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Saturday 10 January 1987

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include César Cielo and Cesar Cielo. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Walk Like An Egyptian by Bangles. In UK Reet Petite by Jackie Wilson was in the top 5 hits. Platoon, directed by Oliver Stone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while His Way by Kitty Kelley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Yesterday's Dreams. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Basketball Challenge or Battleships (video game).
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Little Shop of Horrors

Directed by: Frank Oz

Starring: Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene, Vincent Gardenia

Country: United States

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Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe

Country: United States

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The Golden Child

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Eddie Murphy, J.L. Reate, Charles Dance

Country: United States

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¡Three Amigos!

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: Steve Martin, Chevy Chase, Martin Short

Country: United States

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Heartbreak Ridge

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Marsha Mason, Everett McGill

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Yesterday's Dreams

Starring: Frances Atkinson, Trevor Byfield, Ed Devereaux, Paul Freeman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Dokugan-ryu Masamune

Starring: Maiko Itô, Minken Karasawa, Yasuhiro Tanogashira, Ken Watanabe

Country: Japan

Gecenin öteki yüzü

Starring: Ece Alton, Haluk Bilginer, Müsfik Kenter, Haluk Kurtoglu

Country: Turkey

Zur Freiheit

Starring: Toni Berger, Ruth Drexel, Robert Giggenbach, Hans Schuler


Starring: Vijayendra Ghatge, Kiran Juneja, Anita Kanwar, Mazhar Khan

Country: India

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 10 January 1987 ?

  • Margaret Thatcher day in the Falkland Islands
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What news were making the headlines those days in January 1987?

Life magazine


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

His Way

By: Kitty Kelley

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • With a new afterword by the author in honor of Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday This is the book that Frank Sinatra tried—but failed—to keep

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Last Of The Breed

By: Louis L'Amour

“For sheer adventure L’Amour is in top form.”—Kirkus Reviews Here is the kind of authentically detailed epic novel that has become Louis L’Amour’s hallmark.

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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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Foundation And Earth

By: Isaac Asimov

The fifth novel in Asimov's popular Foundation series opens with second thoughts. Councilman Golan Trevize is wondering if he was right to choose a collective mind as the best possible future

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Basketball Challenge

Platform: IBM micros and compatibles

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Battleships (video game)

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Amiga

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Elite

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Platform: Acorn Archimedes, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MSX2, Nintendo Entertainment System, Sega Master System, Sega Genesis/Mega Drive, X68000, ZX Spectrum, Zeebo, Game Boy Advance, Microsoft

Genre: Maze

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Atari Games; NA Tengen; EU Domark; EU Grandslam

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China Warrior

Platform: TurboGrafx 16/PC Engine, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network, Mobile phone

Genre: Beat'em up

Publisher: Hudson Soft, NEC

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Ghost Hunters

Platform: Amstrad CPC ZX Spectrum

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Codemasters

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