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Saturday 30 May 1987

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Teddy Tinmar and Matthew Hitt. 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. Harry and the Hendersons, directed by William Dear, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Love, Medicine & Miracles by Bernie S. Siegel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vreme za pat. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tecmo Bowl or I, Ball.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Harry and the Hendersons

Directed by: William Dear

Starring: John Lithgow, Melinda Dillon, Margaret Langrick

Country: United States

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The Untouchables

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Kevin Costner, Sean Connery, Robert De Niro

Country: United States

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Beverly Hills Cop II

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, Jrgen Prochnow

Country: United States

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La Bamba

Directed by: Luis Valdez

Starring: Lou Diamond Phillips, Esai Morales, Rosanna DeSoto

Country: United States

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Withnail & I

Directed by: Bruce Robinson

Starring: Richard E. Grant, Paul McGann, Richard Griffiths

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

After Dark

Starring: Tony Wilson, Matthew Parris, Helena Kennedy, Isaac Evans

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Foreign Bodies

Starring: Dan Gordon

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 May 1987 ?

  • Saint Reinhilde
  • Peru ? National Potato Day [1].
  • United States ? Memorial Day (originally ? currently last Monday in May).
  • Saint Ferdinand III
  • Saint Gabinus
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Famous Deaths:
  • Frank Carlson: American politician (Governor/Representative/Senator-Republican-Kansas), dies at age 94.
  • Turk Murphy: American trombonist and singer (d. 1987).
  • West German Mathias Rust lands airplane on Red Square
  • North American Philips Company unveils compact disc video.
  • Tony Tucker TKOs Buster Douglas in ten rounds for International Boxing Federation heavyweight boxing title.
  • Mike Tyson TKOs Pinklon Thomas in six rounds for World Boxing Council heavyweight boxing title.

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: America's Moral Bearings -- May 25, 1987
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9064
  • Time: Inset: Rice by Ian Marks-Gamma/Liaison.


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

Love, Medicine & Miracles

By: Bernie S. Siegel

Unconditional love is the most powerful stimulant of the immune system. The truth is: love heals. Miracles happen to exceptional patients every day—patients who have the courage to love, those who

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Glory Days

By: Dave Marsh

How did critically acclaimed rocker Bruce Springsteen achieve icon status in the 1980s? Filled with candid comments from Springsteen, a behind-the-scenes perspective, and perceptive commentary, Glory Days chronicles both Bossmania and

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By: Dick Francis

Kit Fielding will do whatever it takes to stop the killing of racehorses. Not an easy task considering that the woman he adores is leaving him, an international arms dealer is

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No Deals, Mr. Bond

By: John Gardner

Between the Danish island of Bornholm and the Baltic coast of East Germany a nuclear submarine of the Royal Navy surfaces under the cloak of darkness.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Metal Gear

Platform: MSX2 Microsoft Windows OS X PlayStation PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4 PlayStation Portable PlayStation Vita Xbox Xbox 360 Xbox One GameCube Game Boy Color Nintendo Entertainment System Nin

Genre: Action-adventure, stealth

Publisher: Konami

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Tecmo Bowl

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, Famicom, PlayChoice-10, Game Boy, Mobile phone, Virtual Console

Publisher: Tecmo

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Platform: Commodore 64 Apple II

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Platform: Family Computer Disk System

Genre: Music video game

Publisher: Konami

I, Ball

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Firebird Software

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