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Saturday 18 July 1987

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tontowi Ahmad . In that special week of July people in US were listening to Alone by Heart. In UK It's A Sin by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, directed by Sidney J. Furie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while The Great Depression Of 1990 by Ravi Batra was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fast Lane or Game Over.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Superman IV: The Quest for Peace

Directed by: Sidney J. Furie

Starring: Christopher Reeve, Gene Hackman, Margot Kidder

Country: United States

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Summer School

Directed by: Carl Reiner

Starring: Mark Harmon, Kirstie Alley, Robin Thomas

Country: United States

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Jaws: The Revenge

Directed by: Joseph Sargent

Starring: Lorraine Gary, Lance Guest, Mario Van Peebles

Country: United States

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Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

Starring: Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Dan O'Herlihy

Country: United States

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Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Mel Brooks, John Candy, Rick Moranis

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story

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

Country: United States

Dom za nashite deca

Starring: Emilia Radeva, Kosta Tsonev, Maria Kavardjikova, Georgi Novakov

Country: Bulgaria

Vreme za pat

Starring: Emilia Radeva, Kosta Tsonev, Maria Kavardjikova, Georgi Novakov

Country: Bulgaria

Ballade vir 'n Enkeling

Starring: Michele Burgers, Gavin van den Berg, Brümilda van Rensburg

Country: South Africa

Network 7

Starring: Virginia Hey, Kim Wilde

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 July 1987 ?

  • Uruguay - Constitution Day
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  • Molly Yard elected new president of US National Organization for Women.
  • New York Yankees' Don Mattingly ties major league record (Dale Long, 1956) of home runs in eight consecutive games.

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

  • Time: Front and Center' Inset:, Supreme Court nominee Robert Bork by Diana Walker
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9071
  • Time: 'We The People' depicts the 200th anniversary of the Constitution and the ethnic diversity of the Un


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

The Great Depression Of 1990

By: Ravi Batra

From Jacket Flap: Startling in its revelations, bold in its predictions, and overwhelmingly convincing in the evidence it offers, "The Great Depression of 1990" demonstrates that we are headed toward an

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To Sail Beyond The Sunset

By: Robert A. Heinlein

The millions of fans of Lazarus Long--probably Heinlein's most beloved character--will flock to this new tale, which continues adventures of the characters of The Cat Who Walked Through Walls.

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Windmills Of The Gods

By: Sidney Sheldon

She's on the glinting edge of East-West confrontation, a beautiful and accomplished scholar who has suddenly become our newest ambassador to an Iron Curtain country, a woman who is about to

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Street Fighter

Platform: Arcade, various home systems

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Capcom

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American Speedway

American Speedway

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Enerdyne Technologies



Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Commodore Amiga

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Superior Software

Fast Lane

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Konami

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Game Over

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, Thomson TO7, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action, run and gun

Publisher: Imagine Software

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