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Tuesday 5 May 1987

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bérald Crambes and Jessie Cave. 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 Destiny by Sally Beauman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sweet Surrender. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Flying Dragon: The Secret Scroll or Crazee Rider.
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What the sky looked like on 5 May 1987

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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 5 May 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
  • Euthymios the Wonderworker
  • Barlaam of Serpukhov
  • Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
  • Eulogios the Confessor
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Congress begins Iran-Contra hearings
  • Detroit Tigers are 11 games back in AL, but go on to win AL East
  • Disneyland debuts "Disney Dollars". Mickey Mouse and Sleeping Beauty's Castle are on the $1 bill, Goofy and the Mark Twain Riverboat are on the $5 bill.
  • The Assemblies of God defrocks PTL's Jim Bakker.
  • Iran-Contra affair: start of Congressional televised hearings in the United States of America

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Books

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

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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Boone

By: T. Boone Pickens Jr

First printing of the first edition. Neff B224. Pickens was CEO of Mesa Petroleum, and for a time a person of national stature in the corporate world.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Baseball The Season II

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Cinematronics

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Flying Dragon: The Secret Scroll

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, Wii U Virtual Console

Genre: Fighting role-playing video game

Publisher: Culture Brain

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Doremikko

Doremikko

Platform: Family Computer Disk System

Genre: Music video game

Publisher: Konami

Dizzy - The Ultimate Cartoon Adventure

Dizzy - The Ultimate Cartoon Adventure

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Codemasters

Crazee Rider

Crazee Rider

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Superior Software / Acornsoft

Home videos

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

Ruthless People

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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Tough Guys

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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Raising Arizona

Studio: 20th Century Fox

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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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