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Monday 6 April 1987

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Casper Smart and Benjamin Corgnet. 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. Withnail & I, directed by Bruce Robinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while It by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gnome Ranger or Exzisus.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Foreign Bodies

Starring: Dan Gordon

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Trst via Skopje

Starring: Sebastijan Saban, Snezana Stameska, Vanco Petrusevski, Pero Georgievski

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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Square One TV

Starring: Joe Howard, Larry Cedar, Cynthia Darlow, Beverly Mickins

Country: United States

Mathnet

Written by: David D. Connell, Jim Thurman

Starring: Joe Howard, Beverly Leech

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Withnail & I

Directed by: Bruce Robinson

Starring: Richard E. Grant, Paul McGann, Richard Griffiths

Country: United States

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Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Kim Basinger, Bruce Willis, John Larroquette

Country: United States

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Evil Dead II

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Starring: Bruce Campbell, Sarah Berry, Dan Hicks

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 April 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Isolde
  • Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
  • The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
  • In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
  • Saint Balderik
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Al Campanis appears on Niteline saying blacks may not be equiped to be in baseball management, sparking a racial controversy
  • Sugar Ray Leonard upsets Marvelous Marvin Hagler.
  • 22nd Academy of Country Music Awards: Randy Travis and Hank Williams Jr.

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Books

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

It

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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Echoes In The Darkness

By: Joseph Wambaugh

On June 25, 1989, the naked corpse of schoolteacher Susan Reinert was found wedged into her hatchback car in a hotel parking lot near Philadelphia's "Main Line." Her

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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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The Jesuits

By: Malachi Martin

In The Jesuits, Malachi Martin reveals for the first time the harrowing behind-the-scenes story of the "new" worldwide Society of Jesus.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Beyond Zork

Platform: Apple II, Apple IIGS, Apple Macintosh, Atari ST, IBM PC, Commodore 128

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

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Gnome Ranger

Gnome Ranger

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple Macintosh, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, BBC Micro, MSX, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Level 9

Ballerburg

Platform: Atari ST

Genre: Artillery game

Publisher: Eckhard Kruse

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Bases Loaded

Platform: Arcade, NES, Game Boy, Virtual Console

Genre: Sports: Baseball

Publisher: Jaleco

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Exzisus

Exzisus

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: JP Taito; WW TAD


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