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Sunday April 12, 1987

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 12, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Brendon Urie and Brooklyn Decker. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship. In UK La Isla Bonita by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Prick Up Your Ears, directed by Stephen Frears, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Hold On by Sam Donaldson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sweet Surrender. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indiana Jones in Revenge of the Ancients or Basketball Challenge.
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What the sky looked like on 12 April 1987

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Movies

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

Prick Up Your Ears

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: Gary Oldman, Alfred Molina, Vanessa Redgrave, Wallace Shawn

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Zhong hua zhan shi

Directed by: David Chung

Starring: Michelle Yeoh, Richard Ng, Tung-Shing Yee, Lowell Lo

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Wild Thing

Directed by: Max Reid

Starring: Robert Knepper, Kathleen Quinlan, Robert Davi, Maury Chaykin

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Campus Man

Directed by: Ron Casden

Starring: John Dye, Steven Lyon, Morgan Fairchild, Kim Delaney

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Retribution

Directed by: Guy Magar

Starring: Dennis Lipscomb, Leslie Wing, Suzanne Snyder, Jeff Pomerantz

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TV Series

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

Sweet Surrender

Directed by: Not specifed

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Roxie

Directed by: Nick Frangione

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Albert Schweitzer

Directed by: Gavin Millar

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Der Landarzt

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The Ritz

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 April 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Julius I
  • Saint Zeno of Verona
  • Saint Erkembode
  • Saint Damian
  • Yuri's Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.
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Facts:
  • Ahmed Salah wins second World Cup marathon (2:10:55).
  • Texaco files for bankruptcy.
  • 51st Golf Masters Championship: Larry Mize wins, shooting a 285.
  • Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Kyocera Inamori Golf Classic.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 12, 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 ?

Hold On

By: Sam Donaldson

Random House, 1987. 1stED, non-fiction, news, journalist. 1st edition, So Stated, NEAR FINE in NEAR FINE Dust Jacket, Hardcover, Mylar protected.

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Texasville

By: Larry McMurtry

With Texasville, Larry McMurtry returns to the unforgettable Texas town and characters of one of his best-loved books, The Last Picture Show.

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The Fitzgeralds And The Kennedys

By: Doris Kearns Goodwin

"The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys" is the sweeping history of two immigrant families, their rise to become potent political dynasties, and the marriage that brought the two together to found the

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A Season On The Brink

By: John Feinstein

Twenty-five years after it spent sixteen weeks at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list, John Feinstein’s A Season on the Brink remains the classic of the genre and an

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cosmic Causeway: Trailblazer II

Cosmic Causeway: Trailblazer II

Platform: Commodore 64

Publisher: Gremlin Interactive

Agent Orange

Agent Orange

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up, strategy

Publisher: A&F Software

Batty

Batty

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Action

Indiana Jones in Revenge of the Ancients

Indiana Jones in Revenge of the Ancients

Platform: Apple II, PC DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mindscape

Basketball Challenge

Basketball Challenge

Platform: IBM micros and compatibles

Home videos

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

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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84 Charing Cross Road

Studio: Columbia Pictures

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Top Gun

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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Flight of the Navigator

Studio: The Walt Disney Company

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The Golden Child

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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