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Friday 31 July 1987

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on July 31, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Brittany Byrnes and Celina Sinden. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Shakedown by Bob Seger. In UK It's A Sin by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. No Way Out, directed by Roger Donaldson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Everything To Gain by Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching G-Force: Guardians of Space. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bio Senshi Dan: Increaser to no Tatakai or Goldrunner.
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What the sky looked like on 31 July 1987

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Movies

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

No Way Out

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

Starring: Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman, Sean Young, Will Patton

Country: United States

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The Monster Squad

Directed by: Fred Dekker

Starring: Andre Gower, Robby Kiger, Stephen Macht, Duncan Regehr

Country: United States

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Can't Buy Me Love

Directed by: Steve Rash

Starring: Patrick Dempsey, Amanda Peterson, Courtney Gains, Tina Caspary

Country: United States

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North Shore

Directed by: William Phelps

Starring: Matt Adler, Nia Peeples, Gregory Harrison, John Philbin

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Jaan Hatheli Pe

Directed by: Raghunath Jhalani

Starring: Dharmendra, Jeetendra, Hema Malini, Rekha

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TV Series

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

G-Force: Guardians of Space

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Fridolin

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 July 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • St. John Columbini
  • Republic of the Congo - Upswing of the Revolution
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint Ignatius of Loyola (founder of the Jesuits)
  • St. Conrode (son of Leo and Kurt / El Gauchito Gil's former wife)
  • St. Helen of Skofde
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Facts:
  • Living Daylights premieres in US
  • Battle between Iranian pilgrims and Saudi-Arabian troops, 402 killed
  • Eddie Murray hits his 300th HR
  • Guns and Roses song Appetite for Destruction is released
  • Oriole Eddie Murray hits his 299th and 300th career home runs

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 31, 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 ?

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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The Fatal Shore

By: Robert Hughes

The history of the birth of Australia which came out of the suffereing and brutality of England's infamous convict transportation system.

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More Die Of Heartbreak

By: Saul Bellow

Kenneth Trachtenberg, the witty and eccentric narrator of More Die of Heartbreak, has left his native Paris for the Midwest.

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Cultural Literacy

By: E. D. Hirsch Jr

In this forceful manifesto, Hirsch argues that children in the U.S. are being deprived of the basic knowledge that would enable them to function in contemporary society.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bubble Ghost

Platform: Atari ST, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, DOS, Apple IIGS, Game Boy

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: ERE Informatique (France) Infogrames (UK, Europe) Accolade (USA) Pony Canyon (Japan)

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Bio Senshi Dan: Increaser to no Tatakai

Bio Senshi Dan: Increaser to no Tatakai

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action

Publisher: Jaleco

Dr. Chaos

Platform: FDS, NES

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: JP Pony Inc.; NA FCI, Inc.

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Blasteroids

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, C64/128, MSX, MS-DOS PC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Atari Games (coin-op), Image Works (home ports)

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Goldrunner

Goldrunner

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64

Genre: vertically scrolling shooter

Home videos

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

Harry and the Hendersons

Studio: Universal Pictures

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Top Gun

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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The Three Caballeros

Studio: The Walt Disney Company

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Tough Guys

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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The Golden Child

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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