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Saturday 16 May 1987

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include TJ Bell and Can Bonomo. In that special week of May people in US were listening to With Or Without You by U2. In UK Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship was in the top 5 hits. Beverly Hills Cop II, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while The Closing Of The American Mind by Allan Bloom was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vreme za pat. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragon Scroll or Falsion.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Beverly Hills Cop II

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, Jrgen Prochnow

Country: United States

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La Bamba

Directed by: Luis Valdez

Starring: Lou Diamond Phillips, Esai Morales, Rosanna DeSoto

Country: United States

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Withnail & I

Directed by: Bruce Robinson

Starring: Richard E. Grant, Paul McGann, Richard Griffiths

Country: United States

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Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Kim Basinger, Bruce Willis, John Larroquette

Country: United States

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Evil Dead II

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Starring: Bruce Campbell, Sarah Berry, Dan Hicks

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 May 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
  • Saint Simon Stock
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Bobro 400, a barge carrying 3,200 tons of garbage, sets sail from New York, beginning an unsuccesful eight-week search for a dumping site.
  • Mystery of Edwin Drood closes at Imperial NYC after 608 performances
  • Rocker David Crosby weds Jan Dance in LA
  • Weird Al Yankovic performs live at 72nd National Orange Show
  • 113th Preakness: Chris McCarron aboard Alysheba wins in 1:55.8.

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Magazine Covers

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  • Time: Inset: Iran-Contra affair.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9062
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: South Africa -- May 4, 1987

Books

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

The Closing Of The American Mind

By: Allan Bloom

THE BRILLIANT AND CONTROVERSIAL CRITIQUE OF AMERICAN CULTURE WITH NEARLY A MILLION COPIES IN PRINT In 1987, eminent political philosopher Allan Bloom published The Closing of the American Mind, an appraisal

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No Deals, Mr. Bond

By: John Gardner

Between the Danish island of Bornholm and the Baltic coast of East Germany a nuclear submarine of the Royal Navy surfaces under the cloak of darkness.

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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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When Society Becomes An Addict

By: Anne Wilson Schaef

An incisive look at the system of addiction pervasive in Western society today.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

La abadía del crimen

La abadía del crimen

Platform: Amstrad CPC, MSX, PC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Opera Soft

Bonecruncher

Bonecruncher

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Commodore Amiga

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Superior Software

Deathlord

Platform: Commodore 64 Apple II

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Dragon Scroll

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: Konami

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Falsion

Falsion

Platform: Famicom Disk System

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Konami


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