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Monday 2 November 1987

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Danny Cipriani . In that special week of November people in US were listening to I Think We're Alone Now by Tiffany. In UK You Win Again by The Bee Gees was in the top 5 hits. Less Than Zero, directed by Marek Kanievska, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Bluebeard by Kurt Vonnegut was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Omsen & Momsen. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indoor Sports or Ghost Hunters.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Less Than Zero

Directed by: Marek Kanievska

Starring: Andrew McCarthy, Jami Gertz, Robert Downey Jr.

Country: United States

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Near Dark

Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow

Starring: Adrian Pasdar, Jenny Wright, Lance Henriksen

Country: United States

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The Princess Bride

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Robin Wright

Country: United States

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Directed by: Clive Barker

Starring: Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence

Country: United States

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Fatal Attraction

Directed by: Adrian Lyne

Starring: Michael Douglas, Glenn Close, Anne Archer

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Star Trek: The Next Generation

Written by: Gene Roddenberry

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Country: United States

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Tour of Duty

Written by: L. Travis Clark, Steve Duncan

Starring: Terence Knox, Stephen Caffrey, Tony Becker, Miguel A. Núñez Jr.

Country: United States

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Black Adder the Third

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Hugh Laurie, Helen Atkinson Wood

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs

Starring: Townsend Coleman, Pat Fraley, Pat Musick, Rob Paulsen

Country: United States

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Vanity Fair

Starring: Eve Matheson, Rebecca Saire, Simon Dormandy, Jack Klaff

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 November 1987 ?

  • Catholicism - All Souls Day (unless on a Sunday)
  • Rastafari movement - The coronation of Haile Selassie (1930) celebrated
  • USA - admission day (1889) of North Dakota and South Dakota as 39th and 40th states.
  • Ancient Latvia - Dveselu Diena held
  • Mexico and the United States - Day of the Dead (Spanish: El Dia de los Muertos), a Mexican and Mexican-American celebration of dead ancestors.
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  • Entertainer Lola Falona is diagnosed with multiple schlerosis
  • Harrison releases Cloud 9 andMcCartney releases All the Best

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Sport Games on 2 November 1987

American Football
  • New York Giants - Dallas Cowboys : 24 - 33
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?


By: Kurt Vonnegut

Broad humor and bitter irony collide in this fictional autobiography of Rabo Karabekian, who, at age seventy-one, wants to be left alone on his Long Island estate with the secret he

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By: William Safire

In this novel of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War, Safire explores the dilemma of how much freedom must be denied individuals to protect the freedom of all.

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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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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Indoor Sports

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Commodore 64, Commodore Plus/4, DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Mindscape (US) Databyte, Advance, Tynesoft (EU)

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Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Konami


Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure, strategy game

Publisher: Mastertronic (on Bulldog label)

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Continental Circus

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum, PlayStation 2, Xbox, PC

Genre: Racing simulation

Publisher: Taito

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Ghost Hunters

Platform: Amstrad CPC ZX Spectrum

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Codemasters

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