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Wednesday July 22, 1987

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 22, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tom Wallisch and Denis Gargaud Chanut. 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 Dirk Gently'S Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas Adams 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 Deathlord or Gnome Ranger.
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What the sky looked like on 22 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 22 July 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Swaziland - Birthday of former King Sobhuza II
  • Pi Approximation Day
  • St. Vandrille/Wandre Gisilus
  • St. Mineve
  • St. Joseph of Palestine (Count Joseph)
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Facts:
  • US began escorting re-flagged Kuwaiti tankers in Persian Gulf
  • US begins escorting re-flagged Kuwaiti tankers in Persian Gulf.
  • Soyuz TM-3 launched with three cosmonauts (one Syrian).
  • Said Aouita of Morroco sets the 5km record (12:58.39) in Rome, Italy.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 22, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

Dirk Gently'S Holistic Detective Agency

By: Douglas Adams

From Douglas Adams, the legendary author of one of the most beloved science fiction novels of all time, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, comes a wildly inventive novel—in trade paperback

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Berlin Diaries, 1940-1945

By: Marie Vassiltchikov

The secret diaries of a twenty-three-year-old White Russian princess who worked in the German Foreign Office from 1940 to 1944 and then as a nurse, these pages give us a unique

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Love, Medicine & Miracles

By: Bernie S. Siegel

Unconditional love is the most powerful stimulant of the immune system. The truth is: love heals. Miracles happen to exceptional patients every day - patients who have the courage to love, those who have the courage to work with their ...

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The Haunted Mesa

By: Louis L'Amour

The Navajo called them the Anasazi, the “ancient enemy,” and their abandoned cities haunt the canyons and plateaus of the Southwest.

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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

Deathlord

Deathlord

Platform: Commodore 64 Apple II

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

221B Baker Street

221B Baker Street

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Datasoft

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?

Lady and the Tramp

Studio: The Walt Disney Company

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Harry and the Hendersons

Studio: Universal Pictures

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Creepshow 2

Studio: New World Pictures

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Lethal Weapon

Studio: Warner Bros.

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Raising Arizona

Studio: 20th Century Fox

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