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Sunday August 2, 1987

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 2, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Laura Tanguy and Csilla Borsányi. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Shakedown by Bob Seger. In UK It's A Sin by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. No Way Out, directed by Roger Donaldson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching G-Force: Guardians of Space. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Devilman or Ark Area.
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What the sky looked like on 2 August 1987

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Movies

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

No Way Out

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

Starring: Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman, Sean Young, Will Patton

Country: United States

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The Monster Squad

Directed by: Fred Dekker

Starring: Andre Gower, Robby Kiger, Stephen Macht, Duncan Regehr

Country: United States

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Can't Buy Me Love

Directed by: Steve Rash

Starring: Patrick Dempsey, Amanda Peterson, Courtney Gains, Tina Caspary

Country: United States

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North Shore

Directed by: William Phelps

Starring: Matt Adler, Nia Peeples, Gregory Harrison, John Philbin

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Jaan Hatheli Pe

Directed by: Raghunath Jhalani

Starring: Dharmendra, Jeetendra, Hema Malini, Rekha

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TV Series

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

G-Force: Guardians of Space

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Fridolin

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Thyella

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 August 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
  • St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
  • St. Stephen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
  • Feast day of Ilya the Prophet in Russian Orthodox Church
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Facts:
  • 25th Tennis Federation Cup: Germany beats USA in Vancouver Canada (2-1)
  • Chris Johnson wins Columbia Savings LPGA National Golf Pro-Am
  • Cin Red Eric Davis becomes 7th and earliest 30 HR 30 steal man
  • Eric Davis is 7th to hit 30 HRs and steal 30 bases in one season
  • Michael Andretti runs fastest Indy car race in history (171.49 MPH).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 02, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

Presumed Innocent

By: Scott Turow

Hailed as the most suspenseful and compelling novel in decades, PRESUMED INNOCENT brings to life our worst nightmare: that of an ordinary citizen facing conviction for the most terrible of all

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Life And Death In Shanghai

By: Nien Cheng

A first-hand account of China's cultural revolution. Nien Cheng, an anglophile and fluent English-speaker who worked for Shell in Shanghai under Mao, was put under house arrest by Red Guards in

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Weep No More, My Lady

By: Mary Higgins Clark

Elizabeth Lange has arrived at Cypress Point Spa in Pebble Beach, California, weary of heart and soul. Still grieving for her beloved sister, a famous actress who plunged to her death

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The Haunted Mesa

By: Louis L'Amour

The Navajo called them the Anasazi, the “ancient enemy,” and their abandoned cities haunt the canyons and plateaus of the Southwest.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Pac-Mania

Platform: Acorn Archimedes, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MSX2, Nintendo Entertainment System, Sega Master System, Sega Genesis/Mega Drive, X68000, ZX Spectrum, Zeebo, Game Boy Advance, Microsoft

Genre: Maze

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Atari Games; NA Tengen; EU Domark; EU Grandslam

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Emerald Mine

Emerald Mine

Genre: Scrolling tile-based puzzle game

Publisher: Kingsoft

Devilman

Devilman

Genre: Action, horror fiction

Dynamite Bowl

Dynamite Bowl

Platform: MSX Family Computer NEC PC-8801

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Toshiba-EMI

Ark Area

Ark Area

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: UPL

Home videos

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

Deadly Friend

Studio: Warner Bros.

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Lady and the Tramp

Studio: The Walt Disney Company

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Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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Three Amigos

Studio: Orion Pictures

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Tough Guys

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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