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Monday 23 March 1987

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kangana Ranaut and Kangnam (singer). In that special week of March people in US were listening to Lean On Me by Club Nouveau. In UK Everything I Own by Boy George was in the top 5 hits. Withnail & I, directed by Bruce Robinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Outbreak by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Foreign Bodies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Accolade's Comics or Ai Senshi Nicol.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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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Lethal Weapon

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Gary Busey

Country: United States

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Raising Arizona

Directed by: Joel Coen

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, Trey Wilson

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 March 1987 ?

  • Saint Rebecca (d.1914)
  • Roman Empire - Tubilustrium was held in honor of Mars.
  • Ancient Latvia - Lieldienas held in honor of Mara and other pagan goddesses.
  • Pakistan - National Day (Republic Day).
  • Saint Turibius of Mongrovejo (died 1606)
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  • Soap Bold and the Beautiful premieres
  • West Germany SPD chairman Willy Brandt resigns.
  • US offers military protection to Kuwaiti ships in the Persian Gulf.

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Nature of the Universe -- Mar. 23, 1987
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9055
  • Time: Illustration by Nigel Holmes


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


By: Robin Cook

Murder and intrigue reach epidemic proportions when a devastating plague sweeps the country. Dr. Marissa Blumenthal of the Atlanta Centers for Disease Control investigates--and soon uncovers the medical world's deadliest secret...

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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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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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Intimate Partners

By: Maggie Scarf

“Anyone involved in, embarking on, or yearning for, an intimate relationship should buy, borrow or steal Intimate Partners.”–New WomanWhat goes on in our intimate attachments?

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Accolade's Comics

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Accolade

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Ai Senshi Nicol

Ai Senshi Nicol

Platform: Family Computer Disk System NES Mobile Phones

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Konami

La abadía del crimen

La abadía del crimen

Platform: Amstrad CPC, MSX, PC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Opera Soft

Booby Kids

Booby Kids

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action

Publisher: Nihon Bussan

NES Open Tournament Golf

Platform: NES/Famicom, Famicom Disk System, PlayChoice-10, Virtual Console (Wii, Nintendo 3DS (Ambassador and Public Version) and Wii U)

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Nintendo

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