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Wednesday 25 February 1987

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kwaku Afriyie and Justin Abdelkader. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Livin' On A Prayer by Bon Jovi. In UK I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) by George Michael & Aretha Franklin was in the top 5 hits. A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors, directed by Chuck Russell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Fatherhood by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Trst via Skopje. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battleships (video game) or Emerald Mine.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

The Return of Sherlock Holmes

Written by: John Hawkesworth

Starring: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Rosalie Williams

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Mathnet

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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Movies

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

Some Kind of Wonderful

Directed by: Howard Deutch

Starring: Eric Stoltz, Mary Stuart Masterson, Lea Thompson

Country: United States

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

Directed by: Chuck Russell

Starring: Heather Langenkamp, Robert Englund, Craig Wasson

Country: United States

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Mannequin

Directed by: Michael Gottlieb

Starring: Andrew McCarthy, Kim Cattrall, Estelle Getty

Country: United States

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Over the Top

Directed by: Menahem Golan

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Robert Loggia, Susan Blakely

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 February 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Romeo
  • Kuwait's national day.
  • People Power Day, special holiday in the Philippines.
  • Saint Klaudian
  • Saint Walburgis
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • James Coco: American actor and singer (d. 1987).
Facts:
  • Michael Jordan, scores Chicago Bull record 58 points in a game
  • US Supreme Court upholds (5-4) affirmative action
  • LaMarr Hoyt is banned from US Major League Baseball for 1987, due to drug abuse.
  • St. Kitts and Nevis recognizes the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: African Wildlife -- Feb. 23, 1987
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9051
  • Time: Design by Christian Piper.

Books

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

Fatherhood

By: Bill Cosby

From one of America's most beloved funnymen comes a hilarious look at the lighter side of fatherhood. So, what is fatherhood...?It's

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The Eyes Of The Dragon

By: Stephen King

Once Upon a Time, There Was Terror…The Eyes of the DragonA tale of archetypal heroes and sweeping adventures, of dragons and princes and evil wizards, here is epic fantasy as only Stephen

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Dancing On My Grave

By: Gelsey Kirkland with Greg Lawrence

Dancing on My Grave

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Bandits

By: Elmore Leonard

“Almost unbearable suspense. Leonard has produced another winner.”—PeopleA wild ride with “the coolest, hottest writer in America” (Chicago Tribune), Bandits has everything Elmore Leonard fans love: non-stop thrills, unexpected twists and

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battleships (video game)

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Amiga

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Elite

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Bonecruncher

Bonecruncher

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Commodore Amiga

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Superior Software

Emerald Mine

Emerald Mine

Genre: Scrolling tile-based puzzle game

Publisher: Kingsoft

Graham Gooch's All Star Cricket

Graham Gooch's All Star Cricket

Platform: C64, C128

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Audiogenic

Grand Prix Construction Set

Grand Prix Construction Set

Platform: BBC Micro

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Superior Software/Acornsoft


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