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Tuesday 17 March 1987, St. Patrick's Day

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rob Kardashian and Emmanuel Sanders. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Lean On Me by Club Nouveau. In UK Everything I Own by Boy George was in the top 5 hits. Blind Date, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Windmills Of The Gods by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Foreign Bodies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line or Graham Gooch's All Star Cricket.
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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Foreign Bodies

Starring: Dan Gordon

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Return of Sherlock Holmes

Written by: John Hawkesworth

Starring: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Rosalie Williams

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Square One TV

Starring: Joe Howard, Larry Cedar, Cynthia Darlow, Beverly Mickins

Country: United States

Mathnet

Written by: David D. Connell, Jim Thurman

Starring: Joe Howard, Beverly Leech

Country: United States

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Eyes on the Prize

Starring: Julian Bond, Eugene 'Bull' Connor

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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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Angel Heart

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Robert De Niro, Lisa Bonet

Country: United States

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Raising Arizona

Directed by: Joel Coen

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, Trey Wilson

Country: United States

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Lethal Weapon

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Gary Busey

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 March 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
  • Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
  • St. Agricola
  • St. Joseph of Arimathea
  • Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
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Facts:
  • IBM releases PC-DOS version 3.3.
  • Sunil Gavaskar ends his Test career with an inning of 96 versus Pakistan.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in March 1987?

  • Time: Illustration by Nigel Holmes
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9054
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ronald Reagan -- Mar. 9, 1987

Books

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

Whirlwind

By: James Clavell

Whirlwind is the story of three weeks in Tehran in February 1979: three weeks of fanaticism, passion, self-sacrifice and heartbreak. Caught between the revolutionaries and the forces of international intrigue is a team of professional pilots.

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By: Stephen King

Now a major motion picture Stephen King’s terrifying, classic #1 New York Times bestseller, “a landmark in American literature” (Chicago Sun-Times)—about seven adults who return to their hometown to confront a nightmare they had first stumbled on as teenagers…an evil ...

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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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A Taste For Death

By: P. D. James

When the quiet Little Vestry of St. Matthew's Church becomes the blood-soaked scene of a double murder, Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgliesh faces an intriguing conundrum: How did an upper-crust Minister come to lie, slit throat to slit throat, next ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bubbler

Bubbler

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC MSX Commodore 64 (cancelled)

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Ultimate Play The Game

Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line

Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line

Platform: MSX MSX2 Super Famicom Game Boy Color Mobile phone Wii Android iOS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Enix

Alien Syndrome

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Game Gear, MS-DOS, MSX, NES, Sega Master System, ZX Spectrum, Sharp X68000

Genre: Run & gun shooter

Publisher: Sega

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Graham Gooch's All Star Cricket

Graham Gooch's All Star Cricket

Platform: C64, C128

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Audiogenic

NES Open Tournament Golf

Platform: NES/Famicom, Famicom Disk System, PlayChoice-10, Virtual Console (Wii, Nintendo 3DS (Ambassador and Public Version) and Wii U)

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Nintendo

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