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Monday August 10, 1987

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 10, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jim Bakkum and Ari Boyland. In that special week of August people in US were listening to I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For by U2. In UK La Bamba by Los Lobos was in the top 5 hits. Boyfriends and Girlfriends, directed by Éric Rohmer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while More Die Of Heartbreak by Saul Bellow was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching G-Force: Guardians of Space. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line or Flak Attack.
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What the sky looked like on 10 August 1987

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Movies

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

Boyfriends and Girlfriends

Directed by: Éric Rohmer

Starring: Emmanuelle Chaulet, Sophie Renoir, Anne-Laure Meury, Eric Viellard

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Hamburger Hill

Directed by: John Irvin

Starring: Anthony Barrile, Michael Boatman, Don Cheadle, Michael Dolan

Country: United States

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End of the Line

Directed by: Jay Russell

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Bob Balaban, Barbara Barrie, Michael Beach

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Blindside

Directed by: Paul Lynch

Starring: Harvey Keitel, Lori Hallier, Lolita Davidovich, Michael Rudder

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No Way Out

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

Starring: Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman, Sean Young, Will Patton

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

G-Force: Guardians of Space

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Fridolin

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Vietnam War Story

Night Network

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 10 August 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
  • Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
  • Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
  • St. Deusdedit
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Kevin Gross is 2nd pitcher in 8 days to be ejected for scuffing ball
  • Clara Peller, actress (Where's the Beef), dies at age 86.
  • Flight Readiness Firing of Space Shuttle Discovery's main engines is successful.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 10, 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 ?

More Die Of Heartbreak

By: Saul Bellow

Kenneth Trachtenberg, the witty and eccentric narrator of More Die of Heartbreak, has left his native Paris for the Midwest.

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Life And Death In Shanghai

By: Nien Cheng

A first-hand account of China's cultural revolution. Nien Cheng, an anglophile and fluent English-speaker who worked for Shell in Shanghai under Mao, was put under house arrest by Red Guards in

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Dirk Gently'S Holistic Detective Agency

By: Douglas Adams

From Douglas Adams, the legendary author of one of the most beloved science fiction novels of all time, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, comes a wildly inventive novel—in trade paperback

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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 ?

Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line

Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line

Platform: MSX MSX2 Super Famicom Game Boy Color Mobile phone Wii Android iOS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Enix

Game Over II

Game Over II

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up, platform game

Publisher: Dinamic Software

ATV Simulator

ATV Simulator

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Codemasters

Escape from Singe's Castle

Escape from Singe's Castle

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

Publisher: Software Projects (8 bit), Readysoft (16 bit)

Flak Attack

Flak Attack

Platform: Arcade, Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation 4

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Konami

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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River's Edge

Studio: Home Box Office

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An American Tail

Studio: Universal Pictures

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Raising Arizona

Studio: 20th Century Fox

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Flight of the Navigator

Studio: The Walt Disney Company

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