Saturday June 06, 1987

US date format: 6/6/1987, UK date format: 6/6/1987

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 6, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Daniel Logan (New Zealand actor) and Kyle Falconer. In that special week of June people in US were listening to You Keep Me Hangin' On by Kim Wilde. In UK I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits. Full Metal Jacket, directed by Stanley Kubrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while This 'N That by Bette Davis with Michael Herskowitz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Roxie. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Avengers or Street Fighter.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Memorial Day - South Korea.
  • Doomsday (weekday)
  • Queensland Day.
  • National holiday of Sweden.
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Events

  • 119th Belmont: Craig Perret aboard Bet Twice wins in 2:28.2
  • 57th French Womens Tennis: Steffi Graf beats M Navratilova (64 46 86)
  • New York Yankees play their 13,000th game

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Movies

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Full Metal Jacket

Full Metal Jacket

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D'Onofrio, Adam Baldwin

Country: United States of America

Adventures in Babysitting

Adventures in Babysitting

Directed by: Chris Columbus

Starring: Elisabeth Shue, Maia Brewton, Keith Coogan, Anthony Rapp

Country: United States of America

Roxanne

Roxanne

Directed by: Fred Schepisi

Starring: Steve Martin, Daryl Hannah, Rick Rossovich, Shelley Duvall

Country: United States of America

Predator

Predator

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, Kevin Peter Hall, Elpidia Carrillo

Country: United States of America

The Puppetoon Movie

The Puppetoon Movie

Directed by: Arnold Leibovit

Starring: Paul Frees, Dal McKennon, Art Clokey, Dick Beals

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Roxie

Roxie

Directed by: Nick Frangione

Albert Schweitzer

Albert Schweitzer

Directed by: Gavin Millar

Wolwedans in die Skemer

Wolwedans in die Skemer

Cheng Sing Gong

Cheng Sing Gong

Witness

Witness

Days to next June 06

If June 06, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 3 months, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 12 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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This 'N That by Bette Davis with Michael Herskowitz

This 'N That

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The outspoken film star writes about her career--from her contract player days at Warner Bros., where she met Ronald Reagan, through her stroke, mastectomy, and return to films--her family, and the notables she has known

The Damnation Game by Clive Barker

The Damnation Game

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There are things worse than death. There are games so seductively evil, so wondrously vile, no gambler can resist. Amid the shadow-scarred rubble of World War II, Joseph Whitehead dared to

No Deals, Mr. Bond by John Gardner

No Deals, Mr. Bond

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Between the Danish island of Bornholm and the Baltic coast of East Germany a nuclear submarine of the Royal Navy surfaces under the cloak of darkness.

The Thanatos Syndrome by Walker Percy

The Thanatos Syndrome

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Thanatos Syndrome by Walker Percy. Ballantine Books, Inc.,1987

Love, Medicine & Miracles by Bernie S. Siegel

Love, Medicine & Miracles

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Unconditional love is the most powerful stimulant of the immune system. The truth is: love heals. Miracles happen to exceptional patients every day - patients who have the courage to love, those who have the courage to work with their …

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

Avengers

Avengers

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Capcom

Barbarian: The Ultimate Warrior

Barbarian: The Ultimate Warrior

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Palace Software (Europe), Epyx (North America)

Street Fighter

Street Fighter

Platform: Arcade, various home systems

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Capcom

Adventures of Dino Riki

Adventures of Dino Riki

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: JP Rix Soft; NA Hudson Soft


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