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Thursday August 6, 1987

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 6, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rémy Riou and Genelia D'Souza. In that special week of August people in US were listening to I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For by U2. In UK La Bamba by Los Lobos was in the top 5 hits. No Way Out, directed by Roger Donaldson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Cultural Literacy by E. D. Hirsch Jr 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 Bubbler or The Hunt for Red October.
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What the sky looked like on 6 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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Einzug ins Paradies

Atelier 4 - Kultur im Gespräch

La indomable

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 August 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Jamaica - Independence Day
  • Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
  • St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
  • St. Juatus
  • St. Pastor
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 06, 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 ?

Cultural Literacy

By: E. D. Hirsch Jr

In this forceful manifesto, Hirsch argues that children in the U.S. are being deprived of the basic knowledge that would enable them to function in contemporary society.

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Pale Kings And Princes

By: Robert B. Parker

"Like Philip Marlowe, Spenser is a man of honor in a dishonorable world. When he says he will do something, it is done.

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Blues

By: John Hersey

The pleasures of a summer's bluefishing off Martha's Vineyard are marvelously evoked as John Hersey reflects upon the angler's art, wonders of the teeming oceans where fish and fisherman confront each

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Getsu Fūma Den

Getsu Fūma Den

Platform: Family Computer, Virtual Console, I-Revo

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: Konami

Final Lap

Final Lap

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Family Computer

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Atari

Golvellius

Golvellius

Platform: MSX, Sega Master System, iPhone OS

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Compile, Sega

Bubbler

Bubbler

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC MSX Commodore 64 (cancelled)

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Ultimate Play The Game

The Hunt for Red October

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIgs, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum, MSX

Genre: Submarine simulator

Publisher: Argus Press Software Ltd.

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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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Three Amigos

Studio: Orion Pictures

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River's Edge

Studio: Home Box Office

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The Wraith

Studio: Orion Pictures

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Flight of the Navigator

Studio: The Walt Disney Company

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