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Wednesday 29 April 1987

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 29, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alicia Morton and Sanâa Alaoui. In that special week of April people in US were listening to (I Just) Died In Your Arms by Cutting Crew. In UK La Isla Bonita by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Hellraiser, directed by Clive Barker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sweet Surrender. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arkanoid - Revenge of Doh or Pac-Mania.
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What the sky looked like on 29 April 1987

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Movies

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

Hellraiser

Directed by: Clive Barker

Starring: Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence, Sean Chapman

Country: United States

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Dirty Dancing

Directed by: Emile Ardolino

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach, Cynthia Rhodes

Country: United States

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Snow White

Directed by: Michael Berz

Starring: Diana Rigg, Billy Barty, Sarah Patterson, Nicola Stapleton

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Tough Guys Don't Dance

Directed by: Norman Mailer

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Isabella Rossellini, Debra Stipe, Wings Hauser

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Ishtar

Directed by: Elaine May

Starring: Warren Beatty, Dustin Hoffman, Isabelle Adjani, Charles Grodin

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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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Der Landarzt

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Vreme za pat

Starring: Emilia Radeva, Kosta Tsonev, Maria Kavardjikova, Georgi Novakov

Country: Bulgaria

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 April 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
  • Saint Hugh of Cluny
  • International Dance Day.
  • Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
  • Greenery Day (1989-2006).
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Facts:
  • Japan's premier Nakasone visits the US.
  • Chicago Cubs' Andre Dawson hits for the cycle.
  • American Can changes its company name to Primerica Corporation.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 29, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

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Intimate Partners

By: Maggie Scarf

“Anyone involved in, embarking on, or yearning for, an intimate relationship should buy, borrow or steal Intimate Partners.”–New WomanWhat goes on in our intimate attachments?

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The Fitzgeralds And The Kennedys

By: Doris Kearns Goodwin

"The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys" is the sweeping history of two immigrant families, their rise to become potent political dynasties, and the marriage that brought the two together to found the

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The Enigma Of Arrival

By: V. S. Naipaul

The story of a writer's singular journey—from one place to another, from the British colony of Trinidad to the ancient countryside of England, and from one state of mind to another—this

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Pac-Mania

Platform: Acorn Archimedes, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MSX2, Nintendo Entertainment System, Sega Master System, Sega Genesis/Mega Drive, X68000, ZX Spectrum, Zeebo, Game Boy Advance, Microsoft

Genre: Maze

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Atari Games; NA Tengen; EU Domark; EU Grandslam

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Arkanoid - Revenge of Doh

Arkanoid - Revenge of Doh

Platform: Arcade Game, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Commodore Amiga, MSX, NES, Microsoft Windows, ZX Spectrum, Apple IIGS

Genre: Breakout

Publisher: Taito Corporation and Romstar

Contra

Contra

Platform: Arcade, Famicom/NES, PlayChoice-10, MSX2, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Microsoft Windows[1], MS-DOS

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Konami

Hades Nebula

Hades Nebula

Platform: Atari ST Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Adventures of Dino Riki

Adventures of Dino Riki

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: JP Rix Soft; NA Hudson Soft

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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Three Amigos

Studio: Orion Pictures

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Radio Days

Studio: Orion Pictures

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Crocodile Dundee

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

Studio: New Line Cinema

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