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Monday July 20, 1987

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 20, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Roza Gough and Nicola Benedetti. 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. Stakeout, directed by John Badham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching G-Force: Guardians of Space. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fantasy Zone II: The Tears of Opa-Opa or Flying Shark.
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What the sky looked like on 20 July 1987

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Movies

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

Stakeout

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Emilio Estevez, Madeleine Stowe, Aidan Quinn

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Back to the Beach

Directed by: Lyndall Hobbs

Starring: Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Lori Loughlin, Tommy Hinkley

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Masters of the Universe

Directed by: Gary Goddard

Starring: Dolph Lundgren, Frank Langella, Meg Foster, Billy Barty

Country: United States

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The Lost Boys

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Jason Patric, Corey Haim, Dianne Wiest, Barnard Hughes

Country: United States

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Love at Stake

Directed by: John Moffitt

Starring: Patrick Cassidy, Kelly Preston, Georgia Brown, Barbara Carrera

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TV Series

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

G-Force: Guardians of Space

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Fridolin

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Ruth Rendell Mysteries

Animal Crack-Ups

Slippy Dandy

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 July 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Jerome Aemiliani
  • St. Rufina
  • St. Flavian
  • St. Justa
  • St. Margaret of Antioch
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Richard Egan: American executive and diplomat, Egan is the billionaire cofounder of EMC Corporation, and was sworn in as ambassador to Ireland in August 2001.
Facts:
  • Don Mattingly ties 1st base fielding record with 22 put-outs
  • UN Security Council Resolution 598, condemning the Iran : Iraq War and demanding cease-fire, is unanimously adopted.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 20, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Presumed Innocent

By: Scott Turow

Hailed as the most suspenseful and compelling novel in decades, PRESUMED INNOCENT brings to life our worst nightmare: that of an ordinary citizen facing conviction for the most terrible of all

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The Prince Of Tides

By: Pat Conroy

PAT CONROY has created a huge, brash thunderstorm of a novel, stinging with honesty and resounding with drama. Spanning forty years, this is the story of turbulent Tom Wingo, his gifted

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Pale Kings And Princes

By: Robert B. Parker

"Like Philip Marlowe, Spenser is a man of honor in a dishonorable world. When he says he will do something, it is done.

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The Different Drum

By: M. Scott Peck

The popular lecturer and author of The Road Less Traveled challenges listeners to make the leap from individual growth and personal needs to the experience of true community and unconditional love.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dance Aerobics

Dance Aerobics

Platform: NES

Genre: Music game, Exercise

Publisher: Nintendo NA Bandai JP

Flying Shark

Flying Shark

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, FM Towns, MS-DOS, Nintendo Entertainment System, PC, X68000, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP Taito (original); JP Kaneko; JP Ving; NA Romstar (original); NA/EU Firebird; EU Electrocoin (original); EU Model Racing (original)

Hydrofool

Hydrofool

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Faster Than Light

Alternative World Games

Alternative World Games

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Fantasy Zone II: The Tears of Opa-Opa

Fantasy Zone II: The Tears of Opa-Opa

Platform: Sega Mark III, Master System, Arcade, Family Computer, MSX, PlayStation 2, Wii (Virtual Console), Nintendo 3DS

Genre: Horizontally scrolling shoot 'em up

Publisher: JP/NA/PAL Sega; JP Pony Canyon; JP SunSoft

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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Three Amigos

Studio: Orion Pictures

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Heartbreak Ridge

Studio: Warner Bros.

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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Tough Guys

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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