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Wednesday 6 May 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 Flight Of The Intruder by Stephen Coonts 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.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 06, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1987 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. (I Just) Died In Your Arms - Cutting Crew
  2. Jody Watley - Looking For A New Love
  3. U2 - With Or Without You
  4. Madonna - La Isla Bonita
  5. Crowded House - Don't Dream It's Over
  6. Sign O' The Times - Prince
  7. Bryan Adams - Heat Of The Night
  8. The Lady In Red - Chris DeBurgh
  9. Fleetwood Mac - Big Love
  10. I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) - Aretha Franklin
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Braulio - En bancarrota
  2. Hasta Que Te Conoci - Juan Gabriel
  3. Es mi mujer - Emmanuel
  4. Macumba - Veronica Castro
  5. Doce rosas - Lorenzo Antonio
  6. Lucia Mendez - Castigame
  7. Amanda Miguel - El pecado
  8. Corre y ve con el - Jose Jose
  9. Los Bukis - Tu carcel
  10. Dos hombres y un destino - Miguel Gallardo

Books

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

Flight Of The Intruder

By: Stephen Coonts

A smash bestseller that spent over six months on the New York Times bestseller list, FLIGHT OF THE INTRUDER became an instant classic.

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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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Windmills Of The Gods

By: Sidney Sheldon

She's on the glinting edge of East-West confrontation, a beautiful and accomplished scholar who has suddenly become our newest ambassador to an Iron Curtain country, a woman who is about to

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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 ?

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?

An American Tail

Studio: Universal Pictures

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Heartbreak Ridge

Studio: Warner Bros.

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Top Gun

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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Lethal Weapon

Studio: Warner Bros.

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