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Thursday 27 August 1987

1987-08-27

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to La Bamba by Los Lobos. In UK La Bamba by Los Lobos was in the top 5 hits. Hamburger Hill, directed by John Irvin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Patriot Games by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Hamburger Hill

Directed by: John Irvin

Starring: Anthony Barrile, Michael Boatman, Don Cheadle

Country: United States

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Dirty Dancing

Directed by: Emile Ardolino

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach

Country: United States

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No Way Out

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

Starring: Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman, Sean Young

Country: United States

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The Monster Squad

Directed by: Fred Dekker

Starring: Andre Gower, Robby Kiger, Stephen Macht

Country: United States

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Can't Buy Me Love

Directed by: Steve Rash

Starring: Patrick Dempsey, Amanda Peterson, Courtney Gains

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Universum

Starring: Otto Clemens

Country: Austria

Steel Riders

Written by: Ken Catran

Directed by: Wayne Tourell

Starring: Josie Vendramini, Fraser Stephen-Smith, Neha Belton, Joshua Dunn

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Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story

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

Country: United States

Dom za nashite deca

Starring: Emilia Radeva, Kosta Tsonev, Maria Kavardjikova, Georgi Novakov

Country: Bulgaria

Vreme za pat

Starring: Emilia Radeva, Kosta Tsonev, Maria Kavardjikova, Georgi Novakov

Country: Bulgaria

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 August 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
  • Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
  • RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Scott La Rock: American DJ and producer (Boogie Down Productions) (d. 1987).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Steve Martin -- Aug. 24, 1987
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9077
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ayatullah Khomeini -- Aug. 17, 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 ?

Artelius

Artelius

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Nihon Bussan

Baseball The Season II

Baseball The Season II

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Cinematronics

Cosmic Causeway: Trailblazer II

Cosmic Causeway: Trailblazer II

Platform: Commodore 64

Publisher: Gremlin Interactive

Flunky

Flunky

Platform: ZX Spectrum, C64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Piranha Games

Flying Dragon: The Secret Scroll

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, Wii U Virtual Console

Genre: Fighting role-playing video game

Publisher: Culture Brain

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