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What Happened on May 06, 1987

US date format: 5/6/1987, UK date format: 6/5/1987

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 6, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Meek Mill and Moon Geun-young. 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 Winter Hawk by Craig Thomas was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sweet Surrender. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Game Over II or I, Ball.
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What the sky looked like on 6 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 6 May 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Justus
  • Sinaites of Serbia
  • New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
  • Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
  • Micah of Radonezh
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • William J Casey: director of US Central Intelligence Agency (1981-87), dies at age 73 (born 1913).
  • William Casey: American politician 13th Director of Central Intelligence (d. 1987).
Facts:
  • Gary Hart denies affair with model Donna Rice
  • Mario Andretti sets the one-lap speed record at Indianapolis 500 at 218.204 MPH.
  • Niroslav Milhailovic begins 54 hours of telling jokes.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 06, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1987?

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Books

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

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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Anywhere But Here

By: Mona Simpson

Anywhere But Here is a moving, often comic portrait of wise child Ann August and her mother, Adele, a larger-than-life American dreamer.

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Fine Things

By: Danielle Steel

Smart, likable, Bernie Fine was the wonder boy of Wolff's, New York's most glamorous department store. A senior VP moving up, he arrives in San Fransisco to open a West Coast store.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Aaargh!

Aaargh!

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple IIgs, Arcadia Systems, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Arcadia Systems, Melbourne House

Game Over II

Game Over II

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

Genre: Shoot 'em up, platform game

Publisher: Dinamic Software

I, Ball

I, Ball

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Firebird Software

After Burner II

After Burner II

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS, NES/Famicom, Sharp X68000, Mega Drive/Genesis, PC Engine, Sega Saturn, PlayStation 2

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Sega

Street Fighter

Street Fighter

Platform: Arcade, various home systems

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Capcom

Home videos

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

Deadly Friend

Studio: Warner Bros.

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Radio Days

Studio: Orion Pictures

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Ruthless People

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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Heartbreak Ridge

Studio: Warner Bros.

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The Three Caballeros

Studio: The Walt Disney Company

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