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Wednesday 28 January 1987

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chelsea Brummet . In that special week of January people in US were listening to At This Moment (Live) by Billy Vera. In UK Reet Petite by Jackie Wilson was in the top 5 hits. while Red Storm Rising by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Square One TV. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Butasan or Global Commander.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Square One TV

Starring: Joe Howard, Larry Cedar, Cynthia Darlow, Beverly Mickins

Country: United States

Mathnet

Written by: David D. Connell, Jim Thurman

Starring: Joe Howard, Beverly Leech

Country: United States

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Eyes on the Prize

Starring: Julian Bond, Eugene 'Bull' Connor

Country: United States

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Yesterday's Dreams

Starring: Frances Atkinson, Trevor Byfield, Ed Devereaux, Paul Freeman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Thinking Allowed

Starring: U.G. Krishnamurti, Jeffrey Mishlove

Country: United States

Movies

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

Little Shop of Horrors

Directed by: Frank Oz

Starring: Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene, Vincent Gardenia

Country: United States

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Platoon

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe

Country: United States

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The Golden Child

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Eddie Murphy, J.L. Reate, Charles Dance

Country: United States

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¡Three Amigos!

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: Steve Martin, Chevy Chase, Martin Short

Country: United States

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Heartbreak Ridge

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Marsha Mason, Everett McGill

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 January 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas
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Facts:
  • Wrestler Jim Neidhart indicted for assaulting a flight attendant
  • US Foreign minister George Shultz meets African National Congress-leader Oliver Tambo.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Oliver Stone's 'Platoon' -- Jan. 26, 1987
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9047
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Adnan Khashoggi -- Jan. 19, 1987

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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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 ?

Butasan

Butasan

Platform: Arcade, Sega Mega Drive, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, MSX, Amstrad CPC, Sharp X68000, PS4

Genre: action

Publisher: Jaleco

Dream Zone

Dream Zone

Platform: Apple IIGS, Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Baudville

Global Commander

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

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Martech, Datasoft

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500cc Grand Prix

500cc Grand Prix

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore C64/128, IBM PC (DOS)

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Microïds

Dark Adventure

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Konami

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