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Monday 7 December 1987

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Thomas Fiss and Angel Carter. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Faith by George Michael. In UK China In Your Hand by T'Pau was in the top 5 hits. Wall Street, directed by Oliver Stone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while The Tommyknockers by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dizzy - The Ultimate Cartoon Adventure or Dragon Spirit.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Wall Street

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Michael Douglas, Tamara Tunie

Country: United States

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Empire of the Sun

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson

Country: United States

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Planes, Trains & Automobiles

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Steve Martin, John Candy, Laila Robins

Country: United States

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3 Men and a Baby

Directed by: Leonard Nimoy

Starring: Tom Selleck, Steve Guttenberg, Ted Danson

Country: United States

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Flowers in the Attic

Directed by: Jeffrey Bloom

Starring: Louise Fletcher, Victoria Tennant, Kristy Swanson

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Grimm Masterpiece Theatre

Starring: Theodore Lehmann

Country: United States

Pulaski: The TV Detective

Written by: Roy Clarke

Starring: David Andrews, Caroline Langrishe, Kate Harper, Rolf Saxon

Country: United Kingdom

Star Trek: The Next Generation

Written by: Gene Roddenberry

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Country: United States

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Tour of Duty

Written by: L. Travis Clark, Steve Duncan

Starring: Terence Knox, Stephen Caffrey, Tony Becker, Miguel A. Núñez Jr.

Country: United States

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Black Adder the Third

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Hugh Laurie, Helen Atkinson Wood

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 December 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • United States - Pearl Harbor Day (observance)
  • International Civil Aviation Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ambrose: Memorial
Famous Birthdays:
  • Thomas Fiss: American singer (Varsity Fanclub).
  • Angel Carter: American model and reality TV actress, the sister of singers Aaron and Nick Carter.
  • Aaron Carter: American singer who came to fame as a pop and hip hop singer in the late 1990s, establishing himself as a star among pre-teen and teenage audiences during the early-first decade of the 21st century.
  • Chris Crocker: YouTube Star.
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Facts:
  • 43 die in Pacific Southwest Airline crash in California (man shot pilots)
  • Gorbachev arrives in US for a summit meeting
  • Palestinian uprising against Israel in West Bank
  • Pacific Southwest Airlines Flight 1771 crashes near Paso Robles, California, killing all 43 on board, after a disgruntled passenger shoots his ex-boss traveling on the flight, then shoots both pilots and himself.
  • Mikhail Gorbachev arrives in the USA for a summit meeting.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1987?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Shirley Maclaine -- Dec. 7, 1987
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9094
  • Life: Meryl Streep

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

It

By: Stephen King

Soon to be a major motion picture—Stephen King’s terrifying, classic #1 New York Times bestseller, “a landmark in American literature” (Chicago Sun-Times)—about seven adults who return to their hometown to confront a nightmare they had first stumbled on as teenagers…an ...

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Whirlwind

By: James Clavell

[Read by Derek Perkins] The sixth book in James Clavell's epic Asian Saga tells the story of three weeks in Tehran in February 1979 -- three weeks of passion, self-sacrifice, and heartbreak.

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Red Storm Rising

By: Tom Clancy

Tom Clancy, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Ryan novels--including his latest blockbusters Command Authority and Threat Vector--delivers an electrifying tale of international conflict.Using

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A Taste For Death

By: P. D. James

Two men lie dead in the vestry of a London church, their throats cut with brutal precision. One is Sir Paul Berowne, rich, cultivated and elegant; the other is an alcoholic vagrant.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dizzy - The Ultimate Cartoon Adventure

Dizzy - The Ultimate Cartoon Adventure

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Codemasters

Dragon Spirit

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16, Wii (Virtual Console), X68000, ZX Spectrum, NES

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP/NA/EU Namco; NA Atari Games; NA NEC; EU Consult Software; EU Domark; AUS Nintendo

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Dunjunz

Dunjunz

Platform: Acorn Electron BBC Micro

Genre: Action, Gauntlet-like

Publisher: Bug-Byte

Galaga '88

Platform: Arcade, PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16, Game Gear, X68000, Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP/NA/EU Namco; JP Micomsoft; NA Atari Games; NA NEC

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Street Fighter

Platform: Arcade, various home systems

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Capcom

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