Friday June 26, 1987

US date format: 6/26/1987, UK date format: 26/6/1987

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 26, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Samir Nasri and Alizée Poulicek. In that special week of June people in US were listening to I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston. In UK I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits. Dung fong tuk ying, directed by Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, 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 Fridolin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing City Bomber or Crazee Rider.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saints John and Paul
  • The United Nations' Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
  • Flag Day in Romania
  • Sunthorn Phu Day in Thailand
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Events

  • Supreme Court Justice Lewis F Powell Jr announces his retirement
  • Losing 9-0 to Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees score 11 in third and win 12-11 in ten innings.

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Movies

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Dung fong tuk ying

Dung fong tuk ying

Directed by: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung

Starring: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Biao Yuen, Haing S. Ngor, Joyce Godenzi

White Water Summer

White Water Summer

Directed by: Jeff Bleckner

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Sean Astin, Jonathan Ward, K.C. Martel

Blood Diner

Blood Diner

Directed by: Jackie Kong

Starring: Rick Burks, Carl Crew, Roger Dauer, LaNette La France

Innerspace

Innerspace

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Martin Short, Meg Ryan, Kevin McCarthy

Surf Nazis Must Die

Surf Nazis Must Die

Directed by: Peter George

Starring: Gail Neely, Robert Harden, Barry Brenner, Dawn Wildsmith

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TV Series

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Fridolin

Fridolin

Werewolf

Werewolf

Watching

Watching

Star Cops

Star Cops

Papá soltero

Papá soltero

Days to next June 26

If June 26, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 2 months, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 4 days.
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Books

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Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow

Presumed Innocent

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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

Glory Days by Dave Marsh

Glory Days

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How did critically acclaimed rocker Bruce Springsteen achieve icon status in the 1980s? Filled with candid comments from Springsteen, a behind-the-scenes perspective, and perceptive commentary, Glory Days chronicles both Bossmania and

Life And Death In Shanghai by Nien Cheng

Life And Death In Shanghai

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A first-hand account of China's cultural revolution. Nien Cheng, an anglophile and fluent English-speaker who worked for Shell in Shanghai under Mao, was put under house arrest by Red Guards in

Pale Kings And Princes by Robert B. Parker

Pale Kings And Princes

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"Like Philip Marlowe, Spenser is a man of honor in a dishonorable world. When he says he will do something, it is done.

The Haunted Mesa by Louis L'Amour

The Haunted Mesa

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The Navajo called them the Anasazi, the “ancient enemy,” and their abandoned cities haunt the canyons and plateaus of the Southwest.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

City Bomber

City Bomber

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Konami

The Curse of Sherwood

The Curse of Sherwood

Platform: Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Mastertronic

Crazee Rider

Crazee Rider

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Superior Software / Acornsoft

Hi no Tori Hououhen

Hi no Tori Hououhen

Platform: MSX2

Genre: Action

Publisher: Konami

Barbarian: The Ultimate Warrior

Barbarian: The Ultimate Warrior

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Palace Software (Europe), Epyx (North America)


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