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Monday 6 July 1987

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Matt O'Leary and Sophie Auster. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Alone by Heart. In UK I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits. Spaceballs, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Misery by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Double Dragon or Final Fantasy.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Spaceballs

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Mel Brooks, John Candy, Rick Moranis

Country: United States

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Roxanne

Directed by: Fred Schepisi

Starring: Steve Martin, Daryl Hannah, Rick Rossovich

Country: United States

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Adventures in Babysitting

Directed by: Chris Columbus

Starring: Elisabeth Shue, Maia Brewton, Keith Coogan

Country: United States

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Full Metal Jacket

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D'Onofrio

Country: United States

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The Witches of Eastwick

Directed by: George Miller

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Cher, Susan Sarandon

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story

Starring: Edward Asner, Linwood G. Dunn, Ginger Rogers, Pandro S. Berman

Country: United States

Network 7

Starring: Virginia Hey, Kim Wilde

Country: United Kingdom

After Dark

Starring: Tony Wilson, Matthew Parris, Helena Kennedy, Isaac Evans

Country: United Kingdom

Foreign Bodies

Starring: Dan Gordon

Country: United Kingdom

The Return of Sherlock Holmes

Written by: John Hawkesworth

Starring: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Rosalie Williams

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 July 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Comoros - Independence Day (1975).
  • Feast day of St Maria Goretti.
  • Lithuania - Statehood Day.
  • Malawi - Independence Day (1964).
  • Malawi - Republic Day (1966).
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Facts:
  • 1st of 3 massacres by Sikh extremists takes place in India
  • Pakistan score their 1st innings win over England, at Leeds

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

  • Time: 'We The People' depicts the 200th anniversary of the Constitution and the ethnic diversity of the Un
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9070
  • Life: The Great Outdoors

Books

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

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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

[Read by Derek Perkins] The sixth book in James Clavell's epic Asian Saga tells the story of three weeks in Tehran in February 1979 -- three weeks of passion, self-sacrifice, and heartbreak.

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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

Two men lie dead in the vestry of a London church, their throats cut with brutal precision. One is Sir Paul Berowne, rich, cultivated and elegant; the other is an alcoholic vagrant.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Beyond Dark Castle

Platform: Apple Macintosh, C64, Apple IIGS, Amiga

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Silicon Beach Software

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Colony

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure, strategy game

Publisher: Mastertronic (on Bulldog label)

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Double Dragon

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, PlayChoice-10, Master System, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, IBM PC, Atari ST, Amiga, Atari 2600, Atari 7800, Game Boy, Mega Drive/Genesis, Lynx, Mobile

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Technōs Japan (Japan) Taito (North America) Tradewest (NES) Mastertronic (computers)[1] HAMSTER (PS4)

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Final Fantasy

Platform: MSX2 WonderSwan Color PlayStation Game Boy Advance PlayStation Portable iOS Windows Phone Android Nintendo 3DS; MSX2; WonderSwan Color; PlayStation; Game Boy Advance; PlayStation Portable; iOS; Window

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Square

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The Goonies II

Platform: Famicom, NES

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Konami Amulet Entertainment (re-release)

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