A Year To Remember 1987

British Pathé Presents

A Year to Remember, the classic series that recalls the definitive events of the 20th century, compiles contemporary news coverage drawn from the world famous British Pathé archive. Pathé News set the standard for cinematic journalism, keeping audiences both informed and entertained for the better part of a century.

Cat. No: 167499
Barcode: 5019322664993
Run Time: 60 mins
Discs: 1
Cert: E
Format: DVD
Release Date: 23rd January 2017

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This programme details not only the major political issues that dominated the day, but also key social changes and cultural trends. This hour-long episode chronicles that remarkable year, 1987.

This memorable year began with the kidnapping of Terry Waite in Beirut, days after he arrives to negotiate for the release of four other hostages. In Barbados, Jerry Hall, model and companion of rock star Mick Jagger, gets into trouble with the local police. Liberace dies, aged 67, in California. During his visit to the US, Pope John Paul II meets with ‘the Native Peoples of the Americas’ to acknowledge the unjustices committed against them. In London, Princess Diana opens Britain’s first purpose-built ward for AIDS patients. On the record chasing front, Richard Branson flies across the Atlantic in a hot-air balloon.

More episodes of A Year to Remember are also available below:

A Year to Remember 1947
A Year to Remember 1948
A Year to Remember 1949 
A Year to Remember 1956
A Year to Remember 1957
A Year to Remember 1958
A Year to Remember 1966 
A Year to Remember 1967
A Year to Remember 1968
A Year to Remember 1976
A Year to Remember 1977
A Year to Remember 1978
A Year to Remember 1986
A Year to Remember 1988