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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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Evil Dead II

Evil Dead II

Release year: 1987

Directed by: Sam Raimi

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

Country: United States of America

Lethal Weapon

Lethal Weapon

Release year: 1987

Directed by: Richard Donner

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

Country: United States of America

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Angel Heart

Angel Heart

Release year: 1987

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

Release year: 1987

Directed by: Howard Deutch

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

Country: United States of America

City on Fire

City on Fire

Release year: 1987

Directed by: Ringo Lam

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

Books

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A Season On The Brink by John Feinstein

A Season On The Brink

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Twenty-five years after it spent sixteen weeks at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list, John Feinstein’s A Season on the Brink remains the classic of the genre and an

Death Quest by L. Ron Hubbard

Death Quest

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Kinky killers. Exploding speedboats. $2 billion paternity suits. It’s love Voltarian-style . . . and planet Earth is feeling the heat.Voltarian

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

Bandits by Elmore Leonard

Bandits

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“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

Watchers by Dean R. Koontz

Watchers

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From a top secret government laboratory come two genetically altered life forms. One is a magnificent dog of astonishing intelligence. The other, a hybrid monster of a brutally violent nature.