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Thursday October 8, 1987

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 8, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Aya Hirano and Dustin Breeding. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Here I Go Again by Whitesnake. In UK You Win Again by The Bee Gees was in the top 5 hits. The Killing Time, directed by Rick King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while It'S All In The Playing by Shirley MacLaine was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Anime san jushi. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Final Fantasy or Fire Power.
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What the sky looked like on 8 October 1987

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Movies

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

The Killing Time

Directed by: Rick King

Starring: Beau Bridges, Kiefer Sutherland, Wayne Rogers, Joe Don Baker

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The Sicilian

Directed by: Michael Cimino

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Terence Stamp, Joss Ackland, John Turturro

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The Year My Voice Broke

Directed by: John Duigan

Starring: Noah Taylor, Loene Carmen, Ben Mendelsohn, Graeme Blundell

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Funland

Directed by: Michael A. Simpson

Starring: William Windom, David L. Lander, Bruce Mahler, Robert Sacchi

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Slumber Party Massacre II

Directed by: Deborah Brock

Starring: Crystal Bernard, Jennifer Rhodes, Kimberly McArthur, Patrick Lowe

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TV Series

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

Anime san jushi

Directed by: Keiji Hayakawa

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Worzel Gummidge Down Under

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G-Force: Guardians of Space

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Al Helmeya Nights

Grimm Masterpiece Theatre

Starring: Theodore Lehmann

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 October 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
  • RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 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 ?

It'S All In The Playing

By: Shirley MacLaine

The fifth volume in one of the most extraordinary personal odysseys of the twentieth century. Don't Fall Off the Mountain, You Can Get There From Here, Out on a Limb, Dancing in the Light

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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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Hot Flashes

By: Barbara Raskin

Hot Flashes, by Raskin, Barbara

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Graham Gooch's All Star Cricket

Graham Gooch's All Star Cricket

Platform: C64, C128

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Audiogenic

Final Fantasy

Final Fantasy

Platform: MSX2 WonderSwan Color PlayStation Game Boy Advance PlayStation Portable iOS Windows Phone Android Nintendo 3DS; MSX2; WonderSwan Color; PlayStation; Game Boy Advance; PlayStation Portable; iOS; Window

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Square

Hydrofool

Hydrofool

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Faster Than Light

Fire Power

Fire Power

Platform: Amiga, Apple IIGS, DOS, Atari ST, Commodore 64, WebTV

Genre: Action

Publisher: MicroIllusions

Gary Lineker's Superstar Soccer

Gary Lineker's Superstar Soccer

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Traditional sports simulator

Home videos

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

Tin Men

Studio: Touchstone 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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84 Charing Cross Road

Studio: Columbia Pictures

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Tough Guys

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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