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Wednesday May 27, 1987

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 27, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gervinho and Bella Heathcote. 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 Hold On by Sam Donaldson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sweet Surrender. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crazee Rider or Heavy Barrel.
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What the sky looked like on 27 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 27 May 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Eutropius
  • Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
  • Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
  • Hildebert
  • Pope John I
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Jim and Tammy Bakker appear on Nightline after PTL scandal
  • Yank Phil Niekro is 3rd pitcher to make 700th start (Young & Sutton)
  • Postage wins 32nd Europe Cup 1 in Vienna, Austria.
  • Saint Paul, Minnesota's mayor George Latimer names May 27 ''August Wilson Day'' in honor of the only person to win a Pulitzer Prize hailing from the state.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 27, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Hold On

By: Sam Donaldson

Random House, 1987. 1stED, non-fiction, news, journalist. 1st edition, So Stated, NEAR FINE in NEAR FINE Dust Jacket, Hardcover, Mylar protected.

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The Damnation Game

By: Clive Barker

There are things worse than death. There are games so seductively evil, so wondrously vile, no gambler can resist. Amid the shadow-scarred rubble of World War II, Joseph Whitehead dared to

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Destiny

By: Sally Beauman

Edward and Helene. When they met it was more than coincidence. When they fell in love it was more than passion. When they thought they'd lost it all, they should have known they were wrong--they

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Fine Things

By: Danielle Steel

Smart, likable, Bernie Fine was the wonder boy of Wolff's, New York's most glamorous department store. A senior VP moving up, he arrives in San Fransisco to open a West Coast store.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Crazee Rider

Crazee Rider

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Superior Software / Acornsoft

Genghis Khan

Platform: MSX, Nintendo Entertainment System, Amiga, MS-DOS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Koei

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Delta

Delta

Platform: Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: horizontally scrolling shoot 'em up

Publisher: Thalamus Ltd

Heavy Barrel

Platform: Arcade, Apple II, NES, MS-DOS

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Data East

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Bermuda Triangle

Bermuda Triangle

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: SNK

Home videos

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

Lady and the Tramp

Studio: The Walt Disney Company

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Creepshow 2

Studio: New World Pictures

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The Wraith

Studio: Orion Pictures

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Top Gun

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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