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Monday 4 May 1987

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cesc Fabregas and Jorge Lorenzo. In that special week of May people in US were listening to (I Just) Died In Your Arms by Cutting Crew. In UK Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship was in the top 5 hits. Intervista, directed by Federico Fellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Red Storm Rising by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sweet Surrender. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Mega Man or Blades of Steel Konamic Ice Hockey.
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Movies

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

Intervista

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Sergio Rubini, Antonella Ponziani, Maurizio Mein, Paola Liguori

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Beverly Hills Cop II

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, Jürgen Prochnow, Ronny Cox

Country: United States

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Dark Age

Directed by: Arch Nicholson

Starring: John Jarratt, Nikki Coghill, Max Phipps, Burnham Burnham

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Ernest Goes to Camp

Directed by: John R. Cherry III

Starring: Jim Varney, Victoria Racimo, John Vernon, Iron Eyes Cody

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Hellraiser

Directed by: Clive Barker

Starring: Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence, Sean Chapman

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Sweet Surrender

Directed by: Not specifed

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Roxie

Directed by: Nick Frangione

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Albert Schweitzer

Directed by: Gavin Millar

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The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd

La nuit des Molières

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 May 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
  • Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
  • International Firefighters' Day.
  • Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
  • People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Paul Butterfield: American singer/harmonica player, dies of drug abuse at age 44 (born 1942).
  • Dick Hillenius: Dutch biologist/writer, dies at age 59.
  • Cathryn Damon: American actress (Mary Campbell - Soap), dies at age 56 (born 1930).

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

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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This 'N That

By: Bette Davis with Michael Herskowitz

The outspoken film star writes about her career--from her contract player days at Warner Bros., where she met Ronald Reagan, through her stroke, mastectomy, and return to films--her family, and the notables she has known

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Winter Hawk

By: Craig Thomas

Soft cover; Very Good; Dust Jacket -Very Good; Advanced reading copy, unread, fine shiny wrappers. Slipcase. Mitchell Gant, super pilot, infiltrates Russia by helicopter to avert a world crisis.

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Destiny

By: Sally Beauman

Edward and Helene. When they met it was more than coincidence. When they fell in love it was more than passion. When they thought they'd lost it all, they should have known they were wrong--they

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bismarck

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Atari 8-bit

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: UK Mirrorsoft; US Datasoft

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Gee Bee Air Rally

Gee Bee Air Rally

Platform: C64, Amiga, Amstrad CPC ZX Spectrum

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Activision

Mega Man

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Gear, WonderSwan, Neo Geo Pocket Color, Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Sega Genesis, PlayStation, Sega Saturn, Nintendo 64, Microsof

Genre: Action, Platformer

Publisher: Capcom

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Amaurote

Amaurote

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari 800/XL/XE, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum, Electronika BK 0011M

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Mastertronic

Blades of Steel Konamic Ice Hockey

Blades of Steel Konamic Ice Hockey

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, Family Computer Disk System, Game Boy, Nintendo Entertainment System, Wii Virtual Console

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Konami

Home videos

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

Tough Guys

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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An American Tail

Studio: Universal Pictures

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The Three Caballeros

Studio: The Walt Disney Company

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84 Charing Cross Road

Studio: Columbia Pictures

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