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Thursday 24 September 1987

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Spencer Treat Clark and Grey Damon. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Didn't We Almost Have It All by Whitney Houston. In UK Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley was in the top 5 hits. The Princess Bride, directed by Rob Reiner, 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 Star Trek: The Next Generation. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barbarian or Global Commander.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Star Trek: The Next Generation

Written by: Gene Roddenberry

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Country: United States

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Tour of Duty

Written by: L. Travis Clark, Steve Duncan

Starring: Terence Knox, Stephen Caffrey, Tony Becker, Miguel A. Núñez Jr.

Country: United States

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Black Adder the Third

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Hugh Laurie, Helen Atkinson Wood

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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A Year in the Life

Written by: Joshua Brand, John Falsey

Starring: Richard Kiley, Trey Ames, Adam Arkin, Jayne Atkinson

Country: United States

Bad Boyes

Starring: Steven Kember, Helen Cotterill, Nicola Greenhill, Dean Harris

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Princess Bride

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Robin Wright

Country: United States

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Hellraiser

Directed by: Clive Barker

Starring: Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence

Country: United States

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Fatal Attraction

Directed by: Adrian Lyne

Starring: Michael Douglas, Glenn Close, Anne Archer

Country: United States

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Hamburger Hill

Directed by: John Irvin

Starring: Anthony Barrile, Michael Boatman, Don Cheadle

Country: United States

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Dirty Dancing

Directed by: Emile Ardolino

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach

Country: United States

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Magazine Covers

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  • Time: Inset: Pope John Paul II
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9082
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: America for Sale -- Sep. 14, 1987

Books

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

Whirlwind

By: James Clavell

Whirlwind is the story of three weeks in Tehran in February 1979: three weeks of fanaticism, passion, self-sacrifice and heartbreak. Caught between the revolutionaries and the forces of international intrigue is a team of professional pilots.

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By: Stephen King

Now a major motion picture Stephen King’s terrifying, classic #1 New York Times bestseller, “a landmark in American literature” (Chicago Sun-Times)—about seven adults who return to their hometown to confront a nightmare they had first stumbled on as teenagers…an evil ...

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Red Storm Rising

By: Tom Clancy

Tom Clancy, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Ryan novels--including his latest blockbusters Command Authority and Threat Vector--delivers an electrifying tale of international conflict.Using

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A Taste For Death

By: P. D. James

When the quiet Little Vestry of St. Matthew's Church becomes the blood-soaked scene of a double murder, Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgliesh faces an intriguing conundrum: How did an upper-crust Minister come to lie, slit throat to slit throat, next ...

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Videogames

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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Barbarian

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Psygnosis

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Dark Sceptre

Dark Sceptre

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Adventure game, Strategy

Publisher: Firebird Software

Dragon Spirit

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16, Wii (Virtual Console), X68000, ZX Spectrum, NES

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP/NA/EU Namco; NA Atari Games; NA NEC; EU Consult Software; EU Domark; AUS Nintendo

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Global Commander

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Martech, Datasoft

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