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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 Nathan Lawrence and Fernando . 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. The Living Daylights, directed by John Glen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Misery by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Steel Riders. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alien Syndrome or E.O.S.: Earth Orbit Station.
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 ?

Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story

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

Country: United States

Network 7

Starring: Virginia Hey, Kim Wilde

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

After Dark

Starring: Tony Wilson, Matthew Parris, Helena Kennedy, Isaac Evans

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Foreign Bodies

Starring: Dan Gordon

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Living Daylights

Directed by: John Glen

Starring: Timothy Dalton, Maryam d'Abo, Jeroen Krabb

Country: United States

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The Lost Boys

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Jason Patric, Corey Haim, Dianne Wiest

Country: United States

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Superman IV: The Quest for Peace

Directed by: Sidney J. Furie

Starring: Christopher Reeve, Gene Hackman, Margot Kidder

Country: United States

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Summer School

Directed by: Carl Reiner

Starring: Mark Harmon, Kirstie Alley, Robin Thomas

Country: United States

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Jaws: The Revenge

Directed by: Joseph Sargent

Starring: Lorraine Gary, Lance Guest, Mario Van Peebles

Country: United States

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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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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Liet. Col. Oliver North -- July 20, 1987
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9072
  • Time: Front and Center' Inset:, Supreme Court nominee Robert Bork by Diana Walker

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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It

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 ?

Alien Syndrome

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Game Gear, MS-DOS, MSX, NES, Sega Master System, ZX Spectrum, Sharp X68000

Genre: Run & gun shooter

Publisher: Sega

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Bionic Commando

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

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Capcom (Arcade) Go! (PC)

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Earl Weaver Baseball

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Apple II

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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E.O.S.: Earth Orbit Station

E.O.S.: Earth Orbit Station

Platform: Commodore 64, Apple II

Genre: Construction and management simulation

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Hydrofool

Hydrofool

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Faster Than Light


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