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Saturday August 8, 1987

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 8, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Katie Leung and Tatjana Malek. 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 Communion by Whitley Strieber 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 Golvellius or Firetrack.
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What the sky looked like on 8 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 8 August 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
  • St. Smaragdus (and companions)
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Facts:
  • Pakistan all out 708 vs. England at The Oval, Botham 3-217
  • Lynne Cox becomes first to swim from US to Russia across Bering Strait.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 08, 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 ?

Communion

By: Whitley Strieber

Thus begins the most astonishing true-life odyssey ever recorded—one man's riveting account of his extraordinary experiences with visitors from “elsewhere” .

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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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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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Fine Things

By: Danielle Steel

Smart, likable, Bernie Fine was the wonder boy of Wolff's, New York's most glamorous department store. A senior VP moving up, he arrives in San Fransisco to open a West Coast store.

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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

Booby Kids

Booby Kids

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action

Publisher: Nihon Bussan

Firetrack

Firetrack

Platform: Acorn Electron[2] BBC Micro Commodore 64

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Electric Dreams Software[1] Superior/Acornsoft

Golvellius

Golvellius

Platform: MSX, Sega Master System, iPhone OS

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Compile, Sega

The 3-D Battles of WorldRunner

The 3-D Battles of WorldRunner

Platform: Family Computer Disk System, Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Third-Person Rail Shooter Platformer

Publisher: JP Disc Original Group; NA Acclaim Entertainment

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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River's Edge

Studio: Home Box Office

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An American Tail

Studio: Universal Pictures

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The Color of Money

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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Tough Guys

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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