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Tuesday 8 December 1987

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jana Juricová . In that special week of December people in US were listening to Faith by George Michael. In UK China In Your Hand by T'Pau was in the top 5 hits. Wall Street, directed by Oliver Stone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while The Great Depression Of 1990 by Ravi Batra was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ai Senshi Nicol or Alternative World Games.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Star Trek: The Next Generation

Written by: Gene Roddenberry

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Country: United States

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Tour of Duty

Written by: L. Travis Clark, Steve Duncan

Starring: Terence Knox, Stephen Caffrey, Tony Becker, Miguel A. Núñez Jr.

Country: United States

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Black Adder the Third

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Hugh Laurie, Helen Atkinson Wood

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs

Starring: Townsend Coleman, Pat Fraley, Pat Musick, Rob Paulsen

Country: United States

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Vanity Fair

Starring: Eve Matheson, Rebecca Saire, Simon Dormandy, Jack Klaff

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Wall Street

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Michael Douglas, Tamara Tunie

Country: United States

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Empire of the Sun

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson

Country: United States

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Planes, Trains & Automobiles

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Steve Martin, John Candy, Laila Robins

Country: United States

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3 Men and a Baby

Directed by: Leonard Nimoy

Starring: Tom Selleck, Steve Guttenberg, Ted Danson

Country: United States

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Flowers in the Attic

Directed by: Jeffrey Bloom

Starring: Louise Fletcher, Victoria Tennant, Kristy Swanson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 December 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Malta - Public Holiday.
  • Panama - Mother's Day
  • Romania - Constitution Day
  • Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
  • R.C. Saints - The solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary: a Holy Day of Obligation
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Facts:
  • Occupied Palestinians start intefadeh (uprising) against Israel
  • President Reagan and Soviet General Secretary Gorbachev sign a treaty eliminating medium range nuclear missiles
  • US President President Reagan and Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev sign the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty eliminating medium range nuclear missiles.
  • The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty is signed.
  • The Alianza Lima air disaster occurs.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1987?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Shirley Maclaine -- Dec. 7, 1987
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9094
  • Life: Meryl Streep

Books

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

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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Sarum

By: Edward Rutherfurd

A masterpiece that is breathtaking in its scope, SARUM is an epic novel that traces the entire turbulent course of English history.

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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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The Polar Express

By: Chris Van Allsburg

1986 Caldecott Medal Winner A young boy, lying awake one Christmas Eve, is welcomed aboard a magical trip to the North Pole . . . Through dark forests, over tall mountains, and across a desert of ice, the Polar Express ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Delta

Platform: Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: horizontally scrolling shoot 'em up

Publisher: Thalamus Ltd

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Genghis Khan

Platform: MSX, Nintendo Entertainment System, Amiga, MS-DOS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Koei

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Ai Senshi Nicol

Ai Senshi Nicol

Platform: Family Computer Disk System NES Mobile Phones

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Konami

Alien Syndrome

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Game Gear, MS-DOS, MSX, NES, Sega Master System, ZX Spectrum, Sharp X68000

Genre: Run & gun shooter

Publisher: Sega

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Alternative World Games

Alternative World Games

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics


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