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Tuesday 6 October 1987

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 6, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Melissa Baker and Egni Eckert. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Here I Go Again by Whitesnake. In UK You Win Again by The Bee Gees was in the top 5 hits. The Killing Time, directed by Rick King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Weep No More, My Lady by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Anime san jushi. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ai Senshi Nicol or 221B Baker Street.
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What the sky looked like on 6 October 1987

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Movies

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

The Killing Time

Directed by: Rick King

Starring: Beau Bridges, Kiefer Sutherland, Wayne Rogers, Joe Don Baker

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The Sicilian

Directed by: Michael Cimino

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Terence Stamp, Joss Ackland, John Turturro

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The Year My Voice Broke

Directed by: John Duigan

Starring: Noah Taylor, Loene Carmen, Ben Mendelsohn, Graeme Blundell

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Funland

Directed by: Michael A. Simpson

Starring: William Windom, David L. Lander, Bruce Mahler, Robert Sacchi

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Slumber Party Massacre II

Directed by: Deborah Brock

Starring: Crystal Bernard, Jennifer Rhodes, Kimberly McArthur, Patrick Lowe

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TV Series

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

Anime san jushi

Directed by: Keiji Hayakawa

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Worzel Gummidge Down Under

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G-Force: Guardians of Space

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Al Helmeya Nights

Grimm Masterpiece Theatre

Starring: Theodore Lehmann

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 October 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
  • Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
  • U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
  • French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Ireland - Ivy Day, formerly honoring the Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse, commemmorates the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
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Facts:
  • Military coup leader Major-General Sitiveni Rabuka declares Fiji a Republic
  • Microsoft unveils the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet software for Microsoft Windows 2.0, the first major application for Windows.
  • Fiji becomes a republic.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 06, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Weep No More, My Lady

By: Mary Higgins Clark

Elizabeth Lange has arrived at Cypress Point Spa in Pebble Beach, California, weary of heart and soul. Still grieving for her beloved sister, a famous actress who plunged to her death

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The Different Drum

By: M. Scott Peck

The popular lecturer and author of The Road Less Traveled challenges listeners to make the leap from individual growth and personal needs to the experience of true community and unconditional love.

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Heaven And Hell

By: John Jakes

The bestselling saga that has sold more than 5 million copies.The books that inspired the smash-hit television miniseries.Beautifully repackaged for the Dutton hardcover release of On Secret Service--John Jakes's long-awaited return

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Leaving Home

By: Garrison Keillor

In the first collection of Lake Wobegon monologues, Keillor tells readers more about some of the people from Lake Wobegon Days and introduces some new faces.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Flying Dragon: The Secret Scroll

Flying Dragon: The Secret Scroll

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, Wii U Virtual Console

Genre: Fighting role-playing video game

Publisher: Culture Brain

500cc Grand Prix

500cc Grand Prix

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore C64/128, IBM PC (DOS)

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Microïds

221B Baker Street

221B Baker Street

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Datasoft

Chuck Yeager's Advanced Flight Trainer

Chuck Yeager's Advanced Flight Trainer

Platform: Commodore 64, Apple II, DOS, Amstrad CPC, Tandy 1000, ZX Spectrum, Macintosh Plus, Macintosh II

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Ai Senshi Nicol

Ai Senshi Nicol

Platform: Family Computer Disk System NES Mobile Phones

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Konami

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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Lady and the Tramp

Studio: The Walt Disney Company

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An American Tail

Studio: Universal Pictures

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Raising Arizona

Studio: 20th Century Fox

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The Three Caballeros

Studio: The Walt Disney Company

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