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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 Ashley Graham and Ali Riley. 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. Less Than Zero, directed by Marek Kanievska, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Straight On Till Morning by Mary S. Lovell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Omsen & Momsen. If you liked videogames you were probably playing La abadía del crimen or Driller.
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 months ?

Star Trek: The Next Generation

Written by: Gene Roddenberry

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Country: United States

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Tour of Duty

Written by: L. Travis Clark, Steve Duncan

Starring: Terence Knox, Stephen Caffrey, Tony Becker, Miguel A. Núñez Jr.

Country: United States

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Black Adder the Third

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Hugh Laurie, Helen Atkinson Wood

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs

Starring: Townsend Coleman, Pat Fraley, Pat Musick, Rob Paulsen

Country: United States

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Vanity Fair

Starring: Eve Matheson, Rebecca Saire, Simon Dormandy, Jack Klaff

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Less Than Zero

Directed by: Marek Kanievska

Starring: Andrew McCarthy, Jami Gertz, Robert Downey Jr.

Country: United States

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Near Dark

Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow

Starring: Adrian Pasdar, Jenny Wright, Lance Henriksen

Country: United States

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The Princess Bride

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Robin Wright

Country: United States

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Hellraiser

Directed by: Clive Barker

Starring: Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence

Country: United States

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Fatal Attraction

Directed by: Adrian Lyne

Starring: Michael Douglas, Glenn Close, Anne Archer

Country: United States

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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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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Changing U.S.S.R. -- Oct. 26, 1987
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9087
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Greenhouse Effect -- Oct. 19, 1987

Books

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

Straight On Till Morning

By: Mary S. Lovell

The New York Times bestseller: “Every page is filled with revelations, gossip and fascinating details about Markham.”―Diane Ackerman, The New York Times Book Review Born in England and raised in Kenya,

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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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The Prince Of Tides

By: Pat Conroy

PAT CONROY has created a huge, brash thunderstorm of a novel, stinging with honesty and resounding with drama. Spanning forty years, this is the story of turbulent Tom Wingo, his gifted

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It'S All In The Playing

By: Shirley MacLaine

The fifth volume in one of the most extraordinary personal odysseys of the twentieth century. Don't Fall Off the Mountain, You Can Get There From Here, Out on a Limb, Dancing in the Light

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Karyssia: Queen of Diamonds

Karyssia: Queen of Diamonds

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Text adventure game

Publisher: Incentive Software

La abadía del crimen

La abadía del crimen

Platform: Amstrad CPC, MSX, PC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Opera Soft

F-1 Spirit: The Way To Formula-1

F-1 Spirit: The Way To Formula-1

Platform: MSX home computer

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Konami

Driller

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

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Incentive Software

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I, Ball

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Firebird Software

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