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Tuesday December 1, 1987

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 1, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet and Vance Joy. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Heaven Is A Place On Earth by Belinda Carlisle. In UK China In Your Hand by T'Pau was in the top 5 hits. A Better Tomorrow II, directed by John Woo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while A Man Rides Through by Stephen R. Donaldson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Die Hausmeisterin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing After Burner II or City Bomber.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 1 December 1987

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

A Better Tomorrow II

Directed by: John Woo

Starring: Leslie Cheung, Yun-Fat Chow, Lung Ti, Dean Shek

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Opera

Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: Cristina Marsillach, Ian Charleson, Urbano Barberini, Daria Nicolodi

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Overboard

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Edward Herrmann, Katherine Helmond

Country: United States

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Ironweed

Directed by: Hector Babenco

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Meryl Streep, Carroll Baker, Michael O'Keefe

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*batteries not included

Directed by: Matthew Robbins

Starring: Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy, Frank McRae, Elizabeth Peña

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Die Hausmeisterin

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Finders Keepers

Directed by: Bryan Carberry

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Anime san jushi

Directed by: Keiji Hayakawa

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Worzel Gummidge Down Under

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Spuk von draußen

Starring: Hajo Müller

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 December 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Iceland
  • Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
  • Feast day of St Eligius
  • Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
  • Angola's Pioneers' Day
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Facts:
  • Digging begins to link England and France under the English Channel.
  • NASA announces the names of four companies who were awarded contracts to help build Space Station Freedom: Boeing Aerospace, General Electric's Astro-Space Division, McDonnell Douglas, and the Rocketdyne Division of Rockwell.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 01, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

A Man Rides Through

By: Stephen R. Donaldson

In The Mirror of Her Dreams, the dazzling first volume of Mordant’s Need, New York Times bestselling author Stephen R. Donaldson introduced us to the richly imagined world of Mordant, where

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Beloved

By: Toni Morrison

Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby.

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The Cat Who Came For Christmas

By: Cleveland Amory

'Twas the night before Christmas when a bedraggled white feline enters the heart--and home--of Cleveland Amory. To say it is a friendly takeover is an understatement.

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The Tommyknockers

By: Stephen King

Master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic, terrifying #1 New York Times bestseller about a terrifying otherworldly discovery and the effects it has a on a small town.“Late

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

City Bomber

City Bomber

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Konami

HardBall!

HardBall!

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Atari 8-bit family, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Macintosh, MSX, Sega Genesis, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Traditional baseball simulation

Publisher: Accolade

Butasan

Butasan

Platform: Arcade, Sega Mega Drive, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, MSX, Amstrad CPC, Sharp X68000, PS4

Genre: action

Publisher: Jaleco

After Burner II

After Burner II

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS, NES/Famicom, Sharp X68000, Mega Drive/Genesis, PC Engine, Sega Saturn, PlayStation 2

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Sega

Fast Lane

Fast Lane

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Konami

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Lady and the Tramp

Studio: The Walt Disney Company

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River's Edge

Studio: Home Box Office

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84 Charing Cross Road

Studio: Columbia Pictures

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Top Gun

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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The Three Caballeros

Studio: The Walt Disney Company

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