Wednesday September 09, 1987

US date format: 9/9/1987, UK date format: 9/9/1987

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 9, 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 Nicole Aniston and Andrea Petkovic. In that special week of September people in US were listening to La Bamba by Los Lobos. In UK Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley was in the top 5 hits. Best Seller, directed by John Flynn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Weep No More, My Lady by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Frank's Place. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Booby Kids or Black Tiger.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • North Korea - Republic Day (1948)
  • Eastern Orthodoxy - Synaxis of the Theopatores Joachim and Anna
  • California - Admission Day (to commemorate the state's admission to the USA)
  • Japan - Chrysanthemum Day (Kiku no Sekku)
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Events

  • Gary Hart admits on Nightline, to cheating on his wife
  • Largest US Tennis Open single night session (total) 21,016
  • Larry Bird (Celtics), begins NBA free throw streak of 59
  • Nolan Ryan strikes out his 4,500th batter.

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Movies

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Best Seller

Best Seller

Directed by: John Flynn

Starring: James Woods, Brian Dennehy, Victoria Tennant, Allison Balson

Real Men

Real Men

Directed by: Dennis Feldman

Starring: Jim Belushi, John Ritter, Barbara Barrie, Bill Morey

The Princess Bride

The Princess Bride

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Robin Wright, Chris Sarandon

Country: United States of America

Fatal Attraction

Fatal Attraction

Directed by: Adrian Lyne

Starring: Michael Douglas, Glenn Close, Anne Archer, Ellen Latzen

Country: United States of America

Baby Boom

Baby Boom

Directed by: Charles Shyer

Starring: Diane Keaton, Sam Shepard, Harold Ramis, Kristina Kennedy

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TV Series

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Frank's Place

Frank's Place

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Directed by: Helaine Head

Starring: Tim Reid, Robert Harper, Daphne Reid, Francesca P. Roberts

Country: United States of America

G-Force: Guardians of Space

G-Force: Guardians of Space

Fridolin

Fridolin

Star Trek: The Next Generation

Star Trek: The Next Generation

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Starring: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Country: United States of America

Tour of Duty

Tour of Duty

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Starring: Terence Knox, Stephen Caffrey, Tony Becker, Miguel A. Núñez Jr.

Country: United States of America

Days to next September 09

If September 09, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 22 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Weep No More, My Lady by Mary Higgins Clark

Weep No More, My Lady

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Elizabeth Lange has arrived at Cypress Point Spa in Pebble Beach, California, weary of heart and soul. Still grieving for her beloved sister, a famous actress who plunged to her death

Sphere by Michael Crichton

Sphere

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“Ingenious and beguiling.”—Time“Crichton keeps us guessing at every turn in his best work since The Andromeda Strain.”—Los Angeles Times“Sphere may be Crichton’s best novel, but even if it ranked only second

Communion by Whitley Strieber

Communion

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Thus begins the most astonishing true-life odyssey ever recorded—one man's riveting account of his extraordinary experiences with visitors from “elsewhere” .

Misery by Stephen King

Misery

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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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Booby Kids

Booby Kids

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action

Publisher: Nihon Bussan

Flying Dragon: The Secret Scroll

Flying Dragon: The Secret Scroll

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, Wii U Virtual Console

Genre: Fighting role-playing video game

Publisher: Culture Brain

Black Tiger

Black Tiger

Platform: Arcade / Various

Genre: Hack and slash, Platform game

Publisher: Capcom

Captain America in: The Doom Tube of Dr. Megalomann

Captain America in: The Doom Tube of Dr. Megalomann

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

Genre: Action

Publisher: Go!

Flunky

Flunky

Platform: ZX Spectrum, C64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Piranha Games


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