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Wednesday 4 March 1987

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tamzin Merchant and Moniece Slaughter. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Livin' On A Prayer by Bon Jovi. In UK I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) by George Michael & Aretha Franklin was in the top 5 hits. Raising Arizona, directed by Joel Coen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Patience Of A Saint by Andrew M. Greeley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Foreign Bodies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barbarian or ALF: The First Adventure.
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Lethal Weapon

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Gary Busey

Country: United States

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Raising Arizona

Directed by: Joel Coen

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, Trey Wilson

Country: United States

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Angel Heart

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Robert De Niro, Lisa Bonet

Country: United States

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

Directed by: Chuck Russell

Starring: Heather Langenkamp, Robert Englund, Craig Wasson

Country: United States

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Some Kind of Wonderful

Directed by: Howard Deutch

Starring: Eric Stoltz, Mary Stuart Masterson, Lea Thompson

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Return of Sherlock Holmes

Written by: John Hawkesworth

Starring: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Rosalie Williams

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Written by: David D. Connell, Jim Thurman

Starring: Joe Howard, Beverly Leech

Country: United States

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Eyes on the Prize

Starring: Julian Bond, Eugene 'Bull' Connor

Country: United States

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Yesterday's Dreams

Starring: Frances Atkinson, Trevor Byfield, Ed Devereaux, Paul Freeman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Our World

Starring: Linda Ellerbee, Ray Gandolf

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 March 1987 ?

  • Saint Efrem
  • Catholicism - Commemoration of Saint Lucius I, pope, martyr.
  • Saint Peter of Pappacarbone.
  • Saint Lucius I.
  • Saint Pierre de Cluny.
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  • U.S. President Ronald Reagan addresses the American people on the Iran-Contra Affair, acknowledging that his overtures to Iran had 'deteriorated' into an arms-for-hostages deal.

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

Patience Of A Saint

By: Andrew M. Greeley

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By: Robin Cook

Murder and intrigue reach epidemic proportions when a devastating plague sweeps the country. Dr. Marissa Blumenthal of the Atlanta Centers for Disease Control investigates--and soon uncovers the medical world's deadliest secret...

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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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The Fitzgeralds And The Kennedys

By: Doris Kearns Goodwin

"The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys" is the sweeping history of two immigrant families, their rise to become potent political dynasties, and the marriage that brought the two together to found the

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


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

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Psygnosis

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Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC MSX Commodore 64 (cancelled)

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Ultimate Play The Game

ALF: The First Adventure

ALF: The First Adventure

Platform: Apple II Atari ST Commodore 64 MS-DOS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Box Office

The Ancient Art of War at Sea

The Ancient Art of War at Sea

Platform: Macintosh, MS-DOS

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Brøderbund

Dark Adventure

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Konami

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