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Friday 19 June 1987

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mallory Blackwelder and Sthefany Brito. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Head To Toe by Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam. 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 Dom za nashite deca. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Apache Strike or Hydrofool.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

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 ?

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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Square One TV

Starring: Joe Howard, Larry Cedar, Cynthia Darlow, Beverly Mickins

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 June 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Juneteenth ? celebrates the Emancipation Proclamation.
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Facts:
  • ETA bomb attack in Barcelona, 15 killed
  • Supreme Court rules school teaching evolution need not teach creation
  • The Supreme Court of the United States rules that a Louisiana law requiring that creation science be taught in public schools whenever evolution was taught is unconstitutional.
  • Geffen Records sign their first artist (Donna Summer).
  • Basque separatist group ETA commits one of its most violent attacks, in which a bomb is set off in a supermarket, Hipercor, killing 21 and injuring 45.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Alan Greenspan -- June 15, 1987
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9067
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution -- June 8, 1987

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 ?

1943: The Battle of Midway

Platform: Arcade game, NES, PC Engine, Xbox, PlayStation 2, PlayStation , Sega Saturn, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Capcom

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Apache Strike

Platform: Commodore 64 Apple Macintosh PC (MS-DOS)

Publisher: Silicon Beach Software Activision (C64)

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Doremikko

Doremikko

Platform: Family Computer Disk System

Genre: Music video game

Publisher: Konami

Earl Weaver Baseball

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Apple II

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Hydrofool

Hydrofool

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Faster Than Light


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