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Monday 29 June 1987

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jena Lee (singer) and Tom Weston-Jones. 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. Spaceballs, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Fatherhood by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Test Drive or Blazer.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?


Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Mel Brooks, John Candy, Rick Moranis

Country: United States

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Adventures in Babysitting

Directed by: Chris Columbus

Starring: Elisabeth Shue, Maia Brewton, Keith Coogan

Country: United States

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Directed by: Fred Schepisi

Starring: Steve Martin, Daryl Hannah, Rick Rossovich

Country: United States

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Full Metal Jacket

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D'Onofrio

Country: United States

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The Witches of Eastwick

Directed by: George Miller

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Cher, Susan Sarandon

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story

Starring: Edward Asner, Linwood G. Dunn, Ginger Rogers, Pandro S. Berman

Country: United States

Dom za nashite deca

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

Country: Bulgaria

Vreme za pat

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

Country: Bulgaria

Ballade vir 'n Enkeling

Starring: Michele Burgers, Gavin van den Berg, Brümilda van Rensburg

Country: South Africa

Network 7

Starring: Virginia Hey, Kim Wilde

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 June 1987 ?

  • The Netherlands - Veterans Day.
  • Feast of Saints Peter and Paul (also a local holiday in Rome, of which they are patron saints)
  • Seychelles - Independence Day.
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  • South Korean president Roh Tae-Woo makes a speech promising a wide program of nationwide reforms, the result of June Democracy Movement.

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Chun Doo Hwan -- June 29, 1987
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9069
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Child Care -- June 22, 1987


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


By: Bill Cosby

From one of America's most beloved funnymen comes a hilarious look at the lighter side of fatherhood. So, what is fatherhood...?It's

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Pale Kings And Princes

By: Robert B. Parker

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

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Everything To Gain

By: Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter

For Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter, the transition from the White House to Plains, Georgia, was painful. EVERYTHING TO GAIN is their warm and unpretentious account of their successful adjustment to a

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Dirk Gently'S Holistic Detective Agency

By: Douglas Adams

From Douglas Adams, the legendary author of one of the most beloved science fiction novels of all time, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, comes a wildly inventive novel—in trade paperback

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


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

Genre: Action game, simulation

Publisher: CRL Group PLC

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Fast Lane

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Konami

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Test Drive

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Accolade

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Airborne Ranger

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

Genre: Stealth

Publisher: MicroProse

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Platform: Arcade

Genre: Isometric shooter

Publisher: Namco

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