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Wednesday 2 September 1987

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Spencer Smith and Scott Moir. In that special week of September people in US were listening to La Bamba by Los Lobos. 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. On TV people were watching You Must Be the Husband. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Invade-a-Load or Combat School.
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 ?

You Must Be the Husband

Starring: Tim Brooke-Taylor, Diane Keen, Sheila Steafel, Garfield Morgan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Knightmare

Written by: Tim Child

Starring: Hugo Myatt, David Learner

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Chain Letters

Written by: Mark Maxwell-Smith

Starring: Vince Henderson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Vanity Fair

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 September 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Mauritius - Ganesh Chaturthi
  • Also see September 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Sophia
  • Sedan Day (Sedantag) - traditional national German holiday (see Sedan, France) that commemorates Prussia's victory over France in 1870, making the German Empire a reality.
  • Transnistria - Independence day, note Transnistria is not an internationally recognized independent state
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Donald Trump takes out a full page New York Times ad lambasting Japan.
  • Philips introduces CD-video
  • Kevin Bass is first National League member to switch hit home runs in a game twice in one season.

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Books

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

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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By: Stephen King

Now a major motion picture Stephen King’s terrifying, classic #1 New York Times bestseller, “a landmark in American literature” (Chicago Sun-Times)—about seven adults who return to their hometown to confront a nightmare they had first stumbled on as teenagers…an evil ...

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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 ?

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

Invade-a-Load

Invade-a-Load

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Shooter

Adventures of Dino Riki

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: JP Rix Soft; NA Hudson Soft

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Amegas

Amegas

Platform: Amiga

Publisher: reLINE Software

Combat School

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Sinclair ZX Spectrum

Genre: Track and Field

Publisher: Konami

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