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Sunday April 19, 1987

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 19, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Maria Sharapova and Daniel Schuhmacher. In that special week of April people in US were listening to I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) by Aretha Franklin. In UK La Isla Bonita by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Beauty and the Beast, directed by Eugene Marner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Outbreak by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sweet Surrender. If you liked videogames you were probably playing American Speedway or Garfield: Big Fat Hairy Deal.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 19 April 1987

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Movies

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

Beauty and the Beast

Directed by: Eugene Marner

Starring: John Savage, Rebecca De Mornay, Yossi Graber, Michael Schneider

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Rumpelstiltskin

Directed by: David Irving

Starring: Amy Irving, Billy Barty, Clive Revill, Priscilla Pointer

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The Allnighter

Directed by: Tamar Simon Hoffs

Starring: Susanna Hoffs, Dedee Pfeiffer, Joan Cusack, John Terlesky

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Prick Up Your Ears

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: Gary Oldman, Alfred Molina, Vanessa Redgrave, Wallace Shawn

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Zhong hua zhan shi

Directed by: David Chung

Starring: Michelle Yeoh, Richard Ng, Tung-Shing Yee, Lowell Lo

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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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Der Landarzt

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After Dark

Starring: Tony Wilson, Matthew Parris, Helena Kennedy, Isaac Evans

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 April 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Republic Day (Sierra Leone).
  • Declaration of Independence Day (Venezuela).
  • Easter Sunday 1908, 1981, 1987, 1992. In the Gregorian Calendar Easter Sunday falls on 19 April more often than on any other date.
  • Bicycle Day.
  • The Roman holiday of Cerealia ends. (Roman Empire)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Maria Sharapova: Russian tennis player, the first Russian to win the 4 tournaments of the grand slam.
  • Daniel Schuhmacher: German singer, winner of the sixth season of "Deutschland sucht den Superstar", the German edition of "Pop Idol".
  • Joe Hart: English footballer.
  • David Cavazos: Mexican singer-songwriter.
  • Luigi Giorgi: Italian footballer.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Brewers score 5 runs in 9th to win 6-4 and record 12th straight AL win
  • LA Clippers end season with a terrible 12-70 record
  • Gregory Robertson does 200-mph free fall to save unconscious skydiver.
  • Milt Kahl dies of cancer (born 1909). He worked on Walt Disney Company animation for 22 short films, and 24 feature films.
  • Last wild condor captured on California wildlife reserve.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 19, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Outbreak

By: Robin Cook

Murder and intrigue reach epidemic proportions when a devastating plague sweeps the country. Dr. Marissa Blumenthal of the Atlanta Centers for Disease Control investigates--and soon uncovers the medical world's deadliest secret...

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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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The Fitzgeralds And The Kennedys

By: Doris Kearns Goodwin

"The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys" is the sweeping history of two immigrant families, their rise to become potent political dynasties, and the marriage that brought the two together to found the

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The Ladies Of Missalonghi

By: Colleen McCullough

Sometimes fairy toles can come true-even for plain,shy spinsters like Missy Wright. Neither as pretty as cousin Alicianor as domineering as mother Drusilla, she seems doomed to aquiet life of

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Gotcha!: The Sport

Gotcha!: The Sport

Platform: NES

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: LJN

American Speedway

American Speedway

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Enerdyne Technologies

Bio Senshi Dan: Increaser to no Tatakai

Bio Senshi Dan: Increaser to no Tatakai

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action

Publisher: Jaleco

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

Aztec Adventure

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Strategy (with elements of action)

Publisher: Sega

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Home videos

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

84 Charing Cross Road

Studio: Columbia Pictures

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Heartbreak Ridge

Studio: Warner Bros.

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Top Gun

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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Tough Guys

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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The Golden Child

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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