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Tuesday 6 January 1987, Epiphany

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Magalie Vaé and Ndamukong Suh. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Walk Like An Egyptian by Bangles. In UK Reet Petite by Jackie Wilson was in the top 5 hits. Little Shop of Horrors, directed by Frank Oz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while It by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Yesterday's Dreams. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 221B Baker Street or Escape from Singe's Castle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Little Shop of Horrors

Directed by: Frank Oz

Starring: Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene, Vincent Gardenia

Country: United States

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Platoon

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe

Country: United States

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The Golden Child

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Eddie Murphy, J.L. Reate, Charles Dance

Country: United States

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¡Three Amigos!

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: Steve Martin, Chevy Chase, Martin Short

Country: United States

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Heartbreak Ridge

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Marsha Mason, Everett McGill

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Yesterday's Dreams

Starring: Frances Atkinson, Trevor Byfield, Ed Devereaux, Paul Freeman

Country: United Kingdom

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Thinking Allowed

Starring: U.G. Krishnamurti, Jeffrey Mishlove

Country: United States

The Victorian Kitchen Garden

Starring: Harry Dodson, Peter Thoday, Alison McKensie

Country: United Kingdom

Simon and the Witch

Starring: Elizabeth Spriggs, Hugh Pollard, David Crane, Joan Sims

Country: United Kingdom

French in Action

Starring: Pierre J. Capretz, Valérie Allain, Charles Mayer, Virginie Contesse

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 January 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
  • Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
  • In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
  • Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
  • Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
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Facts:
  • Astronomers at University of California see first sight of birth of a galaxy.
  • 100th US Congress convenes.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1987?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Corazon Aquino, Woman of the Year -- Jan. 5, 1987
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9044
  • Life: Year In Pictures

Books

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

It

By: Stephen King

Soon to be 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 ...

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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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Red Storm Rising

By: Tom Clancy

Tom Clancy, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Ryan novels--including his latest blockbusters Command Authority and Threat Vector--delivers an electrifying tale of international conflict.Using

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A Taste For Death

By: P. D. James

Dalgliesh must solve the double murder of two very different kinds of victims: one an illustrious former member of Parliament, the other an alcoholic derelict. "Her best and most ambitious tale to date."--Time.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

221B Baker Street

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Datasoft

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American Speedway

American Speedway

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Enerdyne Technologies

APB

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vehicular combat

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Earl Weaver Baseball

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Apple II

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Escape from Singe's Castle

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, Mac OS

Publisher: Software Projects (8 bit), Readysoft (16 bit)

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