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Friday 22 May 1987

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Novak Djokovic and Arturo Vidal. 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. Beverly Hills Cop II, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while The Ladies Of Missalonghi by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vreme za pat. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Border Zone or City Bomber.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Beverly Hills Cop II

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, Jrgen Prochnow

Country: United States

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La Bamba

Directed by: Luis Valdez

Starring: Lou Diamond Phillips, Esai Morales, Rosanna DeSoto

Country: United States

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Withnail & I

Directed by: Bruce Robinson

Starring: Richard E. Grant, Paul McGann, Richard Griffiths

Country: United States

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Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Kim Basinger, Bruce Willis, John Larroquette

Country: United States

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Evil Dead II

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Starring: Bruce Campbell, Sarah Berry, Dan Hicks

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Vreme za pat

Starring: Emilia Radeva, Kosta Tsonev, Maria Kavardjikova, Georgi Novakov

Country: Bulgaria

Ballade vir 'n Enkeling

Starring: Michele Burgers, Gavin van den Berg, Brümilda van Rensburg

Country: South Africa

Network 7

Starring: Virginia Hey, Kim Wilde

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

After Dark

Starring: Tony Wilson, Matthew Parris, Helena Kennedy, Isaac Evans

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Foreign Bodies

Starring: Dan Gordon

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 May 1987 ?

  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
  • Republic of Yemen - National Day.
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Famous Deaths:
  • 30 killed in a Texas tornado.
  • Hashimpura massacre in Meerut city of India.

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

  • Time: Inset: Rice by Ian Marks-Gamma/Liaison.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9063
  • Time: Inset: Iran-Contra affair.


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

The Ladies Of Missalonghi

By: Colleen McCullough

Sometimes fairy toles can come true-even for plain,shy spinsters like Missy Wright. Neither as pretty as cousin Alicianor as domineering as mother Drusilla, she seems doomed to aquiet life of

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Hold On

By: Sam Donaldson

Random House, 1987. 1stED, non-fiction, news, journalist. 1st edition, So Stated, NEAR FINE in NEAR FINE Dust Jacket, Hardcover, Mylar protected.

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The Prince Of Tides

By: Pat Conroy

PAT CONROY has created a huge, brash thunderstorm of a novel, stinging with honesty and resounding with drama. Spanning forty years, this is the story of turbulent Tom Wingo, his gifted

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Windmills Of The Gods

By: Sidney Sheldon

She's on the glinting edge of East-West confrontation, a beautiful and accomplished scholar who has suddenly become our newest ambassador to an Iron Curtain country, a woman who is about to

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Dragon 32/64, TRS-80 Color Computer, Atari ST, Amiga, Apple IIgs, MS-DOS, Atari 8-bit, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Microdeal

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Border Zone

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Macintosh

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

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City Bomber

City Bomber

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Konami

Dance Aerobics

Platform: NES

Genre: Music game, Exercise

Publisher: Nintendo NA Bandai JP

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Karyssia: Queen of Diamonds

Karyssia: Queen of Diamonds

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Text adventure game

Publisher: Incentive Software

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