2/20/1987: The ‘Contra’ Arcade Game was Released
The Plot: Contra is set in the distant future of the year 2633, where the evil Red Falcon Organization have set a base near New Zealand in a plot to wipe out humanity. Two commandos, Bill Rizer and Lance Bean of the Earth Marine Corp's Contra unit are sent to the island to destroy the enemy forces.
The NES version of the game was released in 1988.
Credit: Retro Gameplay via YouTube