye, US ballet dancer, dies at age 67.

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Music charts

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Movies

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Pyaasa

Pyaasa

Directed by: Guru Dutt

Starring: Mala Sinha, Guru Dutt, Waheeda Rehman, Rehman

To Be or Not to Be

To Be or Not to Be

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Carole Lombard, Jack Benny, Robert Stack, Felix Bressart

Country: United States of America

Fitzcarraldo

Fitzcarraldo

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, José Lewgoy, Miguel Ángel Fuentes

Country: United States of America

Mother India

Mother India

Directed by: Mehboob Khan

Starring: Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar, Raaj Kumar

Country: United States of America

Logan

Logan

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Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen, Boyd Holbrook

Country: United States of America

Books

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Word For Word by Andrew A. Rooney

Word For Word

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A collection of often hilarious, sometimes sobering, but always interesting observations by America's favorite curmudgeon. Here in a nationwide bestseller is Rooney at his best--articulating the frustrations of modern life.

The Eyes Of The Dragon by Stephen King

The Eyes Of The Dragon

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Once Upon a Time, There Was Terror…The Eyes of the DragonA tale of archetypal heroes and sweeping adventures, of dragons and princes and evil wizards, here is epic fantasy as only Stephen

Perfume by Patrick Suskind

Perfume

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An acclaimed bestseller and international sensation, Patrick Suskind’s classic novel provokes a terrifying examination of what happens when one man’s indulgence in his greatest passion—his sense of smell—leads to murder.

The Fitzgeralds And The Kennedys by Doris Kearns Goodwin

The Fitzgeralds And The Kennedys

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"The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys" is the sweeping history of two immigrant families, their rise to become potent political dynasties, and the marriage that brought the two together to found the

It by Stephen King

It

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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 …