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Sunday 19 April 1987

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. 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. Withnail & I, directed by Bruce Robinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while This 'N That by Bette Davis with Michael Herskowitz was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Basketball Challenge or Grand Prix Simulator.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Withnail & I

Directed by: Bruce Robinson

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

Country: United States

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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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Raising Arizona

Directed by: Joel Coen

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, Trey Wilson

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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What the sky looked like on 19 April 1987

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TV Series

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Foreign Bodies

Starring: Dan Gordon

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Trst via Skopje

Starring: Sebastijan Saban, Snezana Stameska, Vanco Petrusevski, Pero Georgievski

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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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)
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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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Books

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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 Search For Signs Of Intelligent Life In The Universe

By: Jane Wagner

Emmy Award-winning playwright Jane Wagner’s brilliant social satire is back in a gorgeous new paperback edition—new life for the play that rocked Broadway in 1985 and still rings true today.

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Love, Medicine & Miracles

By: Bernie S. Siegel

Unconditional love is the most powerful stimulant of the immune system. The truth is: love heals. Miracles happen to exceptional patients every day—patients who have the courage to love, those who

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Boone

By: T. Boone Pickens Jr

First printing of the first edition. Neff B224. Pickens was CEO of Mesa Petroleum, and for a time a person of national stature in the corporate world.

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Videogames

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Auf Wiedersehen Monty

Auf Wiedersehen Monty

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, MSX, Commodore 16

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Accolade's Comics

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Accolade

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Basketball Challenge

Platform: IBM micros and compatibles

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Grand Prix Simulator

Grand Prix Simulator

Platform: Amstrad CPC Atari 8-bit Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters

Aztec Adventure

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Strategy (with elements of action)

Publisher: Sega

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