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Saturday December 5, 1987

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 5, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Orlando Brown and Dree Hemingway. 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 Bluebeard by Kurt Vonnegut was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Die Hausmeisterin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Booby Kids or Grand Prix Construction Set.
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What the sky looked like on 5 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 5 December 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
  • Day of the Ninja
  • Austria - Krampus
  • Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 53rd Heisman Trophy Award: Tim Brown, Notre Dame (world record).
  • "Fat" Larry James, US drummer (Fat Larry's Band-Zoom), dies at age 38.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 05, 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 ?

Bluebeard

By: Kurt Vonnegut

Broad humor and bitter irony collide in this fictional autobiography of Rabo Karabekian, who, at age seventy-one, wants to be left alone on his Long Island estate with the secret he

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Veil

By: Bob Woodward

Veil is the story of the covert wars that were waged in Central America, Iran and Libya in a secretive atmosphere and became the centerpieces and eventual time bombs of American

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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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Time Flies

By: Bill Cosby

WE'RE ALL GETTING OLDER,AND BILL COSBY KEEPS GETTING BETTERAmerica's best-loved humorist, media personality and bestselling author now brings his unique warmth, wisdom and wit to a subject common to all: aging.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bonecruncher

Bonecruncher

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Commodore Amiga

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Superior Software

Booby Kids

Booby Kids

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action

Publisher: Nihon Bussan

Grand Prix Construction Set

Grand Prix Construction Set

Platform: BBC Micro

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Superior Software/Acornsoft

Dr. Chaos

Platform: FDS, NES

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: JP Pony Inc.; NA FCI, Inc.

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Airborne Ranger

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Stealth

Publisher: MicroProse

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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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Radio Days

Studio: Orion Pictures

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Heartbreak Ridge

Studio: Warner Bros.

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The Three Caballeros

Studio: The Walt Disney Company

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The Golden Child

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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