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Sunday 13 September 1987

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tsvetana Pironkova and Erin Way. In that special week of September people in US were listening to La Bamba by Los Lobos. In UK Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley was in the top 5 hits. Hellraiser, directed by Clive Barker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Love, Medicine & Miracles by Bernie S. Siegel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Black Adder the Third. If you liked videogames you were probably playing City Bomber or Inspector Gadget and the Circus of Fear.
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 ?


Directed by: Clive Barker

Starring: Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence

Country: United States

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Fatal Attraction

Directed by: Adrian Lyne

Starring: Michael Douglas, Glenn Close, Anne Archer

Country: United States

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Hamburger Hill

Directed by: John Irvin

Starring: Anthony Barrile, Michael Boatman, Don Cheadle

Country: United States

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Dirty Dancing

Directed by: Emile Ardolino

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach

Country: United States

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The Monster Squad

Directed by: Fred Dekker

Starring: Andre Gower, Robby Kiger, Stephen Macht

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Black Adder the Third

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Hugh Laurie, Helen Atkinson Wood

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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A Year in the Life

Written by: Joshua Brand, John Falsey

Starring: Richard Kiley, Trey Ames, Adam Arkin, Jayne Atkinson

Country: United States

Bad Boyes

Starring: Steven Kember, Helen Cotterill, Nicola Greenhill, Dean Harris

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Frank's Place

Written by: Hugh Wilson

Starring: Tim Reid, Robert Harper, Daphne Reid, Francesca P. Roberts

Country: United States

Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs

Starring: Townsend Coleman, Pat Fraley, Pat Musick, Rob Paulsen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 September 1987 ?

  • 1999 - Lunar nuclear waste dump explodes, sending the Moon hurtling into deep space in Space: 1999
  • RC Saints - St John Chrysostom
  • Roman festivals - epulum Iovis: banquet of Jupiter, on the ides during the Ludi Romani
  • 2000 - Second Impact in Neon Genesis Evangelion
  • Also see September 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 13 September
Famous Deaths:
  • Mervyn Leroy: Actor / screenwriter / director (Quo Vadis), dies at 86.
  • Cesium-137 stolen from abandoned hospital in Rio de Janeiro
  • Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Cellular One-Ping Golf Championship
  • Paul Lynch of Great Britain does 32,573 push-ups in 24 hours.
  • Goiania accident: A radioactive object is stolen from an abandoned hospital in Goiania, Brazil, contaminating many people in the following weeks and causing some to die from radiation poisoning.

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Sport Games on 13 September 1987

American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - Tampa Bay Buccaneers : 10 - 48
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Indianapolis Colts : 23 - 21
  • Cleveland Browns - New Orleans Saints : 21 - 28
  • Dallas Cowboys - St. Louis Cardinals : 13 - 24
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Love, Medicine & Miracles

By: Bernie S. Siegel

Unconditional love is the most powerful stimulant of the immune system. The truth is: love heals. Miracles happen to exceptional patients every day—patients who have the courage to love, those who

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By: Whitley Strieber

Thus begins the most astonishing true-life odyssey ever recorded—one man's riveting account of his extraordinary experiences with visitors from “elsewhere” .

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By: Stephen King

The #1 national bestseller about a famous novelist held hostage by his “number one fan” and suffering a frightening case of writer’s block—that could prove fatal.

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By: Michael Crichton

“Ingenious and beguiling.”—Time“Crichton keeps us guessing at every turn in his best work since The Andromeda Strain.”—Los Angeles Times“Sphere may be Crichton’s best novel, but even if it ranked only second

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Action

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City Bomber

City Bomber

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Konami

Double Dragon

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, PlayChoice-10, Master System, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, IBM PC, Atari ST, Amiga, Atari 2600, Atari 7800, Game Boy, Mega Drive/Genesis, Lynx, Mobile

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Technōs Japan (Japan) Taito (North America) Tradewest (NES) Mastertronic (computers)[1] HAMSTER (PS4)

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American Speedway

American Speedway

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Enerdyne Technologies

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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