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Monday 8 June 1987

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jeanne-Marie Martin and Coralie Balmy. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Always by Atlantic Starr. In UK I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits. The Witches of Eastwick, directed by George Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Texasville by Larry McMurtry was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vreme za pat. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Andy Capp: The Game or Alex Kidd: High-Tech World.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Witches of Eastwick

Directed by: George Miller

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Cher, Susan Sarandon

Country: United States

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Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, Kevin Peter Hall

Country: United States

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Harry and the Hendersons

Directed by: William Dear

Starring: John Lithgow, Melinda Dillon, Margaret Langrick

Country: United States

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The Untouchables

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Kevin Costner, Sean Connery, Robert De Niro

Country: United States

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Beverly Hills Cop II

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, Jrgen Prochnow

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Vreme za pat

Starring: Emilia Radeva, Kosta Tsonev, Maria Kavardjikova, Georgi Novakov

Country: Bulgaria

Ballade vir 'n Enkeling

Starring: Michele Burgers, Gavin van den Berg, Brümilda van Rensburg

Country: South Africa

Network 7

Starring: Virginia Hey, Kim Wilde

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

After Dark

Starring: Tony Wilson, Matthew Parris, Helena Kennedy, Isaac Evans

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Foreign Bodies

Starring: Dan Gordon

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 June 1987 ?

  • Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
  • World Ocean Day.
  • Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
  • Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
  • Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • 21st Music City News Country Awards: Randy Travis
  • The New Zealand Nuclear Free Zone, Disarmament, and Arms Control Act is passed, the first of its kind in the world.

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


By: Larry McMurtry

With Texasville, Larry McMurtry returns to the unforgettable Texas town and characters of one of his best-loved books, The Last Picture Show.

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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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Pale Kings And Princes

By: Robert B. Parker

"Like Philip Marlowe, Spenser is a man of honor in a dishonorable world. When he says he will do something, it is done.

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The Timothy Files

By: Lawrence Sanders

Three novellas about private investigator Timothy Cone, whose business is other people’s business . . . and who believes that no crime should go unpunished Haldering & Co.,

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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

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Andy Capp: The Game

Andy Capp: The Game

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure

Bubble Ghost

Platform: Atari ST, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, DOS, Apple IIGS, Game Boy

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: ERE Informatique (France) Infogrames (UK, Europe) Accolade (USA) Pony Canyon (Japan)

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Esper Dream

Esper Dream

Platform: Family Computer Disk System, Virtual Console, mobile phones

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Konami

Alex Kidd: High-Tech World

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Platform, adventure

Publisher: Sega

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