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Wednesday 9 December 1987

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 9, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Uffie and Hikaru Nakamura. 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 Beloved by Toni Morrison was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Die Hausmeisterin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Genghis Khan or Doremikko.
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What the sky looked like on 9 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 9 December 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Anti-Corruption Day [1]
  • Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
  • Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
  • Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
  • Scandinavia (specifically Sweden): Anna's Day. Recognizes everyone named Anna, and marks the day to start the preparation process of the lutefisk to be consumed on Christmas Eve.
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 09 December
Facts:
  • Palestine uprising begin in Israeli-occupied West Bank
  • Larry Bird ends streak of 59 consecutive free throws.
  • Israeli-Palestinian conflict: The First Intifada begins in the Gaza Strip and West Bank.
  • Microsoft ships Microsoft Windows 2.01. It features overlapping windows, and can use protected mode on the 80286 processor.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 09, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Beloved

By: Toni Morrison

Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby.

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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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The Cat Who Came For Christmas

By: Cleveland Amory

'Twas the night before Christmas when a bedraggled white feline enters the heart--and home--of Cleveland Amory. To say it is a friendly takeover is an understatement.

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Misery

By: Stephen King

The #1 national bestseller about a famous novelist held hostage by his “number one fan” and suffering a frightening case of writer’s block—that could prove fatal.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Genghis Khan

Platform: MSX, Nintendo Entertainment System, Amiga, MS-DOS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Koei

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Baseball The Season II

Baseball The Season II

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Cinematronics

Doremikko

Doremikko

Platform: Family Computer Disk System

Genre: Music video game

Publisher: Konami

Academy

Academy

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS

Genre: Action game, simulation

Publisher: CRL Group PLC

Ai Senshi Nicol

Ai Senshi Nicol

Platform: Family Computer Disk System NES Mobile Phones

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Konami

Home videos

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

Deadly Friend

Studio: Warner Bros.

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84 Charing Cross Road

Studio: Columbia Pictures

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The Wraith

Studio: Orion Pictures

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

Studio: New Line Cinema

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Tough Guys

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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