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Friday 3 July 1987

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sebastian Vettel and Benoît Costil. 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. Spaceballs, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Pale Kings And Princes by Robert B. Parker was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baseball The Season II or Battlefield Germany.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?


Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Mel Brooks, John Candy, Rick Moranis

Country: United States

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Adventures in Babysitting

Directed by: Chris Columbus

Starring: Elisabeth Shue, Maia Brewton, Keith Coogan

Country: United States

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Directed by: Fred Schepisi

Starring: Steve Martin, Daryl Hannah, Rick Rossovich

Country: United States

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Full Metal Jacket

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D'Onofrio

Country: United States

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The Witches of Eastwick

Directed by: George Miller

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Cher, Susan Sarandon

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story

Starring: Edward Asner, Linwood G. Dunn, Ginger Rogers, Pandro S. Berman

Country: United States

Dom za nashite deca

Starring: Emilia Radeva, Kosta Tsonev, Maria Kavardjikova, Georgi Novakov

Country: Bulgaria

Vreme za pat

Starring: Emilia Radeva, Kosta Tsonev, Maria Kavardjikova, Georgi Novakov

Country: Bulgaria

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 July 1987 ?

  • National holiday in Belarus
  • Feast day of Saint Thomas
  • Start of the Dog Days
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Famous Deaths:
  • Viola Dana: Actress (Willow Tree, 40 Winks, Silent Lover), dies at 90.
  • 2 men became 1st hot-air balloon travelers to cross Atlantic
  • New York Met Darryl Strawberry threatens teammates Wally Backman and Lee Mazzilli for criticizing his play

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

Pale Kings And Princes

By: Robert B. Parker

"Like Philip Marlowe, Spenser is a man of honor in a dishonorable world. When he says he will do something, it is done.

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By: Michael Crichton

“Ingenious and beguiling.”—Time“Crichton keeps us guessing at every turn in his best work since The Andromeda Strain.”—Los Angeles Times“Sphere may be Crichton’s best novel, but even if it ranked only second

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This 'N That

By: Bette Davis with Michael Herskowitz

Lightly Used Hardcover published by G.P. Putnam's Sons, N.Y., 1987, 207 pages in Very Good Condition. Text is very clean (looks like it was never read) and unmarked with no rips,

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Captain Silver

Platform: Arcade, Sega Master System, NES

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Data East

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Combat School

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

Genre: Track and Field

Publisher: Konami

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Baseball The Season II

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Cinematronics

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Battlefield Germany

Battlefield Germany

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Personal Software Services

Game Over II

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up, platform game

Publisher: Dinamic Software

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