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Sunday 13 December 1987

1987-12-13

It was Sunday, 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 Always On My Mind by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. *batteries not included, directed by Matthew Robbins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while The Tommyknockers by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

*batteries not included

Directed by: Matthew Robbins

Starring: Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy, Frank McRae

Country: United States

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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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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 13 December 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
  • R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
  • Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
  • In the Irish calendar the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following the Feast of Saint Lucy were observed as Quarter tense.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Michael Socha: Movie Actor.
  • James Holmes: American mass murder suspect, awaiting trial for a mass shooting in an Aurora, Colorado movie theater during a showing of "Batman: The Dark Knight Rises" on 20 July 2012.
See other famous people born on 13 December
Facts:
  • Browns set club record for most points scored in a quarter, 28
  • Belgium Christian Democrats (CVP) lose parliamentary election.

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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 ?

1943: The Battle of Midway

Platform: Arcade game, NES, PC Engine, Xbox, PlayStation 2, PlayStation , Sega Saturn, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Capcom

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Dark Adventure

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Konami

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Dark Sceptre

Dark Sceptre

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Adventure game, Strategy

Publisher: Firebird Software

Full Throttle / Top Speed

Full Throttle / Top Speed

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Taito; NA Romstar

Game Over

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, Thomson TO7, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action, run and gun

Publisher: Imagine Software

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