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Wednesday 1 July 1987

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 1, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Maude Harcheb and Evgeny Tomashevsky. In that special week of July people in US were listening to I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston. In UK I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits. Sien nui yau wan, directed by Siu-Tung Ching, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Hold On by Sam Donaldson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fridolin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tecmo Bowl or I, Ball.
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What the sky looked like on 1 July 1987

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Sien nui yau wan

Directed by: Siu-Tung Ching

Starring: Leslie Cheung, Joey Wang, Wu Ma, Wai Lam

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RoboCop

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

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

Country: United States

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Nowhere to Hide

Directed by: Mario Azzopardi

Starring: Amy Madigan, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Robin MacEachern, Michael Ironside

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Jaws: The Revenge

Directed by: Joseph Sargent

Starring: Lorraine Gary, Lance Guest, Mario Van Peebles, Karen Young

Country: United States

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Dung fong tuk ying

Directed by: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung

Starring: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Biao Yuen, Haing S. Ngor, Joyce Godenzi

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TV Series

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

Fridolin

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Sweet Surrender

Directed by: Not specifed

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The New Adventures of Beans Baxter

Karen's Song

Der Pickwick Club

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 July 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
  • 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
  • In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
  • Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
  • Memorial Day in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Snakefinger : English singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Residents and Chilli Willi and the Red Hot Peppers) (d. 1987).
Facts:
  • Bork nominated to Supreme Court, rejected in October by Senate
  • New York City radio station WFAN-AM becomes 1st 24 hour all sports radio
  • U.S. President Ronald Reagan nominates former Solicitor General Robert Bork, a controversial conservative judge and legal scholar, to the U.S. Supreme Court (rejected by the Senate in October).
  • The American radio station WFAN in New York City is launched as the world's first all-sports radio station.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 01, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Hold On

By: Sam Donaldson

Random House, 1987. 1stED, non-fiction, news, journalist. 1st edition, So Stated, NEAR FINE in NEAR FINE Dust Jacket, Hardcover, Mylar protected.

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Misery

By: Stephen King

The #1 national bestseller about a famous novelist held hostage by his “number one fan” and suffering a frightening case of writer’s block—that could prove fatal.

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Life And Death In Shanghai

By: Nien Cheng

A first-hand account of China's cultural revolution. Nien Cheng, an anglophile and fluent English-speaker who worked for Shell in Shanghai under Mao, was put under house arrest by Red Guards in

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Presumed Innocent

By: Scott Turow

Hailed as the most suspenseful and compelling novel in decades, PRESUMED INNOCENT brings to life our worst nightmare: that of an ordinary citizen facing conviction for the most terrible of all

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Full Throttle / Top Speed

Full Throttle / Top Speed

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Taito; NA Romstar

Tecmo Bowl

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, Famicom, PlayChoice-10, Game Boy, Mobile phone, Virtual Console

Publisher: Tecmo

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I, Ball

I, Ball

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Firebird Software

The Astonishing Adventures Of Mr Weems And The She Vampires

The Astonishing Adventures Of Mr Weems And The She Vampires

Platform: Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC ZX Spectrum

Genre: Maze / Shooter game

Publisher: Piranha

Flunky

Flunky

Platform: ZX Spectrum, C64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Piranha Games

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Big Trouble in Little China

Studio: 20th Century Fox

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Harry and the Hendersons

Studio: Universal Pictures

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Ruthless People

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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An American Tail

Studio: Universal Pictures

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The Golden Child

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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