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Tuesday 25 August 1987

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Blake Lively and Amy MacDonald. In that special week of August people in US were listening to La Bamba by Los Lobos. In UK La Bamba by Los Lobos was in the top 5 hits. Hamburger Hill, directed by John Irvin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Elvis World by Jane Stern and Michael Stern was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Universum. If you liked videogames you were probably playing A Jax or Black Tiger.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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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The Monster Squad

Directed by: Fred Dekker

Starring: Andre Gower, Robby Kiger, Stephen Macht

Country: United States

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Can't Buy Me Love

Directed by: Steve Rash

Starring: Patrick Dempsey, Amanda Peterson, Courtney Gains

Country: United States

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No Way Out

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

Starring: Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman, Sean Young

Country: United States

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Starring: Otto Clemens

Country: Austria

Steel Riders

Written by: Ken Catran

Directed by: Wayne Tourell

Starring: Josie Vendramini, Fraser Stephen-Smith, Neha Belton, Joshua Dunn

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Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story

Starring: Edward Asner, Linwood G. Dunn, Ginger Rogers, Pandro S. Berman

Country: United States

Dom za nashite deca

Starring: Emilia Radeva, Kosta Tsonev, Maria Kavardjikova, Georgi Novakov

Country: Bulgaria

Vreme za pat

Starring: Emilia Radeva, Kosta Tsonev, Maria Kavardjikova, Georgi Novakov

Country: Bulgaria

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 August 1987 ?

  • Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
  • RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
  • Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
  • Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
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  • Dow Jones Industrial Stock Average reaches record 2722.42
  • Madonna sings in Rotterdam

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Steve Martin -- Aug. 24, 1987
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9077
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ayatullah Khomeini -- Aug. 17, 1987


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

Elvis World

By: Jane Stern and Michael Stern

No torn or missing pages, no writing, from smoke-free home.

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The Great Depression Of 1990

By: Ravi Batra

From Jacket Flap: Startling in its revelations, bold in its predictions, and overwhelmingly convincing in the evidence it offers, "The Great Depression of 1990" demonstrates that we are headed toward an

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By: Michael Crichton

“Ingenious and beguiling.”—Time“Crichton keeps us guessing at every turn in his best work since The Andromeda Strain.”—Los Angeles Times“Sphere may be Crichton’s best novel, but even if it ranked only second

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The Songlines

By: Bruce Chatwin

Bruce Chatwin-author of In Patagonia-ventures into the desolate land of Outback Australia to learn the meaning of the Aborginals' ancient "Dreaming-tracks."

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

A Jax

Platform: Arcade, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum, Sharp X68000, PS4(Arcade Archives)

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Konami

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Fire Power

Platform: Amiga, Apple IIGS, DOS, Atari ST, Commodore 64, WebTV

Genre: Action

Publisher: MicroIllusions

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Indiana Jones in Revenge of the Ancients

Indiana Jones in Revenge of the Ancients

Platform: Apple II, PC DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mindscape

Black Tiger

Platform: Arcade / Various

Genre: Hack and slash, Platform game

Publisher: Capcom

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Grange Hill

Grange Hill

Platform: Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC

Genre: Adventure

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