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Tuesday 17 March 1987, St. Patrick's Day

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 17, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rob Kardashian and Bobby Ryan. 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. Retribution, directed by Guy Magar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Bolt by Dick Francis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Roxie. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Andy Capp: The Game or Air Fortress.
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What the sky looked like on 17 March 1987

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Movies

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

Retribution

Directed by: Guy Magar

Starring: Dennis Lipscomb, Leslie Wing, Suzanne Snyder, Jeff Pomerantz

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Munchies

Directed by: Tina Hirsch

Starring: Harvey Korman, Charlie Stratton, Nadine Van der Velde, Alix Elias

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Withnail & I

Directed by: Bruce Robinson

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

Country: United States

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The Grand Highway

Directed by: Jean-Loup Hubert

Starring: Anémone, Richard Bohringer, Antoine Hubert, Vanessa Guedj

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Anguish

Directed by: Bigas Luna

Starring: Zelda Rubinstein, Michael Lerner, Talia Paul, Àngel Jové

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TV Series

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

Roxie

Directed by: Nick Frangione

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Albert Schweitzer

Directed by: Gavin Millar

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Der Landarzt

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The Little Vampire

Directed by: Uli Edel

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Street Legal

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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on March 17, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Bolt

By: Dick Francis

Kit Fielding will do whatever it takes to stop the killing of racehorses. Not an easy task considering that the woman he adores is leaving him, an international arms dealer is

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Fine Things

By: Danielle Steel

Smart, likable, Bernie Fine was the wonder boy of Wolff's, New York's most glamorous department store. A senior VP moving up, he arrives in San Fransisco to open a West Coast store.

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The Red White And Blue

By: John Gregory Dunne

Red White And Blue, The: A Novel, by Dunne, John Gregory

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Reagan'S America

By: Garry Wills

Ronald Reagan achieved magical accord with the American people, attuning them to his moral vision of a nation made up of optimistic individualists, tough yet God-fearing, blessed with a special destiny.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Andy Capp: The Game

Andy Capp: The Game

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure

Air Fortress

Air Fortress

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: HAL Laboratory

4th & Inches

4th & Inches

Platform: Amiga, Commodore 64, Apple II, Apple IIGS, DOS

Genre: American football Sports

Aztec Adventure

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Strategy (with elements of action)

Publisher: Sega

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Indoor Sports

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Commodore 64, Commodore Plus/4, DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Mindscape (US) Databyte, Advance, Tynesoft (EU)

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Home videos

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

Tin Men

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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Lethal Weapon

Studio: Warner Bros.

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The Wraith

Studio: Orion Pictures

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Raising Arizona

Studio: 20th Century Fox

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Tough Guys

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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