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Wednesday 22 April 1987

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include David Luiz and John Obi Mikel. 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. Hot Pursuit, directed by Steven Lisberger, 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. On TV people were watching Sweet Surrender. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Guild of Thieves or Guerrilla War.
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Movies

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

Hot Pursuit

Directed by: Steven Lisberger

Starring: John Cusack, Robert Loggia, Jerry Stiller, Wendy Gazelle

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Beauty and the Beast

Directed by: Eugene Marner

Starring: John Savage, Rebecca De Mornay, Yossi Graber, Michael Schneider

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Rumpelstiltskin

Directed by: David Irving

Starring: Amy Irving, Billy Barty, Clive Revill, Priscilla Pointer

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The Allnighter

Directed by: Tamar Simon Hoffs

Starring: Susanna Hoffs, Dedee Pfeiffer, Joan Cusack, John Terlesky

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Prick Up Your Ears

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: Gary Oldman, Alfred Molina, Vanessa Redgrave, Wallace Shawn

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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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Der Landarzt

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Network 7

Starring: Virginia Hey, Kim Wilde

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 April 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints Soter and Caius
  • Saint Leonidas (died 202)
  • Brazil - Discovery Day.
  • Saint Theodorus (d. 613)
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Facts:
  • Sri Lanka Air Force bombs Tamil rebels; 100s killed.

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Books

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

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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Destiny

By: Sally Beauman

Edward and Helene. When they met it was more than coincidence. When they fell in love it was more than passion. When they thought they'd lost it all, they should have known they were wrong--they

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Red Storm Rising

By: Tom Clancy

Tom Clancy, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Ryan novels--including his latest blockbusters Command Authority and Threat Vector--delivers an electrifying tale of international conflict.Using

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Santorini

By: Alistair MacLean

Reissue of the gripping tale of sabotage at sea, from the acclaimed master of action and suspense.In the heart of the Aegean Sea, a luxury yacht is on fire and sinking

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Guild of Thieves

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Acorn Archimedes, Atari ST, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, Apple Macintosh, Sinclair Spectrum

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Rainbird Software

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Guerrilla War

Platform: Arcade, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, NES, ZX Spectrum, Playstation Network

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: SNK

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Beyond Dark Castle

Platform: Apple Macintosh, C64, Apple IIGS, Amiga

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Silicon Beach Software

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Evening Star

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

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Publisher: Hewson Consultants Ltd.

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Ballerburg

Platform: Atari ST

Genre: Artillery game

Publisher: Eckhard Kruse

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Home videos

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

Top Gun

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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The Color of Money

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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Crocodile Dundee

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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Raising Arizona

Studio: 20th Century Fox

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Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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