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Friday July 24, 1987

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on July 24, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mara Wilson and Michael Jones. 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 Cultural Literacy by E. D. Hirsch Jr 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 Dance Aerobics or Alternative World Games.
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What the sky looked like on 24 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 24 July 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Utah - Pioneer Day (1847)
  • St. Ruffin
  • St. Wulfhad
  • St. David
  • St. Romanus, 2nd bishop of Rochester.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • IBM-PC DOS Version 3.3 (updated) released

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 24, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

Cultural Literacy

By: E. D. Hirsch Jr

In this forceful manifesto, Hirsch argues that children in the U.S. are being deprived of the basic knowledge that would enable them to function in contemporary society.

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Life And Death In Shanghai

By: Nien Cheng

A first-hand account of China's cultural revolution. Nien Cheng, an anglophile and fluent English-speaker who worked for Shell in Shanghai under Mao, was put under house arrest by Red Guards in

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The Haunted Mesa

By: Louis L'Amour

The Navajo called them the Anasazi, the “ancient enemy,” and their abandoned cities haunt the canyons and plateaus of the Southwest.

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Grace

By: James Spada

"Oh Grace, we hardly knew you," wrote The Chicago Tribune about this book. "Spada presents us with a living, breathing Grace Kelly whose real life surpassed every male fantasy."

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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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Cosmic Causeway: Trailblazer II

Cosmic Causeway: Trailblazer II

Platform: Commodore 64

Publisher: Gremlin Interactive

Dance Aerobics

Dance Aerobics

Platform: NES

Genre: Music game, Exercise

Publisher: Nintendo NA Bandai JP

Action Force

Action Force

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Puzzle, Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Virgin Games

Alternative World Games

Alternative World Games

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Home videos

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

Three Amigos

Studio: Orion Pictures

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Creepshow 2

Studio: New World Pictures

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Crocodile Dundee

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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The Wraith

Studio: Orion Pictures

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An American Tail

Studio: Universal Pictures

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