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Saturday July 4, 1987, US Independence Day

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 4, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Joseph DeGeorge and Sebastian Vettel. 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. Sien nui yau wan, directed by Siu-Tung Ching, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Misery by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fridolin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing After Burner II or Deathlord.
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What the sky looked like on 4 July 1987

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Movies

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

Sien nui yau wan

Directed by: Siu-Tung Ching

Starring: Leslie Cheung, Joey Wang, Wu Ma, Wai Lam

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RoboCop

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

Starring: Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Dan O'Herlihy, Ronny Cox

Country: United States

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Nowhere to Hide

Directed by: Mario Azzopardi

Starring: Amy Madigan, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Robin MacEachern, Michael Ironside

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Jaws: The Revenge

Directed by: Joseph Sargent

Starring: Lorraine Gary, Lance Guest, Mario Van Peebles, Karen Young

Country: United States

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Dung fong tuk ying

Directed by: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung

Starring: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Biao Yuen, Haing S. Ngor, Joyce Godenzi

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TV Series

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

Fridolin

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Sweet Surrender

Directed by: Not specifed

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The New Adventures of Beans Baxter

Karen's Song

Der Pickwick Club

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 July 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Filipino-American Friendship Day
  • In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
  • United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)
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Facts:
  • 94th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats Steffi Graf (75 63)
  • Discovery moves to Launch Pad 39B for STS-26 mission
  • Nazi Klaus Barbie, Butcher of Lyon sentenced to life in France
  • In France, former Gestapo chief Klaus Barbie (aka the ''Butcher of Lyon'') is convicted of crimes against humanity and is sentenced to life imprisonment.
  • Australian Prime Minister Robert Hawke's government is re-elected for a third term.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 04, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Misery

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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More Die Of Heartbreak

By: Saul Bellow

Kenneth Trachtenberg, the witty and eccentric narrator of More Die of Heartbreak, has left his native Paris for the Midwest.

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Everything To Gain

By: Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter

For Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter, the transition from the White House to Plains, Georgia, was painful. EVERYTHING TO GAIN is their warm and unpretentious account of their successful adjustment to a

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Deathlord

Deathlord

Platform: Commodore 64 Apple II

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

After Burner II

After Burner II

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS, NES/Famicom, Sharp X68000, Mega Drive/Genesis, PC Engine, Sega Saturn, PlayStation 2

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Sega

Metal Gear

Metal Gear

Platform: MSX2 Microsoft Windows OS X PlayStation PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4 PlayStation Portable PlayStation Vita Xbox Xbox 360 Xbox One GameCube Game Boy Color Nintendo Entertainment System Nin

Genre: Action-adventure, stealth

Publisher: Konami

Earl Weaver Baseball

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Apple II

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Alternative World Games

Alternative World Games

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Radio Days

Studio: Orion Pictures

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River's Edge

Studio: Home Box Office

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Creepshow 2

Studio: New World Pictures

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Ruthless People

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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Lethal Weapon

Studio: Warner Bros.

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