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Saturday 24 January 1987

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Luis Suárez and Luis Suarez. In that special week of January people in US were listening to At This Moment (Live) by Billy Vera. In UK Reet Petite by Jackie Wilson was in the top 5 hits. while Wanderlust by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Square One TV. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Demon Stalkers: The Raid on Doomfane or Baseball The Season II.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe

Country: United States

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Little Shop of Horrors

Directed by: Frank Oz

Starring: Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene, Vincent Gardenia

Country: United States

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The Golden Child

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Eddie Murphy, J.L. Reate, Charles Dance

Country: United States

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¡Three Amigos!

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: Steve Martin, Chevy Chase, Martin Short

Country: United States

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Heartbreak Ridge

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Marsha Mason, Everett McGill

Country: United States

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TV Series

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


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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Crime Story

Written by: Chuck Adamson, Gustave Reininger

Starring: Dennis Farina, Bill Smitrovich, Steve Ryan, Billy Campbell

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 January 1987 ?

  • Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
  • Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
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  • 61st Australian Women's Tennis: H Mandlikova beat M Navratilova (7-5, 7-6).

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Adnan Khashoggi -- Jan. 19, 1987
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9046
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Air Travel -- Jan. 12, 1987


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


By: Danielle Steel

Wanderlust is the story of Audrey Driscoll. Orphaned young, Audrey has grown up caring for her eccentric millionaire grandfather and her demanding younger sister, Annabelle, who assume she will always be there for them.

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A Season On The Brink

By: John Feinstein

Twenty-five years after it spent sixteen weeks at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list, John Feinstein’s A Season on the Brink remains the classic of the genre and an

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Word For Word

By: Andrew A. Rooney

A collection of often hilarious, sometimes sobering, but always interesting observations by America's favorite curmudgeon. Here in a nationwide bestseller is Rooney at his best--articulating the frustrations of modern life.

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The Panic Of '89

By: Paul Erdman

The Panic of '89

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Adventures of Dino Riki

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: JP Rix Soft; NA Hudson Soft

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Demon Stalkers: The Raid on Doomfane

Demon Stalkers: The Raid on Doomfane

Platform: Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Action, role-playing video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Street Fighter

Platform: Arcade, various home systems

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Capcom

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Baseball The Season II

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Cinematronics

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Fantasy Zone: The Maze

Platform: Arcade, Sega Master System

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sega

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