WHAT’S GO­ING ON IN 1987?

Practical Classics (UK) - - PRODUCT NEWS -

IN THE NEWS

Terry Waite is ki­dapped in Le­banon and would re­main a hostage un­til 1991. There’s also the loss of the Her­ald of Free En­ter­prise, the Great Storm of Oc­to­ber 15-16 and the En­niskillen bomb­ing. Black Mon­day sees share prices crash and there’s a ter­ri­ble fire at King’s Cross tube sta­tion, killing 31.

IN THE CHARTS

Steve ‘Silk’ Hur­ley’s Jack

Your Body is the first House record to hit num­ber 1 in the UK, and M/A/R/R/S give us Pump

up the Vol­ume soon af­ter­wards. But the charts are fill­ing with Stock Aitken Water­man… Rick Ast­ley’s Never Gonna Give You Up, Bana­narama’s

Love in the First De­gree and

Mel & Kim’s Re­spectable.

AT THE FLICKS

This was a clas­sic year

with Em­pire of the Sun, Robo­cop, The Lost Boys, Lethal Weapon, The Last Em­peror, Full Me­tal Jacket, The Un­touch­ables, and Good Morn­ing, Viet­nam.

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