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What Happened on May 16, 1987

US date format: 5/16/1987, UK date format: 16/5/1987

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 This 'N That by Bette Davis with Michael Herskowitz 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.
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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.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 16, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

This 'N That

By: Bette Davis with Michael Herskowitz

The outspoken film star writes about her career--from her contract player days at Warner Bros., where she met Ronald Reagan, through her stroke, mastectomy, and return to films--her family, and the notables she has known

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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 have the courage to work with their ...

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Winter Hawk

By: Craig Thomas

Soft cover; Very Good; Dust Jacket -Very Good; Advanced reading copy, unread, fine shiny wrappers. Slipcase. Mitchell Gant, super pilot, infiltrates Russia by helicopter to avert a world crisis.

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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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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

Heavy Barrel

Platform: Arcade, Apple II, NES, MS-DOS

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Data East

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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?

Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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Lethal Weapon

Studio: Warner Bros.

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Crocodile Dundee

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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Top Gun

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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The Color of Money

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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