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Saturday 16 May 1987

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 16, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Claudia Suárez 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. Summer Heat, directed by Michie Gleason, 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 Sweet Surrender. If you liked videogames you were probably playing A Jax or Dungeon Master.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 16 May 1987

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Movies

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

Summer Heat

Directed by: Michie Gleason

Starring: Lori Singer, Anthony Edwards, Bruce Abbott, Kathy Bates

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Intervista

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Sergio Rubini, Antonella Ponziani, Maurizio Mein, Paola Liguori

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Beverly Hills Cop II

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, Jürgen Prochnow, Ronny Cox

Country: United States

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Dark Age

Directed by: Arch Nicholson

Starring: John Jarratt, Nikki Coghill, Max Phipps, Burnham Burnham

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Ernest Goes to Camp

Directed by: John R. Cherry III

Starring: Jim Varney, Victoria Racimo, John Vernon, Iron Eyes Cody

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TV Series

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

Sweet Surrender

Directed by: Not specifed

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Roxie

Directed by: Nick Frangione

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Albert Schweitzer

Directed by: Gavin Millar

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Moskito - Nichts sticht besser!

The Victorian House

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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 16, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1987 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Atlantic Starr - Always
  2. Smokey Robinson - Just To See Her
  3. Back And Forth - Cameo
  4. There's Nothing Better Than Love - Luther Vandross with Gregory Hines
  5. Happy - Surface
  6. It's Been So Long - Melba Moore
  7. I Don't Want To Lose Your Love - Freddie Jackson
  8. Shirley Murdock - Go On Without You
  9. Head To Toe - Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam
  10. Anita Baker - Same Ole Love (365 Days A Year)
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Braulio - En bancarrota
  2. Hasta Que Te Conoci - Juan Gabriel
  3. Es mi mujer - Emmanuel
  4. Castigame - Lucia Mendez
  5. Macumba - Veronica Castro
  6. Amanda Miguel - El pecado
  7. Tu carcel - Los Bukis
  8. Doce rosas - Lorenzo Antonio
  9. Corre y ve con el - Jose Jose
  10. Dos hombres y un destino - Miguel Gallardo

Books

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

Texasville

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 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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Boone

By: T. Boone Pickens Jr

First printing of the first edition. Neff B224. Pickens was CEO of Mesa Petroleum, and for a time a person of national stature in the corporate world.

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The Haunted Mesa

By: Louis L'Amour

The Navajo called them the Anasazi, the “ancient enemy,” and their abandoned cities haunt the canyons and plateaus of the Southwest.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

F-1 Spirit: The Way To Formula-1

F-1 Spirit: The Way To Formula-1

Platform: MSX home computer

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Konami

A Jax

A Jax

Platform: Arcade, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum, Sharp X68000, PS4(Arcade Archives)

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Konami

Earl Weaver Baseball

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Apple II

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Dungeon Master

Dungeon Master

Platform: Amiga, Apple IIGS,[3] Atari ST, MS-DOS (x86), SNES, TurboGrafx-CD, Sharp X68000, PC-9801, FM Towns

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: FTL Games Victor Interactive Software (X68000)

Adventures of Dino Riki

Adventures of Dino Riki

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: JP Rix Soft; NA Hudson Soft

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

The Golden Child

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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Heartbreak Ridge

Studio: Warner Bros.

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The Three Caballeros

Studio: The Walt Disney Company

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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Big Trouble in Little China

Studio: 20th Century Fox

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