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50 from '87

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MUSIC

People who added this item 25  Average listal rating (25 ratings) 6  IMDB Rating
1. Rick Astley
NEVER GONNA GIVE YOU UP

Released: 3 August 1987

Video
UK Singles Chart: #1
U.S. Billboard Hot 100: #1

People who added this item 51  Average listal rating (51 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating
2. Belinda Carlisle
HEAVEN IS A PLACE ON EARTH

Released: 18 September 1987

Video
UK Singles Chart: #1
U.S. Billboard Hot 100: #1

People who added this item 200  Average listal rating (200 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating
3. Whitney Houston
I WANNA DANCE WITH SOMEBODY (WHO LOVES ME)

Released: 2 May 1987

Video
UK Singles Chart: #1
U.S. Billboard Hot 100: #1

People who added this item 11  Average listal rating (11 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
4. Los Lobos
LA BAMBA

Released: 20 July 1987

Video
UK Singles Chart: #1
U.S. Billboard Hot 100: #1

People who added this item 392  Average listal rating (392 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating
5. Kylie Minogue
I SHOULD BE SO LUCKY

Released: October 1987

Video
UK Singles Chart: #1
U.S. Billboard Hot 100: #28

People who added this item 102  Average listal rating (102 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating
6. Pet Shop Boys
IT'S A SIN

Released: 15 June 1987

Video
UK Singles Chart: #1
U.S. Billboard Hot 100: #9

People who added this item 26  Average listal rating (26 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating
7. The Pogues
featuring Kirsty MacColl

FAIRYTALE OF NEW YORK

Released: December 1987

Video
UK Singles Chart: #2

People who added this item 8  Average listal rating (8 ratings) 5.6  IMDB Rating
8. Starship
NOTHING'S GONNA STOP US NOW

Released: 30 January 1987

Video
UK Singles Chart: #1
U.S. Billboard Hot 100: #1

People who added this item 22  Average listal rating (22 ratings) 5.8  IMDB Rating
9. Tiffany
I THINK WE'RE ALONE NOW

Released: August 1987

Video
UK Singles Chart: #1
U.S. Billboard Hot 100: #1

People who added this item 746  Average listal rating (746 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating
10. U2
WITH OR WITHOUT YOU

Released: 21 March 1987

Video
UK Singles Chart: #4
U.S. Billboard Hot 100: #1


FILM

People who added this item 2403  Average listal rating (1499 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 6.8 
11. Dirty Dancing (1987)
Stars: Patrick Swayze & Jennifer Grey

Released: 21 August 1987
Box Office: $213.9m
Rotten Audience: 91%

People who added this item 3412  Average listal rating (2200 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.4 
12. Full Metal Jacket (1987)
Stars: Matthew Modine & R. Lee Ermey

Released: 26 June 1987
Box Office: $46.3m (US)
Rotten Audience: 94%

People who added this item 1817  Average listal rating (1257 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.6 
13. Lethal Weapon (1987)
Stars: Mel Gibson & Danny Glover

Released: 6 March 1987
Box Office: $120.2m
Rotten Audience: 85%

People who added this item 906  Average listal rating (608 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.6 
14. Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)
Stars: Steve Martin & John Candy

Released: 25 November 1987
Box Office: $49.5m (US)
Rotten Audience: 87%

People who added this item 2136  Average listal rating (1531 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.9 
15. Predator (1987)
Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger & Carl Weathers

Released: 12 June 1987
Box Office: $98.2m
Rotten Audience: 87%

People who added this item 2181  Average listal rating (1387 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.2 
16. The Princess Bride (1987)
Stars: Cary Elwes & Mandy Patinkin

Released: 25 September 1987
Box Office: $30.8m (US)
Rotten Audience: 95%

People who added this item 2213  Average listal rating (1477 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating 7.5 
17. RoboCop (1987)
Stars: Peter Weller & Nancy Allen

Released: 17 July 1987
Box Office: $53.4m (US)
Rotten Audience: 83%

People who added this item 1962  Average listal rating (1252 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
18. The Untouchables (1987)
Stars: Kevin Costner & Sean Connery

Released: 3 June 1987
Box Office: $106.2m
Rotten Audience: 89%

People who added this item 855  Average listal rating (566 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.4 
19. Wall Street (1987)
Stars: Charlie Sheen & Michael Douglas

Released: 11 December 1987
Box Office: $43.8m (US)
Rotten Audience: 81%

People who added this item 415  Average listal rating (223 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.9 
20. Withnail & I (1987)
Stars: Richard E. Grant & Paul McGann

Released: 19 June 1987
Box Office: $1.5m (US)
Rotten Audience: 94%


TELEVISION

People who added this item 316  Average listal rating (181 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 7.3 
21. 21 Jump Street (1987)
Stars: Johnny Depp & Dustin Nguyen

First Broadcast: 12 April 1987
1987-1991
103 episodes

People who added this item 425  Average listal rating (293 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.8 
22. Black Adder the Third (1987)
Stars: Rowan Atkinson & Tony Robinson

First Broadcast: 17 September 1987
1987
6 episodes

People who added this item 13  Average listal rating (9 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.3 
23. Filthy Rich & Catflap (1987)
Stars: Adrian Edmondson & Rik Mayall

First Broadcast: 7 January 1987
1987
6 episodes

People who added this item 65  Average listal rating (50 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 8.1 
24. Inspector Morse (1987)
Stars: John Thaw & Kevin Whately

First Broadcast: 6 January 1987
1987-2000
33 episodes

People who added this item 1564  Average listal rating (1192 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 8.2 
25. Married with Children (1987)
Stars: Ed O'Neill & Katey Sagal

First Broadcast: 5 April 1987
1987-1997
262 episodes

People who added this item 21  Average listal rating (16 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating
26. The New Statesman (1987)
Stars: Rik Mayall & Rowena Cooper

First Broadcast: 13 September 1987
1987-1992
26 episodes

People who added this item 3  Average listal rating (2 ratings) 6  IMDB Rating 7.5 
27. Porterhouse Blue (1987)
Stars: David Jason & Ian Richardson

First Broadcast: 3 June 1987
1987
4 episodes

People who added this item 1117  Average listal rating (837 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 8.7 
28. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)
Stars: Patrick Stewart & Jonathan Frakes

First Broadcast: 28 September 1987
1987-1994
176 episodes

People who added this item 625  Average listal rating (417 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating
29. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987)
Stars: Kevin Eastman & Peter Laird

First Broadcast: 14 December 1987
1987-1996
193 episodes

People who added this item 21  Average listal rating (13 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.4 
30. Tour of Duty (1987)
Stars: Terence Knox & Stephen Caffrey

First Broadcast: 24 September 1987
1987-1990
58 episodes


BIRTHS

People who added this item 77  Average listal rating (77 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating
31. Jake Abel
Jacob Allen Abel

18 November 1987

People who added this item 363  Average listal rating (363 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
32. Emilia Clarke
Emilia Clarke

1 May 1987

People who added this item 485  Average listal rating (485 ratings) 6  IMDB Rating
33. Zac Efron
Zachary David Alexander Efron

18 October 1987

People who added this item 279  Average listal rating (279 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
34. Karen Gillan
Karen Sheila Gillan

28 November 1987

People who added this item 84  Average listal rating (84 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
35. Tyler Hoechlin
Tyler Lee Hoechlin

11 September 1987

People who added this item 979  Average listal rating (979 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
36. Ellen Page
Ellen Philpotts-Page

21 February 1987

People who added this item 80  Average listal rating (80 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating
37. Hunter Parrish
Hunter Parrish

13 May 1987

People who added this item 81  Average listal rating (81 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating
38. Alessandra Torresani
Alessandra Olivia Toreson

29 May 1987

People who added this item 310  Average listal rating (310 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
39. Ed Westwick
Edward Westwick

27 June 1987

People who added this item 701  Average listal rating (701 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
40. Evan Rachel Wood
Evan Rachel Wood

7 September 1987


DEATHS

People who added this item 164  Average listal rating (164 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
41. Fred Astaire
Frederick Austerlitz

10 May 1899 - 22 June 1987

People who added this item 54  Average listal rating (54 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating
42. Mary Astor
Lucile Vasconcellos Langhanke

3 May 1906 - 25 September 1987

People who added this item 20  Average listal rating (20 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
43. Jackie Gleason
John Herbert Gleason

26 February 1916 - 24 June 1987

People who added this item 338  Average listal rating (338 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
44. Rita Hayworth
Margarita Carmen Cansino

17 October 1918 - 14 May 1987

People who added this item 193  Average listal rating (193 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating
45. John Huston
John Marcellus Huston

5 August 1906 - 28 August 1987

People who added this item 3  Average listal rating (3 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
46. Joyce Jameson
Joyce Jameson

28 September 1932 - 16 January 1987

People who added this item 29  Average listal rating (29 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
47. Danny Kaye
David Daniel Kaminsky

18 January 1913 - 3 March 1987

People who added this item 2  Average listal rating (2 ratings) 9  IMDB Rating
48. Madge Kennedy
Madge Kennedy

19 April 1891 - 9 June 1987

People who added this item 121  Average listal rating (121 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
49. Lee Marvin
Lee Marvin

19 February 1924 - 29 August 1987

People who added this item 27  Average listal rating (27 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
50. Pola Negri
Apolonia Chałupiec

3 Jnauary 1897 - 1 August 1987


 

This is part 38/52 in our 'Fifty-Fifties' project.

This project just grew and grew. It was originally a list that became ten lists, that became twenty lists, that became forty lists, before finally becoming fifty lists... and a bit.

Here we look at some of the entertainment stuff that happened through the years, one list at a time.

Please note that we have not always looked for the biggest events in each category. This is particularly true for births and deaths. It was decided early on that we would use a system for these categories that would force us out of the box, and so it was.

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Comments

Posted: 4 months, 2 weeks ago at Mar 17 11:23
What a wonderful list. It is nice to see what was going on in the year I was born. Some stuff I knew already but some things were new to me. Must have been quite a challenge to create all those lists. You did a great job with your husband. :)

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