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Friday 1 May 1987

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Amir Johnson and Matt Di Angelo. In that special week of May people in US were listening to (I Just) Died In Your Arms by Cutting Crew. In UK La Isla Bonita by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. La Bamba, directed by Luis Valdez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while The Enigma Of Arrival by V. S. Naipaul was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ballade vir 'n Enkeling. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barbarian: The Ultimate Warrior or Halls of Montezuma A Battle History of the U.S. Marine Corps.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Ballade vir 'n Enkeling

Starring: Michele Burgers, Gavin van den Berg, Brümilda van Rensburg

Country: South Africa

Network 7

Starring: Virginia Hey, Kim Wilde

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

After Dark

Starring: Tony Wilson, Matthew Parris, Helena Kennedy, Isaac Evans

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Foreign Bodies

Starring: Dan Gordon

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Trst via Skopje

Starring: Sebastijan Saban, Snezana Stameska, Vanco Petrusevski, Pero Georgievski

Movies

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

La Bamba

Directed by: Luis Valdez

Starring: Lou Diamond Phillips, Esai Morales, Rosanna DeSoto

Country: United States

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Withnail & I

Directed by: Bruce Robinson

Starring: Richard E. Grant, Paul McGann, Richard Griffiths

Country: United States

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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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Lethal Weapon

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Gary Busey

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 May 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint James the Less.
  • Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
  • Saint Florine
  • Saint Augustin Schoeffer
  • Saint Theodulf.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 46 HRs hit in 13 baseball games
  • Pope John Paul II beatifies Edith Stein, a Jewish-born Carmelite nun who was gassed in the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz.

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Books

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

The Enigma Of Arrival

By: V. S. Naipaul

The story of a writer's singular journey—from one place to another, from the British colony of Trinidad to the ancient countryside of England, and from one state of mind to another—this

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Echoes In The Darkness

By: Joseph Wambaugh

On June 25, 1989, the naked corpse of schoolteacher Susan Reinert was found wedged into her hatchback car in a hotel parking lot near Philadelphia's "Main Line." Her

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The Ladies Of Missalonghi

By: Colleen McCullough

Sometimes fairy toles can come true-even for plain,shy spinsters like Missy Wright. Neither as pretty as cousin Alicianor as domineering as mother Drusilla, she seems doomed to aquiet life of

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Curse of Sherwood

Platform: Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Mastertronic

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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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Hi no Tori Hououhen

Hi no Tori Hououhen

Platform: MSX2

Genre: Action

Publisher: Konami

Barbarian: The Ultimate Warrior

Barbarian: The Ultimate Warrior

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Palace Software (Europe), Epyx (North America)

Halls of Montezuma A Battle History of the U.S. Marine Corps

Halls of Montezuma A Battle History of the U.S. Marine Corps

Platform: Apple II/IIGS Amiga Commodore 64 MS-DOS

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Strategic Studies Group


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