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Monday 13 July 1987

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Turin (Italy) and Geraldine Hakewill. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Alone by Heart. In UK It's A Sin by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Jaws: The Revenge, directed by Joseph Sargent, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Life And Death In Shanghai by Nien Cheng was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Guerrilla War or Crazee Rider.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?


Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

Starring: Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Dan O'Herlihy

Country: United States

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Jaws: The Revenge

Directed by: Joseph Sargent

Starring: Lorraine Gary, Lance Guest, Mario Van Peebles

Country: United States

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Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Mel Brooks, John Candy, Rick Moranis

Country: United States

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Adventures in Babysitting

Directed by: Chris Columbus

Starring: Elisabeth Shue, Maia Brewton, Keith Coogan

Country: United States

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Directed by: Fred Schepisi

Starring: Steve Martin, Daryl Hannah, Rick Rossovich

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story

Starring: Edward Asner, Linwood G. Dunn, Ginger Rogers, Pandro S. Berman

Country: United States

Dom za nashite deca

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

Country: Bulgaria

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 July 1987 ?

  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday, 3rd day
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of K�lim�t (Words) - First day of the seventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Bon Festival - Buddhist festival to honor the dead (East Japan)
  • Kiribati - Independence Day, 2nd day (not a holiday)
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What news were making the headlines those days in July 1987?

  • Time: Front and Center' Inset:, Supreme Court nominee Robert Bork by Diana Walker
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9071
  • Time: 'We The People' depicts the 200th anniversary of the Constitution and the ethnic diversity of the Un


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

Life And Death In Shanghai

By: Nien Cheng

A first-hand account of China's cultural revolution. Nien Cheng, an anglophile and fluent English-speaker who worked for Shell in Shanghai under Mao, was put under house arrest by Red Guards in

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Cultural Literacy

By: E. D. Hirsch Jr

In this forceful manifesto, Hirsch argues that children in the U.S. are being deprived of the basic knowledge that would enable them to function in contemporary society.

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The Fatal Shore

By: Robert Hughes

The history of the birth of Australia which came out of the suffereing and brutality of England's infamous convict transportation system.

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: MSX, Sega Master System, iPhone OS

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Compile, Sega

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Guerrilla War

Platform: Arcade, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, NES, ZX Spectrum, Playstation Network

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: SNK

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Crazee Rider

Crazee Rider

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Superior Software / Acornsoft

Death or Glory

Platform: Commodore 16, Commodore Plus/4, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Publisher: CRL Group

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Inspector Gadget and the Circus of Fear

Inspector Gadget and the Circus of Fear

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

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Melbourne House

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