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Saturday 25 July 1987

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michael Welch and Fernando (Brazilian footballer born 1987). 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 Sphere by Michael Crichton 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 Artelius or 1943: The Battle of Midway.
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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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Love at Stake

Directed by: John Moffitt

Starring: Patrick Cassidy, Kelly Preston, Georgia Brown, Barbara Carrera

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Lust for Freedom

Directed by: Eric Louzil

Starring: Melanie Coll, William J. Kulzer, Judi Trevor, Howard Knight

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Wish You Were Here

Directed by: David Leland

Starring: Emily Lloyd, Trudi Cavanagh, Clare Clifford, Barbara Durkin

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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 25 July 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Thea
  • Roman festivals - Furinalia
  • Cuba - Eve of Revolution Day
  • Mexico - Anniversary of the Foundation of Santiago de QuerTtaro
  • Puerto Rico - Constitution Day (1952)
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Facts:
  • USSR launches Kosmos 1870, 15-ton Earth-study satellite.
  • The East Lancashire Railway, a heritage railway in the North West of England, is opened between Bury and Ramsbottom.
  • Four hundred Iranian pilgrims are killed in clashes with Saudi Arabian security forces in Mecca.
  • Docklands Light Railway in London, the first driverless railway in Great Britain, is formally opened by Elizabeth II.
  • An F4-rated tornado devastates eastern Edmonton, Alberta. Hardest hit are an industrial park and a trailer park. 27 people are killed and hundreds injured, with hundreds more left homeless and jobless.

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Books

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

Sphere

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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This 'N That

By: Bette Davis with Michael Herskowitz

The outspoken film star writes about her career--from her contract player days at Warner Bros., where she met Ronald Reagan, through her stroke, mastectomy, and return to films--her family, and the notables she has known

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Presumed Innocent

By: Scott Turow

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

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Weep No More, My Lady

By: Mary Higgins Clark

Elizabeth Lange has arrived at Cypress Point Spa in Pebble Beach, California, weary of heart and soul. Still grieving for her beloved sister, a famous actress who plunged to her death

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Artelius

Artelius

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Nihon Bussan

Gary Lineker's Superstar Soccer

Gary Lineker's Superstar Soccer

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Traditional sports simulator

1943: The Battle of Midway

Platform: Arcade game, NES, PC Engine, Xbox, PlayStation 2, PlayStation , Sega Saturn, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Capcom

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Beyond Zork

Platform: Apple II, Apple IIGS, Apple Macintosh, Atari ST, IBM PC, Commodore 128

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

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China Warrior

Platform: TurboGrafx 16/PC Engine, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network, Mobile phone

Genre: Beat'em up

Publisher: Hudson Soft, NEC

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Home videos

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

Radio Days

Studio: Orion Pictures

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An American Tail

Studio: Universal Pictures

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Raising Arizona

Studio: 20th Century Fox

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Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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The Three Caballeros

Studio: The Walt Disney Company

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