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Wednesday 17 June 1987

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 17, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kendrick Lamar and Rebecca Breeds. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Head To Toe by Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam. In UK I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits. Innerspace, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Red Storm Rising by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fridolin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing I, Ball or Street Fighter.
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What the sky looked like on 17 June 1987

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Movies

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

Innerspace

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Martin Short, Meg Ryan, Kevin McCarthy

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Surf Nazis Must Die

Directed by: Peter George

Starring: Gail Neely, Robert Harden, Barry Brenner, Dawn Wildsmith

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Spaceballs

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Mel Brooks, John Candy, Rick Moranis, Bill Pullman

Country: United States

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The Living Daylights

Directed by: John Glen

Starring: Timothy Dalton, Maryam d'Abo, Jeroen Krabbé, Joe Don Baker

Country: United States

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Muqaddar Ka Faisla

Directed by: Prakash Mehra

Starring: Raaj Kumar, Rakhee Gulzar, Raj Babbar, Tina Ambani

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TV Series

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

Fridolin

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Sweet Surrender

Directed by: Not specifed

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Roxie

Directed by: Nick Frangione

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Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story

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

Country: United States

Transformers: The Headmasters

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 June 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Dick Howser: New York Yankees and Kansas City Royals manager, dies at age 51 of brain cancer.
Facts:
  • With the death of the last individual, the Dusky Seaside Sparrow becomes extinct.
  • Teddy Seymour is officially designated the first black man to sail around the world, when he completes his solo sailing circumnavigation in Frederiksted, St. Croix, of the United States Virgin Islands.
  • Edwards v. Aguillard: The Supreme Court of the United States rules that a Louisiana law requiring that creation science be taught in public schools whenever evolution is taught is unconstitutional.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 17, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

Red Storm Rising

By: Tom Clancy

Tom Clancy, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Ryan novels--including his latest blockbusters Command Authority and Threat Vector--delivers an electrifying tale of international conflict.Using

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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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Everything To Gain

By: Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter

For Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter, the transition from the White House to Plains, Georgia, was painful. EVERYTHING TO GAIN is their warm and unpretentious account of their successful adjustment to a

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Heiress

By: Janet Dailey

In Heiress, two sisters meet at the funeral of one of the most prestigious men in the country, Dean Lawson, their father.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Ancient Art of War at Sea

The Ancient Art of War at Sea

Platform: Macintosh, MS-DOS

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Brøderbund

Garfield: Big Fat Hairy Deal

Garfield: Big Fat Hairy Deal

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform

Publisher: The Edge

I, Ball

I, Ball

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Firebird Software

Street Fighter

Street Fighter

Platform: Arcade, various home systems

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Capcom

Hades Nebula

Hades Nebula

Platform: Atari ST Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Home videos

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

Radio Days

Studio: Orion Pictures

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Creepshow 2

Studio: New World Pictures

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Ruthless People

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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Crocodile Dundee

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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Top Gun

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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