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Friday May 8, 1987

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 8, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Katherine Danza and Aneurin Barnard. In that special week of May people in US were listening to (I Just) Died In Your Arms by Cutting Crew. In UK Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship was in the top 5 hits. Intervista, directed by Federico Fellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Glory Days by Dave Marsh was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sweet Surrender. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Batty or Adventures of Dino Riki.
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What the sky looked like on 8 May 1987

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Movies

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

Intervista

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Sergio Rubini, Antonella Ponziani, Maurizio Mein, Paola Liguori

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Beverly Hills Cop II

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, Jürgen Prochnow, Ronny Cox

Country: United States

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Dark Age

Directed by: Arch Nicholson

Starring: John Jarratt, Nikki Coghill, Max Phipps, Burnham Burnham

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Ernest Goes to Camp

Directed by: John R. Cherry III

Starring: Jim Varney, Victoria Racimo, John Vernon, Iron Eyes Cody

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Hellraiser

Directed by: Clive Barker

Starring: Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence, Sean Chapman

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Sweet Surrender

Directed by: Not specifed

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Roxie

Directed by: Nick Frangione

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Albert Schweitzer

Directed by: Gavin Millar

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The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd

La nuit des Molières

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 May 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
  • Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
  • Parents' Day in South Korea
  • Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
  • VE Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Doris Stokes: British world famous medium and author of "Voices In My Ear" and more.
  • Pam Ewing: (Victoria Principal) character on Dallas, is killed off.
Facts:
  • Gary Hart quits democratic presidential race (Donna Rice affair)
  • U.S. Senator Gary Hart drops out of the running for the Democratic presidential nomination, amid allegations of an extramarital affair with Donna Rice.
  • The Loughgall Ambush: The SAS kills eight Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteers and a civilian during an ambush in Loughgall, Northern Ireland.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 08, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Glory Days

By: Dave Marsh

How did critically acclaimed rocker Bruce Springsteen achieve icon status in the 1980s? Filled with candid comments from Springsteen, a behind-the-scenes perspective, and perceptive commentary, Glory Days chronicles both Bossmania and

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A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

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The Enigma Of Arrival

By: V. S. Naipaul

The story of a writer's singular journey—from one place to another, from the British colony of Trinidad to the ancient countryside of England, and from one state of mind to another—this

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Intimate Partners

By: Maggie Scarf

“Anyone involved in, embarking on, or yearning for, an intimate relationship should buy, borrow or steal Intimate Partners.”–New WomanWhat goes on in our intimate attachments?

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Batty

Batty

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Action

4th & Inches

4th & Inches

Platform: Amiga, Commodore 64, Apple II, Apple IIGS, DOS

Genre: American football Sports

Dynamite Bowl

Dynamite Bowl

Platform: MSX Family Computer NEC PC-8801

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Toshiba-EMI

La abadía del crimen

La abadía del crimen

Platform: Amstrad CPC, MSX, PC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Opera Soft

Adventures of Dino Riki

Adventures of Dino Riki

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: JP Rix Soft; NA Hudson Soft

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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Harry and the Hendersons

Studio: Universal Pictures

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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 Three Caballeros

Studio: The Walt Disney Company

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