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Saturday 5 December 1987

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include James Argent and Tommy Fraser. 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. Wall Street, directed by Oliver Stone, 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. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Anacreon: Reconstruction 4021 or Head Over Heels.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1987 or at December 05 across the years.

Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

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 of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs

Starring: Townsend Coleman, Pat Fraley, Pat Musick, Rob Paulsen

Country: United States

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Vanity Fair

Starring: Eve Matheson, Rebecca Saire, Simon Dormandy, Jack Klaff

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

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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3 Men and a Baby

Directed by: Leonard Nimoy

Starring: Tom Selleck, Steve Guttenberg, Ted Danson

Country: United States

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Flowers in the Attic

Directed by: Jeffrey Bloom

Starring: Louise Fletcher, Victoria Tennant, Kristy Swanson

Country: United States

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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:
See other famous people born on 05 December
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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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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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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Patriot Games

By: Tom Clancy

From Tom Clancy, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Ryan novels--including his latest blockbusters Command Authority and Threat Vector--comes a gripping story of the Ryan family under

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The Cat Who Came For Christmas

By: Cleveland Amory

The humorous and heartwarming adventures of the sublime Polar Bear and his crafty owner, Cleveland Amory, originally published in three volumes: The Cat Who Came for Christmas, The Cat and

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Anacreon: Reconstruction 4021

Anacreon: Reconstruction 4021

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Thinking Machine Associates

Hi no Tori Hououhen: Gaou no Bouken

Hi no Tori Hououhen: Gaou no Bouken

Platform: Famicom

Genre: Action

Publisher: Konami

Feud

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, PC DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mastertronic

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Flak Attack

Flak Attack

Platform: Arcade, Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation 4

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Konami

Head Over Heels

Head Over Heels

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Amiga, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game, Puzzle game, Arcade adventure

Publisher: Ocean Software


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