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Wednesday 21 January 1987

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Joe Ledley and Damien Bonne. 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 Across China by Peter Jenkins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Square One TV. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fantasy Zone: The Maze or Hi no Tori Hououhen.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Mathnet

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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Movies

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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Platoon

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 January 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • National Hugging Day
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
  • Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
  • UN Arms Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • BB King donates his 7,000 record collection to University of Mississippi.

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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

Across China

By: Peter Jenkins

In the mid-1970s Peter Jenkins set out across the country's heartland to rediscover America. His stirring account of that extraordinary quest unfolded in the two bestselling books, A Walk Across America

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Whirlwind

By: James Clavell

Whirlwind is the story of three weeks in Tehran in February 1979: three weeks of fanaticism, passion, self-sacrifice and heartbreak. Caught between the revolutionaries and the forces of international intrigue is a team of professional pilots.

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Dancing On My Grave

By: Gelsey Kirkland with Greg Lawrence

Dancing on My Grave

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Word For Word

By: Andrew A. Rooney

A collection of often hilarious, sometimes sobering, but always interesting observations by America's favorite curmudgeon. Here in a nationwide bestseller is Rooney at his best--articulating the frustrations of modern life.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Astonishing Adventures Of Mr Weems And The She Vampires

The Astonishing Adventures Of Mr Weems And The She Vampires

Platform: Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC ZX Spectrum

Genre: Maze / Shooter game

Publisher: Piranha

Double Dragon

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, PlayChoice-10, Master System, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, IBM PC, Atari ST, Amiga, Atari 2600, Atari 7800, Game Boy, Mega Drive/Genesis, Lynx, Mobile

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Technōs Japan (Japan) Taito (North America) Tradewest (NES) Mastertronic (computers)[1] HAMSTER (PS4)

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Fantasy Zone: The Maze

Platform: Arcade, Sega Master System

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sega

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Heavy Barrel

Platform: Arcade, Apple II, NES, MS-DOS

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Data East

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Hi no Tori Hououhen

Hi no Tori Hououhen

Platform: MSX2

Genre: Action

Publisher: Konami


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