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Monday 19 January 1987

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michelle Page and Edgar Manucharyan. In that special week of January people in US were listening to At This Moment (Live) by Billy Vera. In UK Reet Petite by Jackie Wilson was in the top 5 hits. while Necessary Losses by Judith Viorst was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Square One TV. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dr. Chaos or Inspector Gadget and the Circus of Fear.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

Little Shop of Horrors

Directed by: Frank Oz

Starring: Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene, Vincent Gardenia

Country: United States

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Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe

Country: United States

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The Golden Child

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Eddie Murphy, J.L. Reate, Charles Dance

Country: United States

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¡Three Amigos!

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: Steve Martin, Chevy Chase, Martin Short

Country: United States

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Heartbreak Ridge

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Marsha Mason, Everett McGill

Country: United States

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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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Yesterday's Dreams

Starring: Frances Atkinson, Trevor Byfield, Ed Devereaux, Paul Freeman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Our World

Starring: Linda Ellerbee, Ray Gandolf

Country: United States

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Crime Story

Written by: Chuck Adamson, Gustave Reininger

Starring: Dennis Farina, Bill Smitrovich, Steve Ryan, Billy Campbell

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 January 1987 ?

  • Confederate Heroes Day in Texas.
  • Eastern and Oriental Orthodoxy ? Julian Calendar Theophany (Epiphany).
  • St. Mark of Ephesus feast day .
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of Sult�n (Sovereignty) ? First day of the 17th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • National Popcorn Day in United States of America, however some claim this is whatever day the Superbowl lands on.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Guy Hunt becomes Alabama's first Republican governor since 1874.

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Adnan Khashoggi -- Jan. 19, 1987
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9046
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Air Travel -- Jan. 12, 1987


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

Necessary Losses

By: Judith Viorst

From grief and mourning to aging and relationships, poet and Redbook contributor Judith Viorst presents a thoughtful and researched study in this examination of love, loss, and letting go.Drawing

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A Season On The Brink

By: John Feinstein

Twenty-five years after it spent sixteen weeks at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list, John Feinstein’s A Season on the Brink remains the classic of the genre and an

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Flight Of The Intruder

By: Stephen Coonts

A smash bestseller that spent over six months on the New York Times bestseller list, FLIGHT OF THE INTRUDER became an instant classic.

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By: Elmore Leonard

“Almost unbearable suspense. Leonard has produced another winner.”—PeopleA wild ride with “the coolest, hottest writer in America” (Chicago Tribune), Bandits has everything Elmore Leonard fans love: non-stop thrills, unexpected twists and

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dynamite Bowl

Platform: MSX Family Computer NEC PC-8801

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Toshiba-EMI

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Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Action



Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amiga, Sharp X68000

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Dr. Chaos

Platform: FDS, NES

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: JP Pony Inc.; NA FCI, Inc.

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Inspector Gadget and the Circus of Fear

Inspector Gadget and the Circus of Fear

Platform: Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Melbourne House

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