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Monday 23 February 1987

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ab-Soul and Elysa Montfort. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Livin' On A Prayer by Bon Jovi. In UK I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) by George Michael & Aretha Franklin was in the top 5 hits. A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors, directed by Chuck Russell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while The Panic Of '89 by Paul Erdman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Trst via Skopje. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Butasan or Black Panther.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

Directed by: Chuck Russell

Starring: Heather Langenkamp, Robert Englund, Craig Wasson

Country: United States

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Some Kind of Wonderful

Directed by: Howard Deutch

Starring: Eric Stoltz, Mary Stuart Masterson, Lea Thompson

Country: United States

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Directed by: Michael Gottlieb

Starring: Andrew McCarthy, Kim Cattrall, Estelle Getty

Country: United States

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Over the Top

Directed by: Menahem Golan

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Robert Loggia, Susan Blakely

Country: United States

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Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Return of Sherlock Holmes

Written by: John Hawkesworth

Starring: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Rosalie Williams

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 February 1987 ?

  • Saint Milburga
  • Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
  • Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
  • Blessed odilia of Mombeek
  • Guyana - Mashramani-Republic Day.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Esmond Knight: East Sheen, England -- Actor (Hamlet, Sleeping Murder).
  • Supernova 1987A in LMC first seen; first naked-eye supernova since 1604.
  • Dick Howser retires from managing Kansas City Royals, due to brain tumor.
  • Russian Writers Union accepts Boris Pasternak posthumous as member.
  • Supernova 1987A, the first quotnaked-eyequot supernova since 1604, is observed.

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: African Wildlife -- Feb. 23, 1987
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9051
  • Time: Design by Christian Piper.


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

The Panic Of '89

By: Paul Erdman

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The Fitzgeralds And The Kennedys

By: Doris Kearns Goodwin

"The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys" is the sweeping history of two immigrant families, their rise to become potent political dynasties, and the marriage that brought the two together to found the

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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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Night Of The Fox

By: Jack Higgins

On the verge of the D-Day invasion, a covert British operative must race against the clock to rescue a stranded soldier and secure Allied victoryIn May of 1944, shipwrecked American Colonel

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: Arcade, Sega Mega Drive, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, MSX, Amstrad CPC, Sharp X68000, PS4

Genre: action

Publisher: Jaleco

ALF: The First Adventure

ALF: The First Adventure

Platform: Apple II Atari ST Commodore 64 MS-DOS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Box Office


Platform: Arcade

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Capcom

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Platform: Atari ST

Genre: Artillery game

Publisher: Eckhard Kruse

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Black Panther

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Platform game / Fighting game

Publisher: Konami

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