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Thursday November 5, 1987

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 5, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kevin Jonas and O J Mayo. In that special week of November people in US were listening to I Think We're Alone Now by Tiffany. In UK China In Your Hand by T'Pau was in the top 5 hits. Flowers in the Attic, directed by Jeffrey Bloom, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while The Bonfire Of The Vanities by Tom Wolfe was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Die Hausmeisterin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing American Speedway or Baseball The Season II.
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What the sky looked like on 5 November 1987

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Movies

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

Flowers in the Attic

Directed by: Jeffrey Bloom

Starring: Louise Fletcher, Victoria Tennant, Kristy Swanson, Jeb Stuart Adams

Country: United States

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Hearts of Fire

Directed by: Richard Marquand

Starring: Bob Dylan, Fiona, Rupert Everett, Julian Glover

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Teen Wolf Too

Directed by: Christopher Leitch

Starring: Jason Bateman, Kim Darby, John Astin, Paul Sand

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Bagdad Cafe

Directed by: Percy Adlon

Starring: Marianne Sägebrecht, CCH Pounder, Jack Palance, Christine Kaufmann

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The Running Man

Directed by: Paul Michael Glaser

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Conchita Alonso, Yaphet Kotto, Jim Brown

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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Simon and the Witch

Starring: Elizabeth Spriggs, Hugh Pollard, David Crane, Joan Sims

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 November 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - November 5th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bertilia
  • St. Laetus
  • Pope Zachary
  • St. Sylvia
  • St. Magnus
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Eamonn Andrews: Irish TV actor who is best known for the series "This Is Your Life" and "What's My Line.
Facts:
  • Into the Woods opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 764 performances
  • South Africa ANC-leader Govan Mbeki freed
  • Supreme Court nominee Douglas H Ginsburg admitted using marijuana
  • Iceberg twice the size of Rhode Island sighted in Antarctic.
  • US Supreme Court nominee Douglas H Ginsburg admits using marijuana.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 05, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Bonfire Of The Vanities

By: Tom Wolfe

Vintage Tom Wolfe, The Bonfire of the Vanities, the #1 bestseller that will forever define late-twentieth-century New York style. "No one has portrayed New York Society this accurately and devastatingly since Edith Wharton" (The National Review)“A page-turner .

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Legacy

By: James A. Michener

In this sweeping novel inspired by the Iran-Contra affair, master storyteller James A. Michener conjures the triumphs and tragedies of one family and their dynamic role in the history of the

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It'S All In The Playing

By: Shirley MacLaine

The fifth volume in one of the most extraordinary personal odysseys of the twentieth century. Don't Fall Off the Mountain, You Can Get There From Here, Out on a Limb, Dancing in the Light

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Sarum

By: Edward Rutherfurd

A masterpiece that is breathtaking in its scope, SARUM is an epic novel that traces the entire turbulent course of English history.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Falsion

Falsion

Platform: Famicom Disk System

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Konami

Bonecruncher

Bonecruncher

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

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Superior Software

American Speedway

American Speedway

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Enerdyne Technologies

Contra

Contra

Platform: Arcade, Famicom/NES, PlayChoice-10, MSX2, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Microsoft Windows[1], MS-DOS

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Konami

Baseball The Season II

Baseball The Season II

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Cinematronics

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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Big Trouble in Little China

Studio: 20th Century Fox

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Harry and the Hendersons

Studio: Universal Pictures

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River's Edge

Studio: Home Box Office

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Top Gun

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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