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Thursday 23 July 1987

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on July 23, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Luiz Gustavo and Alessio Cerci. 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 Love, Medicine & Miracles by Bernie S. Siegel 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 Ai Senshi Nicol or John Elway's Quarterback.
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What the sky looked like on 23 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 23 July 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Egypt - Revolution Day (1952)
  • St. Liborius
  • Catholic - the feasts of at least 2 saints: St. Apollinaris
  • Rastafari movement - Celebration of the birthday of Haile Selassie
  • Roman Empire - Neptunalia held in honor of Neptune
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Facts:
  • Red Sox waive Bill Buckner, the goat of last years World Series
  • RNI (Brooklyn New York pirate radio station) begins broadcasting on 1620 AM
  • Said Aouita of Morocco runs world record 5,000 metres (12:58.39).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 23, 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 ?

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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Fine Things

By: Danielle Steel

Smart, likable, Bernie Fine was the wonder boy of Wolff's, New York's most glamorous department store. A senior VP moving up, he arrives in San Fransisco to open a West Coast store.

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Heiress

By: Janet Dailey

In Heiress, two sisters meet at the funeral of one of the most prestigious men in the country, Dean Lawson, their father.

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Presumed Innocent

By: Scott Turow

Hailed as the most suspenseful and compelling novel in decades, PRESUMED INNOCENT brings to life our worst nightmare: that of an ordinary citizen facing conviction for the most terrible of all

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Pac-Mania

Platform: Acorn Archimedes, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MSX2, Nintendo Entertainment System, Sega Master System, Sega Genesis/Mega Drive, X68000, ZX Spectrum, Zeebo, Game Boy Advance, Microsoft

Genre: Maze

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Atari Games; NA Tengen; EU Domark; EU Grandslam

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John Elway's Quarterback

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Arcade, Commodore 64, NES, Apple IIGS, PC (MS-DOS), ZX Spectrum,

Genre: Traditional football simulation

Publisher: Virgin Games Tradewest (NES version)

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The Ancient Art of War at Sea

The Ancient Art of War at Sea

Platform: Macintosh, MS-DOS

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Brøderbund

The 3-D Battles of WorldRunner

The 3-D Battles of WorldRunner

Platform: Family Computer Disk System, Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Third-Person Rail Shooter Platformer

Publisher: JP Disc Original Group; NA Acclaim Entertainment

Ai Senshi Nicol

Ai Senshi Nicol

Platform: Family Computer Disk System NES Mobile Phones

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Konami

Home videos

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

Deadly Friend

Studio: Warner Bros.

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Three Amigos

Studio: Orion Pictures

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84 Charing Cross Road

Studio: Columbia Pictures

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Lethal Weapon

Studio: Warner Bros.

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Tough Guys

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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