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Sunday April 5, 1987

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 5, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lola Naymark and Calu Rivero. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship. In UK Everything I Own by Boy George was in the top 5 hits. Prick Up Your Ears, directed by Stephen Frears, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while A Season On The Brink by John Feinstein was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sweet Surrender. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Booby Kids or Deathlord.
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What the sky looked like on 5 April 1987

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Movies

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

Prick Up Your Ears

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: Gary Oldman, Alfred Molina, Vanessa Redgrave, Wallace Shawn

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Zhong hua zhan shi

Directed by: David Chung

Starring: Michelle Yeoh, Richard Ng, Tung-Shing Yee, Lowell Lo

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Wild Thing

Directed by: Max Reid

Starring: Robert Knepper, Kathleen Quinlan, Robert Davi, Maury Chaykin

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Campus Man

Directed by: Ron Casden

Starring: John Dye, Steven Lyon, Morgan Fairchild, Kim Delaney

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Retribution

Directed by: Guy Magar

Starring: Dennis Lipscomb, Leslie Wing, Suzanne Snyder, Jeff Pomerantz

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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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Der Landarzt

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Rage

Starring: Chris Cornell, Powderfinger, Dave Grohl, Jeff Buckley

Country: Australia

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 April 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Geeraard
  • The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
  • Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
  • Saint Vincent Ferrer
  • Arbor Day in South Korea
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jan Lindblad: Swedish naturalist, writer and photographer (d. 1987).
Facts:
  • Fox TV network premieres showing Married With Children and Tracey Ullman
  • Wayne Gretzky wins 7th straight NHL scoring title.
  • 16th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Betsy King.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 05, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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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The Eyes Of The Dragon

By: Stephen King

Once Upon a Time, There Was Terror…The Eyes of the DragonA tale of archetypal heroes and sweeping adventures, of dragons and princes and evil wizards, here is epic fantasy as only Stephen

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The Prince Of Tides

By: Pat Conroy

PAT CONROY has created a huge, brash thunderstorm of a novel, stinging with honesty and resounding with drama. Spanning forty years, this is the story of turbulent Tom Wingo, his gifted

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Santorini

By: Alistair MacLean

Reissue of the gripping tale of sabotage at sea, from the acclaimed master of action and suspense.In the heart of the Aegean Sea, a luxury yacht is on fire and sinking

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Booby Kids

Booby Kids

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action

Publisher: Nihon Bussan

China Warrior

China Warrior

Platform: TurboGrafx 16/PC Engine, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network, Mobile phone

Genre: Beat'em up

Publisher: Hudson Soft, NEC

Deathlord

Deathlord

Platform: Commodore 64 Apple II

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Baseball The Season II

Baseball The Season II

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Cinematronics

Goldrunner

Goldrunner

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64

Genre: vertically scrolling shooter

Home videos

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

Lady and the Tramp

Studio: The Walt Disney Company

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84 Charing Cross Road

Studio: Columbia Pictures

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Lethal Weapon

Studio: Warner Bros.

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The Three Caballeros

Studio: The Walt Disney Company

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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