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Saturday 11 July 1987

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Wesley Johnson and Shigeaki Kato. 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. Jaws: The Revenge, directed by Joseph Sargent, 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 Airborne Ranger or Gnome Ranger.
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 30 days ?

Jaws: The Revenge

Directed by: Joseph Sargent

Starring: Lorraine Gary, Lance Guest, Mario Van Peebles

Country: United States

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RoboCop

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

Starring: Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Dan O'Herlihy

Country: United States

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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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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 11 July 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
  • Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
  • United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
  • Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
  • Feast Day of Saint Olga (first Russian Saint)
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Facts:
  • Orioles Cal Ripkin becomes 1st to manage 2 sons, as Billy joins Cal
  • According to the United Nations, the world population crosses the 5,000,000,000 (5 billion) mark.

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Magazine Covers

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 ?

HardBall!

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Atari 8-bit family, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Macintosh, MSX, Sega Genesis, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Traditional baseball simulation

Publisher: Accolade

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Airborne Ranger

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

Genre: Stealth

Publisher: MicroProse

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Anacreon: Reconstruction 4021

Anacreon: Reconstruction 4021

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Thinking Machine Associates

Gnome Ranger

Gnome Ranger

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple Macintosh, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, BBC Micro, MSX, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Level 9

Head Over Heels

Head Over Heels

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

Genre: Platform game, Puzzle game, Arcade adventure

Publisher: Ocean Software


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