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Wednesday July 8, 1987

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 8, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Vlada Roslyakova and Julianna Guill. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Alone by Heart. In UK It's A Sin by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Wish You Were Here, directed by David Leland, 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. On TV people were watching Fridolin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Esper Dream or Artelius.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 8 July 1987

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Movies

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

Wish You Were Here

Directed by: David Leland

Starring: Emily Lloyd, Trudi Cavanagh, Clare Clifford, Barbara Durkin

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Summer School

Directed by: Carl Reiner

Starring: Mark Harmon, Kirstie Alley, Robin Thomas, Patrick Labyorteaux

Country: United States

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Love Rites

Directed by: Walerian Borowczyk

Starring: Marina Pierro, Mathieu Carrière, Josy Bernard, Isabelle Tinard

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Superman IV: The Quest for Peace

Directed by: Sidney J. Furie

Starring: Christopher Reeve, Gene Hackman, Margot Kidder, Jackie Cooper

Country: United States

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Sien nui yau wan

Directed by: Siu-Tung Ching

Starring: Leslie Cheung, Joey Wang, Wu Ma, Wai Lam

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TV Series

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

Fridolin

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Adventurer

Hard Knocks

Dennis O'Neill

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 July 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
  • Feast day of Saint Kilian
  • Feast day of Saint Grimbald
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Gerardo Diego: Spanish poet, a member of the Generation of '27.
  • Lionel Chevrier: Canadian lawyer and politician 27th Canadian Minister of Justice (d. 1987).
Facts:
  • Kitty Dukakis, revealed addiction to amphetamines for 26 years
  • Sun Microsystems introduces its first SPARC-based computer system, the Sun-4/260, with 10 MIPS performance.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 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 ?

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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Heiress

By: Janet Dailey

In Heiress, two sisters meet at the funeral of one of the most prestigious men in the country, Dean Lawson, their father.

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Fatherhood

By: Bill Cosby

From one of America's most beloved funnymen comes a hilarious look at the lighter side of fatherhood. So, what is fatherhood...?It's

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Pale Kings And Princes

By: Robert B. Parker

"Like Philip Marlowe, Spenser is a man of honor in a dishonorable world. When he says he will do something, it is done.

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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

Avengers

Avengers

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Capcom

Esper Dream

Esper Dream

Platform: Family Computer Disk System, Virtual Console, mobile phones

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Konami

Final Assault

Final Assault

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

Publisher: Infogrames

Artelius

Artelius

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Nihon Bussan

Home videos

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

Three Amigos

Studio: Orion Pictures

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Radio Days

Studio: Orion Pictures

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Lethal Weapon

Studio: Warner Bros.

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Top Gun

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

Studio: New Line Cinema

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