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Friday August 7, 1987

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 7, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sidney Crosby and Mimi Paley. 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 To Sail Beyond The Sunset by Robert A. Heinlein 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 Booby Kids or Driller.
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What the sky looked like on 7 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 7 August 1987 ?

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Facts:
  • 5 Central American presidents sign peace accord in Guatemala
  • Javed Miandad scores 260 vs. England at The Oval, 28 fours 1 six
  • The Colombian frigate ''Caldas'' enters Venezuelan waters near the Los Monjes Archipelago, sparking the Caldas frigate crisis between both nations.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 07, 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 ?

To Sail Beyond The Sunset

By: Robert A. Heinlein

The millions of fans of Lazarus Long--probably Heinlein's most beloved character--will flock to this new tale, which continues adventures of the characters of The Cat Who Walked Through Walls.

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Empire

By: Gore Vidal

"Mr. Vidal demonstrates a political imagination and insider's sagacity equaled by no other practicing fiction writer I can think of. And like the earlier novels in his historical cycle, Empire is

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Spycatcher

By: Peter Wright

SpyCatcher: The Candid Autobiography of a Senior Intelligence Officer

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The Timothy Files

By: Lawrence Sanders

Three novellas about private investigator Timothy Cone, whose business is other people’s business . . . and who believes that no crime should go unpunished Haldering & Co.,

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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

The Fool's Errand

Platform: Mac OS, MS-DOS, Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Miles Computing

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Driller

Driller

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Incentive Software

Booby Kids

Booby Kids

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action

Publisher: Nihon Bussan

Battleships (video game)

Battleships (video game)

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Amiga

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Elite

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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Crocodile Dundee

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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Tough Guys

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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