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Friday 30 October 1987

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Samantha Buxton and Ashley Graham (model). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Bad by Michael Jackson. In UK You Win Again by The Bee Gees was in the top 5 hits. Bagdad Cafe, directed by Percy Adlon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Team Yankee by Harold Coyle was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Finders Keepers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air Fortress or Firetrack.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

Bagdad Cafe

Directed by: Percy Adlon

Starring: Marianne Sägebrecht, CCH Pounder, Jack Palance, Christine Kaufmann

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The Running Man

Directed by: Paul Michael Glaser

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Conchita Alonso, Yaphet Kotto, Jim Brown

Country: United States

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White Mischief

Directed by: Michael Radford

Starring: Sarah Miles, Joss Ackland, Greta Scacchi, Charles Dance

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Cross My Heart

Directed by: Armyan Bernstein

Starring: Martin Short, Annette O'Toole, Paul Reiser, Joanna Kerns

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Cherry 2000

Directed by: Steve De Jarnatt

Starring: Melanie Griffith, David Andrews, Pamela Gidley, Jennifer Balgobin

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TV Series

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

Finders Keepers

Directed by: Bryan Carberry

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Anime san jushi

Directed by: Keiji Hayakawa

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Worzel Gummidge Down Under

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Vuk Karadzic

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 October 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Marcel
  • Bl. John Slade
  • St. Theonestus
  • St. Talacrian
  • St. Herbert
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • In Japan, NEC releases the first 16-bit home entertainment system, the TurboGrafx-16, known as PC Engine.

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Books

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

Team Yankee

By: Harold Coyle

A realistic depiction of World War III combat follows Captain Sean Bannion and the tank soldiers of Team Yankee as they battle the Russian invasion force, from Hill 214

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Beloved

By: Toni Morrison

Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby.

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A Southern Family

By: Gail Godwin

The novels of Gail Godwin are contemporary classics -- evocative, powerfully affecting, beautifully crafted fiction alive with endearing, unforgettable characters. Her critically acclaimed work has placed her among the ranks of

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Leaving Home

By: Garrison Keillor

In the first collection of Lake Wobegon monologues, Keillor tells readers more about some of the people from Lake Wobegon Days and introduces some new faces.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Exzisus

Exzisus

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: JP Taito; WW TAD

Driller

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

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Incentive Software

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Air Fortress

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: HAL Laboratory

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Firetrack

Firetrack

Platform: Acorn Electron[2] BBC Micro Commodore 64

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Electric Dreams Software[1] Superior/Acornsoft

Halls of Montezuma A Battle History of the U.S. Marine Corps

Halls of Montezuma A Battle History of the U.S. Marine Corps

Platform: Apple II/IIGS Amiga Commodore 64 MS-DOS

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Strategic Studies Group

Home videos

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

Ruthless People

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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Heartbreak Ridge

Studio: Warner Bros.

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Raising Arizona

Studio: 20th Century Fox

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Creepshow 2

Studio: New World Pictures

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