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Wednesday May 20, 1987

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 20, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Fra Fee and Mike Havenaar. In that special week of May people in US were listening to With Or Without You by U2. In UK Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship was in the top 5 hits. The Untouchables, directed by Brian De Palma, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while The Fatal Shore by Robert Hughes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sweet Surrender. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blazer or Gnome Ranger.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 20 May 1987

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Movies

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

The Untouchables

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Kevin Costner, Sean Connery, Robert De Niro, Charles Martin Smith

Country: United States

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Babette's Feast

Directed by: Gabriel Axel

Starring: Stéphane Audran, Bodil Kjer, Birgitte Federspiel, Jarl Kulle

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Barfly

Directed by: Barbet Schroeder

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Faye Dunaway, Alice Krige, Jack Nance

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La Bamba

Directed by: Luis Valdez

Starring: Lou Diamond Phillips, Esai Morales, Rosanna DeSoto, Elizabeth Peña

Country: United States

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Harry and the Hendersons

Directed by: William Dear

Starring: John Lithgow, Melinda Dillon, Margaret Langrick, Joshua Rudoy

Country: United States

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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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The Howard Stern Show

It's Only Rock and Roll

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 May 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Austregisilus
  • Saint Lucifer
  • Saint Theodore of Pavia
  • Saint Bernardine of Siena
  • East Timor National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Wrestler Jerry Lawler sues WWF and Harley Race for trademark name king
  • Tennessee court rules that WWF can not promote Harley Race as the King of Wrestling in Tennessee, upholding Jerry Lawler's claim.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 20, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

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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Voyage Of Vengeance

By: L. Ron Hubbard

The end is near! The Voltarian terrorists have won! Earth is history! But don’t believe everything you read. Or hear. Or see.

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Guardians Of The West

By: David Eddings

A sequel to THE BELGARIAD, Garion has slain the evil God Torak, and fulfilled the prophecy. But suddenly another prophecy is foretold.

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No Deals, Mr. Bond

By: John Gardner

Between the Danish island of Bornholm and the Baltic coast of East Germany a nuclear submarine of the Royal Navy surfaces under the cloak of darkness.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Gnome Ranger

Gnome Ranger

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple Macintosh, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, BBC Micro, MSX, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Level 9

Blazer

Blazer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Isometric shooter

Publisher: Namco

Bonecruncher

Bonecruncher

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

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Superior Software

Bats & Terry

Bats & Terry

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Tournament, Drama, Baseball

Publisher: Use Corporation

Card Sharks

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: playing cards

Publisher: Accolade, inc.

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Home videos

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

Harry and the Hendersons

Studio: Universal Pictures

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River's Edge

Studio: Home Box Office

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Lethal Weapon

Studio: Warner Bros.

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Top Gun

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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The Three Caballeros

Studio: The Walt Disney Company

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