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Sunday July 12, 1987

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 12, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Matthew Mdot Finley and Renee Phoenix. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Alone by Heart. In UK It's A Sin by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Wish You Were Here, directed by David Leland, 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 Fridolin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gauntlet (NES) or Higemaru Makaijima.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 12 July 1987

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Movies

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

Wish You Were Here

Directed by: David Leland

Starring: Emily Lloyd, Trudi Cavanagh, Clare Clifford, Barbara Durkin

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Summer School

Directed by: Carl Reiner

Starring: Mark Harmon, Kirstie Alley, Robin Thomas, Patrick Labyorteaux

Country: United States

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Love Rites

Directed by: Walerian Borowczyk

Starring: Marina Pierro, Mathieu Carrière, Josy Bernard, Isabelle Tinard

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Superman IV: The Quest for Peace

Directed by: Sidney J. Furie

Starring: Christopher Reeve, Gene Hackman, Margot Kidder, Jackie Cooper

Country: United States

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Sien nui yau wan

Directed by: Siu-Tung Ching

Starring: Leslie Cheung, Joey Wang, Wu Ma, Wai Lam

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TV Series

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

Fridolin

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Adventurer

Hard Knocks

Dennis O'Neill

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 July 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
  • Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
  • Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
  • Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
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Facts:
  • 15th du Maurier Golf Classic: Jody Rosenthal
  • 1st time in 20 years a delegation from USSR lands in Israel
  • 50 white South Africans meets ANCers in Dakar
  • 8th US Seniors Golf Open: Gary Player
  • Phillies Kent Tekulve pitches his 900th game in relief

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 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 ?

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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Weep No More, My Lady

By: Mary Higgins Clark

Elizabeth Lange has arrived at Cypress Point Spa in Pebble Beach, California, weary of heart and soul. Still grieving for her beloved sister, a famous actress who plunged to her death

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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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Pale Kings And Princes

By: Robert B. Parker

"Like Philip Marlowe, Spenser is a man of honor in a dishonorable world. When he says he will do something, it is done.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Graham Gooch's All Star Cricket

Graham Gooch's All Star Cricket

Platform: C64, C128

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Audiogenic

The Guild of Thieves

The Guild of Thieves

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Acorn Archimedes, Atari ST, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, Apple Macintosh, Sinclair Spectrum

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Rainbird Software

Grand Prix Construction Set

Grand Prix Construction Set

Platform: BBC Micro

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Superior Software/Acornsoft

Higemaru Makaijima

Higemaru Makaijima

Platform: NES/Famicom, MSX2, mobile phones

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Capcom

Gauntlet (NES)

Gauntlet (NES)

Platform: NES

Genre: Hack and slash, dungeon crawl

Publisher: Tengen

Home videos

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

Tin Men

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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Raising Arizona

Studio: 20th Century Fox

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

Studio: New Line Cinema

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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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