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Tuesday August 11, 1987

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 11, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jemima West and Cyrille Maret. 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 Empire by Gore Vidal 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 Flunky or Indiana Jones in Revenge of the Ancients.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 11 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 11 August 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Brazil - Student�s Day, Lawyer�s Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
  • Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
  • Taiwan - Valentine's Day
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
  • St. Chromatius
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Facts:
  • France and Great-Britain send minesweepers to Persian Gulf
  • Economist Alan Greenspan takes office as Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 11, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Empire

By: Gore Vidal

"Mr. Vidal demonstrates a political imagination and insider's sagacity equaled by no other practicing fiction writer I can think of. And like the earlier novels in his historical cycle, Empire is

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Presumed Innocent

By: Scott Turow

Hailed as the most suspenseful and compelling novel in decades, PRESUMED INNOCENT brings to life our worst nightmare: that of an ordinary citizen facing conviction for the most terrible of all

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First Born

By: Doris Mortman

Spanning twenty tumultuous years, and moving from the glittering world of Paris high-fashion to the headquarters of luxury hotel conglomerate, from the set of a prime-time TV sizzler to a major

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Patriot Games

By: Tom Clancy

From Tom Clancy, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Ryan novels--including his latest blockbusters Command Authority and Threat Vector--comes a gripping story of the Ryan family under

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Hydrofool

Hydrofool

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Faster Than Light

Hi no Tori Hououhen: Gaou no Bouken

Hi no Tori Hououhen: Gaou no Bouken

Platform: Famicom

Genre: Action

Publisher: Konami

Flunky

Flunky

Platform: ZX Spectrum, C64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Piranha Games

Indiana Jones in Revenge of the Ancients

Indiana Jones in Revenge of the Ancients

Platform: Apple II, PC DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mindscape

Bismarck

Bismarck

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Atari 8-bit

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: UK Mirrorsoft; US Datasoft

Home videos

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

Radio Days

Studio: Orion Pictures

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Harry and the Hendersons

Studio: Universal Pictures

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Lethal Weapon

Studio: Warner Bros.

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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The Golden Child

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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