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Saturday December 12, 1987

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 12, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jack De Sena and Kate Todd. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Faith by George Michael. In UK Always On My Mind by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Good Morning, Vietnam, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while The Bonfire Of The Vanities by Tom Wolfe was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Die Hausmeisterin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cleopatra no Mahō or Flak Attack.
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What the sky looked like on 12 December 1987

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Movies

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

Good Morning, Vietnam

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker, Tung Thanh Tran, Chintara Sukapatana

Country: United States

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A Better Tomorrow II

Directed by: John Woo

Starring: Leslie Cheung, Yun-Fat Chow, Lung Ti, Dean Shek

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Opera

Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: Cristina Marsillach, Ian Charleson, Urbano Barberini, Daria Nicolodi

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Overboard

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Edward Herrmann, Katherine Helmond

Country: United States

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Ironweed

Directed by: Hector Babenco

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Meryl Streep, Carroll Baker, Michael O'Keefe

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TV Series

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

Die Hausmeisterin

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Finders Keepers

Directed by: Bryan Carberry

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Anime san jushi

Directed by: Keiji Hayakawa

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Worzel Gummidge Down Under

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A Bit of Fry and Laurie

Starring: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 December 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
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Facts:
  • Mookie Blaylock sets NBA record of 13 steals in a game.
  • Rollermania at Madison Square Garden, Eastern Express beats Midwest Pioneers.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 12, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

The Bonfire Of The Vanities

By: Tom Wolfe

Vintage Tom Wolfe, The Bonfire of the Vanities, the #1 bestseller that will forever define late-twentieth-century New York style. "No one has portrayed New York Society this accurately and devastatingly since Edith Wharton" (The National Review)“A page-turner .

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Heaven And Hell

By: John Jakes

The bestselling saga that has sold more than 5 million copies.The books that inspired the smash-hit television miniseries.Beautifully repackaged for the Dutton hardcover release of On Secret Service--John Jakes's long-awaited return

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Time Flies

By: Bill Cosby

WE'RE ALL GETTING OLDER,AND BILL COSBY KEEPS GETTING BETTERAmerica's best-loved humorist, media personality and bestselling author now brings his unique warmth, wisdom and wit to a subject common to all: aging.

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Chronicle Of The 20Th Century

By: Clifton Daniel

There's never been anything like it. Imagine being able to sweep your eyes over the incredible riches and excitement of our century as reported in the important" News of the Day"

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cleopatra no Mahō

Cleopatra no Mahō

Platform: Family Computer Disk System

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Square

The Eternal Dagger

The Eternal Dagger

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure, Role-Playing, Strategy

Publisher: Strategic Simulations

Combat School

Combat School

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Sinclair ZX Spectrum

Genre: Track and Field

Publisher: Konami

Dungeon Master

Dungeon Master

Platform: Amiga, Apple IIGS,[3] Atari ST, MS-DOS (x86), SNES, TurboGrafx-CD, Sharp X68000, PC-9801, FM Towns

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: FTL Games Victor Interactive Software (X68000)

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?

Lady and the Tramp

Studio: The Walt Disney Company

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Radio Days

Studio: Orion Pictures

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River's Edge

Studio: Home Box Office

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Raising Arizona

Studio: 20th Century Fox

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Tough Guys

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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