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Thursday 22 January 1987

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ray Rice and Misa Campo. 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 The Panic Of '89 by Paul Erdman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Square One TV. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 1943: The Battle of Midway or Dungeon Master.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe

Country: United States

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Little Shop of Horrors

Directed by: Frank Oz

Starring: Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene, Vincent Gardenia

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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TV Series

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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 22 January 1987 ?

  • New Zealand - Wellington Anniversary.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Vincent.
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Famous Deaths:
  • R Budd Dwyer: Pennsylvania State Treasurer, facing prison for conspiracy and perjury, shoots himself to death at a televised news conference.
  • Budd Dwyer: American politician (Born 1939).
  • Blizzard in New Jersey, as 334 attend the New Jersey Devils - Calgary Flames NHL game, New Jersey wins 7-5.
  • Pennsylvania politician R. Budd Dwyer shoots and kills himself during a televised press conference, leading to debates on boundaries in journalism.
  • 27-year old Glen Tremml pedals the ultralight aircraft Eagle over Edwards Air Force Base, California, for a human-powered flight record of 37.2 miles.
  • Philippine security forces open fire on a crowd of 10,000 : 15,000 demonstrators at Malacanang Palace, Manila, killing 13.
  • Pennsylvania Treasurer Budd Dwyer shoots and kills himself with a revolver during a televised press conference after being found guilty on charges of bribery, fraud, conspiracy, and racketeering.

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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 ?

The Panic Of '89

By: Paul Erdman

The Panic of '89

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By: Bill Cosby

From one of America's most beloved funnymen comes a hilarious look at the lighter side of fatherhood. So, what is fatherhood...?It's

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Foundation And Earth

By: Isaac Asimov

The fifth novel in Asimov's popular Foundation series opens with second thoughts. Councilman Golan Trevize is wondering if he was right to choose a collective mind as the best possible future

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

A Jax

Platform: Arcade, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum, Sharp X68000, PS4(Arcade Archives)

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Konami

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Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 128, MS-DOS, Macintosh

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

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

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

1943: The Battle of Midway

Platform: Arcade game, NES, PC Engine, Xbox, PlayStation 2, PlayStation , Sega Saturn, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Capcom

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Dungeon Master

Platform: Amiga, Apple IIGS,[3] Atari ST, MS-DOS (x86), SNES, TurboGrafx-CD, Sharp X68000, PC-9801, FM Towns

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: FTL Games Victor Interactive Software (X68000)

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