Wednesday June 24, 1987

US date format: 6/24/1987, UK date format: 24/6/1987

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 24, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Lionel Messi and Pierre Vaultier. In that special week of June people in US were listening to I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston. In UK I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits. Dung fong tuk ying, directed by Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fridolin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Agent Orange or Blades of Steel Konamic Ice Hockey.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
  • Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
  • Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
  • Quarter days in England
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Events

  • Salt Lake City Trappers begin pro baseball record 29 consecutive win streak

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Movies

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Dung fong tuk ying

Dung fong tuk ying

Directed by: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung

Starring: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Biao Yuen, Haing S. Ngor, Joyce Godenzi

White Water Summer

White Water Summer

Directed by: Jeff Bleckner

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Sean Astin, Jonathan Ward, K.C. Martel

Blood Diner

Blood Diner

Directed by: Jackie Kong

Starring: Rick Burks, Carl Crew, Roger Dauer, LaNette La France

Innerspace

Innerspace

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Martin Short, Meg Ryan, Kevin McCarthy

Surf Nazis Must Die

Surf Nazis Must Die

Directed by: Peter George

Starring: Gail Neely, Robert Harden, Barry Brenner, Dawn Wildsmith

TV Series

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Fridolin

Fridolin

Werewolf

Werewolf

Watching

Watching

Star Cops

Star Cops

Papá soltero

Papá soltero

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow

Presumed Innocent

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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

Glory Days by Dave Marsh

Glory Days

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How did critically acclaimed rocker Bruce Springsteen achieve icon status in the 1980s? Filled with candid comments from Springsteen, a behind-the-scenes perspective, and perceptive commentary, Glory Days chronicles both Bossmania and

Life And Death In Shanghai by Nien Cheng

Life And Death In Shanghai

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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

Pale Kings And Princes by Robert B. Parker

Pale Kings And Princes

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"Like Philip Marlowe, Spenser is a man of honor in a dishonorable world. When he says he will do something, it is done.

The Haunted Mesa by Louis L'Amour

The Haunted Mesa

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

American Speedway

American Speedway

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Enerdyne Technologies

Agent Orange

Agent Orange

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up, strategy

Publisher: A&F Software

Death or Glory

Death or Glory

Platform: Commodore 16, Commodore Plus/4, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Publisher: CRL Group

Adventures of Dino Riki

Adventures of Dino Riki

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: JP Rix Soft; NA Hudson Soft

Blades of Steel Konamic Ice Hockey

Blades of Steel Konamic Ice Hockey

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, Family Computer Disk System, Game Boy, Nintendo Entertainment System, Wii Virtual Console

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Konami


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