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Tuesday 4 August 1987

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jang Geun Suk and Jang Keun-suk. In that special week of August people in US were listening to I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For by U2. In UK It's A Sin by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Masters of the Universe, directed by Gary Goddard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Windmills Of The Gods by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Steel Riders. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dynamite Bowl or City Bomber.
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 ?

Steel Riders

Written by: Ken Catran

Directed by: Wayne Tourell

Starring: Josie Vendramini, Fraser Stephen-Smith, Neha Belton, Joshua Dunn

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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

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

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Masters of the Universe

Directed by: Gary Goddard

Starring: Dolph Lundgren, Frank Langella, Meg Foster

Country: United States

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The Lost Boys

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Jason Patric, Corey Haim, Dianne Wiest

Country: United States

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The Living Daylights

Directed by: John Glen

Starring: Timothy Dalton, Maryam d'Abo, Jeroen Krabb

Country: United States

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Superman IV: The Quest for Peace

Directed by: Sidney J. Furie

Starring: Christopher Reeve, Gene Hackman, Margot Kidder

Country: United States

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Summer School

Directed by: Carl Reiner

Starring: Mark Harmon, Kirstie Alley, Robin Thomas

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 August 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
  • El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
  • Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
  • Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
  • St. Luanus/Lugid
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Kenny Price: Comedian (Midwestern Hayride, Hee Haw), dies at 56.
Facts:
  • At the Kingdome, Ruppert Jones hits a foul ball that sticks in speaker
  • FCC vote 4-0 to rescind fairness doctrine for broadcasters
  • The US Federal Communications Commission votes 4-0 to rescind the Fairness Doctrine, which had required radio and television stations to "fairly" present controversial issues.
  • The Federal Communications Commission rescinds the Fairness Doctrine which had required radio and television stations to present controversial issues ''fairly''.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1987?

  • Time: The corrupt religous enterprise of Jim & Tammy Faye Bakker. Inset: Oil Tanker depicts rising t
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9074
  • Life: Oliver North

Books

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

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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Fine Things

By: Danielle Steel

Smart, likable, Bernie Fine was the wonder boy of Wolff's, New York's most glamorous department store. A senior VP moving up, he arrives in San Fransisco to open a West Coast store.

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The Closing Of The American Mind

By: Allan Bloom

THE BRILLIANT AND CONTROVERSIAL CRITIQUE OF AMERICAN CULTURE WITH NEARLY A MILLION COPIES IN PRINT In 1987, eminent political philosopher Allan Bloom published The Closing of the American Mind, an appraisal

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To Sail Beyond The Sunset

By: Robert A. Heinlein

The millions of fans of Lazarus Long--probably Heinlein's most beloved character--will flock to this new tale, which continues adventures of the characters of The Cat Who Walked Through Walls.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Colony

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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Deathlord

Platform: Commodore 64 Apple II

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Dynamite Bowl

Platform: MSX Family Computer NEC PC-8801

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Toshiba-EMI

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Falsion

Falsion

Platform: Famicom Disk System

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Konami

City Bomber

City Bomber

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Konami


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