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Sunday 6 December 1987

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 6, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jack De Sena and Jack DeSena. 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 And The Band Played On by Randy Shilts was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Die Hausmeisterin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Exzisus or Cosmic Causeway: Trailblazer II.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 6 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 6 December 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Spain - Constitution Day
  • Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
  • Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
  • Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
  • Also see December 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • James Dobson: American evangelist psychologist and author founded Focus on the Family.
Facts:
  • 3 satanist Missouri teenagers bludgeon comrade to death for fun
  • Jane Crafter / Steve Jones wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
  • Three satanist Missouri teenagers bludgeon comrade to death for "fun".
  • Christa Rothenburger skates female world record 500 metre (39.39 seconds).

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Sport Games on 6 December 1987

NFL
American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - Dallas Cowboys : 21 - 10
  • Buffalo Bills - Los Angeles Raiders : 21 - 34
  • Chicago Bears - Minnesota Vikings : 30 - 24
  • Indianapolis Colts - Cleveland Browns : 9 - 7
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 06, 1987 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on December 06, 1987 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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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 ?

And The Band Played On

By: Randy Shilts

Upon it's first publication twenty years ago, And The Band Played on was quickly recognized as a masterpiece of investigatve reporting.

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The Great Depression Of 1990

By: Ravi Batra

From Jacket Flap: Startling in its revelations, bold in its predictions, and overwhelmingly convincing in the evidence it offers, "The Great Depression of 1990" demonstrates that we are headed toward an

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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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Seven Stories Of Christmas Love

By: Leo Buscaglia

This holiday classic contains personal stories based on Christmas memories. Five of the stories appeared originally in Woman's Day magazine, which initiated a tradition of printing an annual Buscaglia Christmas story

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Exzisus

Exzisus

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: JP Taito; WW TAD

Cosmic Causeway: Trailblazer II

Cosmic Causeway: Trailblazer II

Platform: Commodore 64

Publisher: Gremlin Interactive

Booby Kids

Booby Kids

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action

Publisher: Nihon Bussan

Indoor Sports

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Commodore 64, Commodore Plus/4, DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Mindscape (US) Databyte, Advance, Tynesoft (EU)

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Blades of Steel Konamic Ice Hockey

Blades of Steel Konamic Ice Hockey

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, Family Computer Disk System, Game Boy, Nintendo Entertainment System, Wii Virtual Console

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Konami

Home videos

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

Harry and the Hendersons

Studio: Universal Pictures

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Creepshow 2

Studio: New World Pictures

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Raising Arizona

Studio: 20th Century Fox

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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The Color of Money

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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