Monday June 08, 1987

US date format: 6/8/1987, UK date format: 8/6/1987

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 8, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Jeanne-Marie Martin and Coralie Balmy. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Always by Atlantic Starr. In UK I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits. Spaceballs, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Heiress by Janet Dailey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Roxie. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Emerald Mine or Death or Glory.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
  • World Ocean Day.
  • Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
  • Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
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Events

  • 21st Music City News Country Awards: Randy Travis
  • The New Zealand Nuclear Free Zone, Disarmament, and Arms Control Act is passed, the first of its kind in the world.

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Movies

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Spaceballs

Spaceballs

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Mel Brooks, John Candy, Rick Moranis, Bill Pullman

Country: United States of America

The Living Daylights

The Living Daylights

Directed by: John Glen

Starring: Timothy Dalton, Maryam d'Abo, Jeroen Krabbé, Joe Don Baker

Country: United States of America

Muqaddar Ka Faisla

Muqaddar Ka Faisla

Directed by: Prakash Mehra

Starring: Raaj Kumar, Rakhee Gulzar, Raj Babbar, Tina Ambani

Straight to Hell

Straight to Hell

Directed by: Alex Cox

Starring: Sy Richardson, Joe Strummer, Dick Rude, Courtney Love

Rock 'n' Roll Nightmare

Rock 'n' Roll Nightmare

Directed by: John Fasano

Starring: Jon Mikl Thor, Jillian Peri, Frank Dietz, David Lane

TV Series

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Roxie

Roxie

Directed by: Nick Frangione

Dom za nashite deca

Dom za nashite deca

Starring: Emilia Radeva, Kosta Tsonev, Maria Kavardjikova, Georgi Novakov

Country: Bulgaria

Hollymünd

Hollymünd

Kommissar Zufall

Kommissar Zufall

Wolwedans in die Skemer

Wolwedans in die Skemer

Days to next June 08

If June 08, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 3 months, 10 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 21 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Heiress by Janet Dailey

Heiress

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

Windmills Of The Gods by Sidney Sheldon

Windmills Of The Gods

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She's on the glinting edge of East-West confrontation, a beautiful and accomplished scholar who has suddenly become our newest ambassador to an Iron Curtain country, a woman who is about to

The Timothy Files by Lawrence Sanders

The Timothy Files

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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.,

The Fitzgeralds And The Kennedys by Doris Kearns Goodwin

The Fitzgeralds And The Kennedys

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"The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys" is the sweeping history of two immigrant families, their rise to become potent political dynasties, and the marriage that brought the two together to found the

The Ladies Of Missalonghi by Colleen McCullough

The Ladies Of Missalonghi

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Sometimes fairy toles can come true-even for plain,shy spinsters like Missy Wright. Neither as pretty as cousin Alicianor as domineering as mother Drusilla, she seems doomed to aquiet life of

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Emerald Mine

Emerald Mine

Genre: Scrolling tile-based puzzle game

Publisher: Kingsoft

Battlefield Germany

Battlefield Germany

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Personal Software Services

Dragon Scroll

Dragon Scroll

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: Konami

Death or Glory

Death or Glory

Platform: Commodore 16, Commodore Plus/4, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Publisher: CRL Group

Street Fighter

Street Fighter

Platform: Arcade, various home systems

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Capcom


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