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Wednesday 9 December 1987

1987-12-09

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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. Overboard, directed by Garry Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while The Tommyknockers by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Overboard

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Edward Herrmann

Country: United States

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Moonstruck

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Cher, Nicolas Cage, Olympia Dukakis

Country: United States

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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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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 9 December 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Anti-Corruption Day [1]
  • Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
  • Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
  • Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
  • Scandinavia (specifically Sweden): Anna's Day. Recognizes everyone named Anna, and marks the day to start the preparation process of the lutefisk to be consumed on Christmas Eve.
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Facts:
  • Palestine uprising begin in Israeli-occupied West Bank
  • Larry Bird ends streak of 59 consecutive free throws.
  • Israeli-Palestinian conflict: The First Intifada begins in the Gaza Strip and West Bank.
  • Microsoft ships Microsoft Windows 2.01. It features overlapping windows, and can use protected mode on the 80286 processor.

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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

From master storyteller Stephen King comes his classic #1 New York Times bestseller!Can an entire city be haunted? The Losers’ Club of 1958 seems to think so.

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Whirlwind

By: James Clavell

Whirlwind is the story of three weeks in Tehran in February 1979: three weeks of fanaticism, passion, self-sacrifice and heartbreak. Caught between the revolutionaries and the forces of international intrigue is a team of professional pilots.

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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

When the quiet Little Vestry of St. Matthew's Church becomes the blood-soaked scene of a double murder, Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgliesh faces an intriguing conundrum: How did an upper-crust Minister come to lie, slit throat to slit throat, next ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Arumana no Kiseki

Arumana no Kiseki

Platform: Family Computer Disk System

Genre: Platform game, Adventure

Publisher: Konami

Bases Loaded

Platform: Arcade, NES, Game Boy, Virtual Console

Genre: Sports: Baseball

Publisher: Jaleco

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Basketball Challenge

Platform: IBM micros and compatibles

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Firetrack

Firetrack

Platform: Acorn Electron[2] BBC Micro Commodore 64

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Electric Dreams Software[1] Superior/Acornsoft

Mega Man

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Gear, WonderSwan, Neo Geo Pocket Color, Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Sega Genesis, PlayStation, Sega Saturn, Nintendo 64, Microsof

Genre: Action, Platformer

Publisher: Capcom

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