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Thursday 19 March 1987

1987-03-19

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of March people in US were listening to Lean On Me by Club Nouveau. In UK Everything I Own by Boy George was in the top 5 hits. Blind Date, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Windmills Of The Gods by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
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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 ?

Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Kim Basinger, Bruce Willis, John Larroquette

Country: United States

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Evil Dead II

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Starring: Bruce Campbell, Sarah Berry, Dan Hicks

Country: United States

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Angel Heart

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Robert De Niro, Lisa Bonet

Country: United States

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Raising Arizona

Directed by: Joel Coen

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, Trey Wilson

Country: United States

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Lethal Weapon

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Gary Busey

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

Mathnet

Written by: David D. Connell, Jim Thurman

Starring: Joe Howard, Beverly Leech

Country: United States

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Eyes on the Prize

Starring: Julian Bond, Eugene 'Bull' Connor

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 March 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Adeltrudis (d.670)
  • Saint Landoald
  • Las Fallas in Valencia, Spain.
  • Roman Catholicism and Church of England - Saint Joseph's Day for Saint Joseph of Nazareth, spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary, stepfather of Jesus; patron saint of Belgium, a good death, carpenters hence also (alternative) Father's Day in Spain, Portugal, Belgium
  • Mojoday in Discordianism
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • PTL leader Jim Bakker resigns after sex scandal with Jessica Hahn
  • Fred Currey acquires Greyhound Bus Company.
  • Bonnie Blair skates ladies world record 500 metre (39.43 seconds).
  • In Charlotte, North Carolina, televangelist Jim Bakker, head of PTL Ministries, resigns after admitting an affair with church secretary Jessica Hahn.
  • Yvonne van Gennip skates ladies world record 3 km (4:16.85).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Illustration by Nigel Holmes
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9054
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ronald Reagan -- Mar. 9, 1987

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 ?

Action Force

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Puzzle, Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Virgin Games

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Bonecruncher

Bonecruncher

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Commodore Amiga

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Superior Software

Captain Silver

Platform: Arcade, Sega Master System, NES

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Data East

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Driller

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

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Incentive Software

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Pac-Mania

Platform: Acorn Archimedes, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MSX2, Nintendo Entertainment System, Sega Master System, Sega Genesis/Mega Drive, X68000, ZX Spectrum, Zeebo, Game Boy Advance, Microsoft

Genre: Maze

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Atari Games; NA Tengen; EU Domark; EU Grandslam

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