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Sunday 1 March 1987

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kesha (singer) and Keha. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Livin' On A Prayer by Bon Jovi. In UK I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) by George Michael & Aretha Franklin was in the top 5 hits. Raising Arizona, directed by Joel Coen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while A Season On The Brink by John Feinstein was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Foreign Bodies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Artelius or Grand Prix Construction Set.
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Lethal Weapon

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Gary Busey

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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Angel Heart

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Robert De Niro, Lisa Bonet

Country: United States

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

Directed by: Chuck Russell

Starring: Heather Langenkamp, Robert Englund, Craig Wasson

Country: United States

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Some Kind of Wonderful

Directed by: Howard Deutch

Starring: Eric Stoltz, Mary Stuart Masterson, Lea Thompson

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Return of Sherlock Holmes

Written by: John Hawkesworth

Starring: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Rosalie Williams

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Yesterday's Dreams

Starring: Frances Atkinson, Trevor Byfield, Ed Devereaux, Paul Freeman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Our World

Starring: Linda Ellerbee, Ray Gandolf

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 March 1987 ?

  • Saint Eudoxia
  • Self Injury Awareness Day
  • Historically, March 1st was considered to be the beginning of the Roman 'work year' as January (the official first month) and February were unfit for warfare. The numerical Latin names of some months reflect this. (September = Seventh, October = Eighth, November = Ninth, December = Tenth). (see New Year).
  • Korea - Independence Movement Day (Samiljeol; ???).
  • Saint David's Day (National Holiday of Wales).
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

A Season On The Brink

By: John Feinstein

Twenty-five years after it spent sixteen weeks at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list, John Feinstein’s A Season on the Brink remains the classic of the genre and an

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The Prince Of Tides

By: Pat Conroy

PAT CONROY has created a huge, brash thunderstorm of a novel, stinging with honesty and resounding with drama. Spanning forty years, this is the story of turbulent Tom Wingo, his gifted

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Windmills Of The Gods

By: Sidney Sheldon

She's on the glinting edge of East-West confrontation, a beautiful and accomplished scholar who has suddenly become our newest ambassador to an Iron Curtain country, a woman who is about to

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By: Dean R. Koontz

From a top secret government laboratory come two genetically altered life forms. One is a magnificent dog of astonishing intelligence. The other, a hybrid monster of a brutally violent nature.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

ALF: The First Adventure

ALF: The First Adventure

Platform: Apple II Atari ST Commodore 64 MS-DOS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Box Office



Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Nihon Bussan


Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 128, MS-DOS, Macintosh

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

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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

Grand Prix Construction Set

Grand Prix Construction Set

Platform: BBC Micro

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Superior Software/Acornsoft

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