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Tuesday May 26, 1987

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 26, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Aaron Chalmers and Valerie Garcia. In that special week of May people in US were listening to With Or Without You by U2. In UK Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship was in the top 5 hits. Predator, directed by John McTiernan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Windmills Of The Gods by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sweet Surrender. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Academy or Exzisus.
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What the sky looked like on 26 May 1987

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Movies

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

Predator

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, Kevin Peter Hall, Elpidia Carrillo

Country: United States

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The Puppetoon Movie

Directed by: Arnold Leibovit

Starring: Paul Frees, Dal McKennon, Art Clokey, Dick Beals

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The Witches of Eastwick

Directed by: George Miller

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Cher, Susan Sarandon, Michelle Pfeiffer

Country: United States

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The Believers

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Starring: Martin Sheen, Helen Shaver, Harley Cross, Robert Loggia

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Million Dollar Mystery

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Eddie Deezen, Wendy Sherman, Rick Overton, Mona Lyden

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TV Series

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

Sweet Surrender

Directed by: Not specifed

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Roxie

Directed by: Nick Frangione

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Albert Schweitzer

Directed by: Gavin Millar

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Dr. Science

CBS Summer Playhouse

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 May 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Germain of Paris
  • Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
  • Saint William of Aquitaine
  • Saint Simitrius
  • Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
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Facts:
  • Supreme Court ruled dangerous defendants could be held without bail
  • Cecilia Bolocco, age 22, of Chile, crowned 36th Miss Universe.
  • Great offensive against Tamil-rebellion in Jaffra, Sri Lanka.
  • US Supreme Court rules dangerous defendants could be held without bail.
  • William H Webster replaces Robert M Gates as 14th director of US Central Intelligence Agency.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 26, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Windmills Of The Gods

By: Sidney Sheldon

She's on the glinting edge of East-West confrontation, a beautiful and accomplished scholar who has suddenly become our newest ambassador to an Iron Curtain country, a woman who is about to

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The Ladies Of Missalonghi

By: Colleen McCullough

Sometimes fairy toles can come true-even for plain,shy spinsters like Missy Wright. Neither as pretty as cousin Alicianor as domineering as mother Drusilla, she seems doomed to aquiet life of

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A Season On The Brink

By: John Feinstein

Twenty-five years after it spent sixteen weeks at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list, John Feinstein’s A Season on the Brink remains the classic of the genre and an

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Texasville

By: Larry McMurtry

With Texasville, Larry McMurtry returns to the unforgettable Texas town and characters of one of his best-loved books, The Last Picture Show.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Joe Blade

Joe Blade

Platform: Spectrum, C64, CPC, Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Atari 8-bit, MSX, Amiga, ST

Genre: Platform, shoot-em-up

Publisher: Players

Exzisus

Exzisus

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: JP Taito; WW TAD

The 3-D Battles of WorldRunner

The 3-D Battles of WorldRunner

Platform: Family Computer Disk System, Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Third-Person Rail Shooter Platformer

Publisher: JP Disc Original Group; NA Acclaim Entertainment

Academy

Academy

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS

Genre: Action game, simulation

Publisher: CRL Group PLC

Flak Attack

Flak Attack

Platform: Arcade, Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation 4

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Konami

Home videos

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

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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Radio Days

Studio: Orion Pictures

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An American Tail

Studio: Universal Pictures

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

Studio: New Line Cinema

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Tough Guys

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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