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Wednesday 7 January 1987

1987-01-07

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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.
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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 7 January 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Raymond of Pe�afort.
  • Christmas Day in the Julian calendar. This is the day on which Christmas is celebrated in most Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches.
  • European traditional - Distaff day: women's traditional work begins again after Epiphany.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Larry Carr: pianist (Flight to Rhythm), dies at age 72.
Facts:
  • Kapil Dev takes his 300th Test wicket, at age 28 the youngest.
  • French airplanes harass Libyan positions in Duadi Doum.

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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

From master storyteller Stephen King comes his classic #1 New York Times bestseller!Can an entire city be haunted? The Losers’ Club of 1958 seems to think so.

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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

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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alex Kidd BMX Trial

Alex Kidd BMX Trial

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sega

Bionic Commando

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

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Capcom (Arcade) Go! (PC)

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E.O.S.: Earth Orbit Station

E.O.S.: Earth Orbit Station

Platform: Commodore 64, Apple II

Genre: Construction and management simulation

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Gauntlet (NES)

Platform: NES

Genre: Hack and slash, dungeon crawl

Publisher: Tengen

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Metal Gear

Platform: MSX2 Microsoft Windows OS X PlayStation PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4 PlayStation Portable PlayStation Vita Xbox Xbox 360 Xbox One GameCube Game Boy Color Nintendo Entertainment System Nin

Genre: Action-adventure, stealth

Publisher: Konami

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