Saturday October 10, 1987

US date format: 10/10/1987, UK date format: 10/10/1987

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 10, 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 Scottie Reynolds and Nicolas Robin. 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 The New Breed by W. E. B. Griffin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Anime san jushi. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Agent Orange or Devilman.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • Bruce Springsteen releases his 9th album Tunnel of Love
  • Garfield Park Nature Center opens, latest in Cleveland Metroparks
  • The Reverend Jesse Jackson launches his second campaign for U.S. President.

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Movies

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The Killing Time

The Killing Time

Directed by: Rick King

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

The Sicilian

The Sicilian

Directed by: Michael Cimino

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

The Year My Voice Broke

The Year My Voice Broke

Directed by: John Duigan

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

Funland

Funland

Directed by: Michael A. Simpson

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

Slumber Party Massacre II

Slumber Party Massacre II

Directed by: Deborah Brock

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

TV Series

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Anime san jushi

Anime san jushi

Directed by: Keiji Hayakawa

Worzel Gummidge Down Under

Worzel Gummidge Down Under

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

Al Helmeya Nights

Al Helmeya Nights

Days to next October 10

If October 10, 1987 is your birthday you're 32 years, 11 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 17 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The New Breed by W. E. B. Griffin

The New Breed

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From the blistering jungles of Vietnam to the far-flung battlefields of the African Congo, they faced the turmoil of a new era.

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.

Team Yankee by Harold Coyle

Team Yankee

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A realistic depiction of World War III combat follows Captain Sean Bannion and the tank soldiers of Team Yankee as they battle the Russian invasion force, from Hill 214

Freedom by William Safire

Freedom

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In this novel of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War, Safire explores the dilemma of how much freedom must be denied individuals to protect the freedom of all.

Beloved by Toni Morrison

Beloved

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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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Arkanoid - Revenge of Doh

Arkanoid - Revenge of Doh

Platform: Arcade Game, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Commodore Amiga, MSX, NES, Microsoft Windows, ZX Spectrum, Apple IIGS

Genre: Breakout

Publisher: Taito Corporation and Romstar

Agent Orange

Agent Orange

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up, strategy

Publisher: A&F Software

Continental Circus

Continental Circus

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum, PlayStation 2, Xbox, PC

Genre: Racing simulation

Publisher: Taito

500cc Grand Prix

500cc Grand Prix

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore C64/128, IBM PC (DOS)

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Microïds

Devilman

Devilman

Genre: Action, horror fiction


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