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Wednesday August 12, 1987

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 12, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Natalia Navarro and Jemima West. 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 Fast Lane or Pac-Mania.
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What the sky looked like on 12 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

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 12, 1987 - Geocentric view

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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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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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To Sail Beyond The Sunset

By: Robert A. Heinlein

The millions of fans of Lazarus Long--probably Heinlein's most beloved character--will flock to this new tale, which continues adventures of the characters of The Cat Who Walked Through Walls.

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The Prince Of Tides

By: Pat Conroy

PAT CONROY has created a huge, brash thunderstorm of a novel, stinging with honesty and resounding with drama. Spanning forty years, this is the story of turbulent Tom Wingo, his gifted

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Falsion

Falsion

Platform: Famicom Disk System

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Konami

Pac-Mania

Platform: Acorn Archimedes, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MSX2, Nintendo Entertainment System, Sega Master System, Sega Genesis/Mega Drive, X68000, ZX Spectrum, Zeebo, Game Boy Advance, Microsoft

Genre: Maze

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Atari Games; NA Tengen; EU Domark; EU Grandslam

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The Ancient Art of War at Sea

The Ancient Art of War at Sea

Platform: Macintosh, MS-DOS

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Brøderbund

Fast Lane

Fast Lane

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Konami

Earl Weaver Baseball

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Apple II

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Home videos

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

River's Edge

Studio: Home Box Office

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84 Charing Cross Road

Studio: Columbia Pictures

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Heartbreak Ridge

Studio: Warner Bros.

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An American Tail

Studio: Universal Pictures

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The Color of Money

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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