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Tuesday 8 December 1987

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 8, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Aaron Carter and Jana Juricová. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Faith by George Michael. In UK Always On My Mind by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Good Morning, Vietnam, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Sarum by Edward Rutherfurd was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Die Hausmeisterin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Asterix and the Magic Carpet or Combat School.
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What the sky looked like on 8 December 1987

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Movies

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

Good Morning, Vietnam

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker, Tung Thanh Tran, Chintara Sukapatana

Country: United States

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A Better Tomorrow II

Directed by: John Woo

Starring: Leslie Cheung, Yun-Fat Chow, Lung Ti, Dean Shek

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Opera

Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: Cristina Marsillach, Ian Charleson, Urbano Barberini, Daria Nicolodi

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Overboard

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Edward Herrmann, Katherine Helmond

Country: United States

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Ironweed

Directed by: Hector Babenco

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Meryl Streep, Carroll Baker, Michael O'Keefe

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TV Series

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

Die Hausmeisterin

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Finders Keepers

Directed by: Bryan Carberry

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Anime san jushi

Directed by: Keiji Hayakawa

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Worzel Gummidge Down Under

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A Bit of Fry and Laurie

Starring: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 08, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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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The Bonfire Of The Vanities

By: Tom Wolfe

Vintage Tom Wolfe, The Bonfire of the Vanities, the #1 bestseller that will forever define late-twentieth-century New York style. "No one has portrayed New York Society this accurately and devastatingly since Edith Wharton" (The National Review)“A page-turner .

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Love, Medicine & Miracles

By: Bernie S. Siegel

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 ...

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Kaleidoscope

By: Danielle Steel

When a beautiful young Frenchwoman and a brilliant American actor meet in wartime Paris, their love begins like a fairy tale but ends in tragedy. Suddenly orphaned, their three children are cruelly separated.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

ALF: The First Adventure

ALF: The First Adventure

Platform: Apple II Atari ST Commodore 64 MS-DOS

Genre: Action

Publisher: Box Office

Asterix and the Magic Carpet

Asterix and the Magic Carpet

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Thomson TO8, Commodore 64, Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: Arcade/adventure

Publisher: Coktel Vision

Combat School

Combat School

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Sinclair ZX Spectrum

Genre: Track and Field

Publisher: Konami

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

Airball

Platform: Dragon 32/64, TRS-80 Color Computer, Atari ST, Amiga, Apple IIgs, MS-DOS, Atari 8-bit, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Microdeal

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

84 Charing Cross Road

Studio: Columbia Pictures

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Lethal Weapon

Studio: Warner Bros.

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The Wraith

Studio: Orion Pictures

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Top Gun

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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Flight of the Navigator

Studio: The Walt Disney Company

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