Sunday July 12, 1987

US date format: 7/12/1987, UK date format: 12/7/1987

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 12, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. 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 Grand Prix Construction Set or The Astonishing Adventures Of Mr Weems And The She Vampires.
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Historical Events

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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).
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Events

  • 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

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Movies

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Wish You Were Here

Wish You Were Here

Directed by: David Leland

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

Summer School

Summer School

Directed by: Carl Reiner

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

Country: United States of America

Love Rites

Love Rites

Directed by: Walerian Borowczyk

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

Superman IV: The Quest for Peace

Superman IV: The Quest for Peace

Directed by: Sidney J. Furie

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

Country: United States of America

Sien nui yau wan

Sien nui yau wan

Directed by: Siu-Tung Ching

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

TV Series

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Fridolin

Fridolin

Adventurer

Adventurer

Hard Knocks

Hard Knocks

A mellor tv do mundo

A mellor tv do mundo

Dennis O'Neill

Dennis O'Neill

Days to next July 12

If July 12, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 2 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 18 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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More Die Of Heartbreak by Saul Bellow

More Die Of Heartbreak

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Kenneth Trachtenberg, the witty and eccentric narrator of More Die of Heartbreak, has left his native Paris for the Midwest.

Heiress by Janet Dailey

Heiress

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In Heiress, two sisters meet at the funeral of one of the most prestigious men in the country, Dean Lawson, their father.

Empire by Gore Vidal

Empire

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"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

The Great Depression Of 1990 by Ravi Batra

The Great Depression Of 1990

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From Jacket Flap: Startling in its revelations, bold in its predictions, and overwhelmingly convincing in the evidence it offers, "The Great Depression of 1990" demonstrates that we are headed toward an

Life And Death In Shanghai by Nien Cheng

Life And Death In Shanghai

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A first-hand account of China's cultural revolution. Nien Cheng, an anglophile and fluent English-speaker who worked for Shell in Shanghai under Mao, was put under house arrest by Red Guards in

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Digital Devil Story: Megami Tensei

Digital Devil Story: Megami Tensei

Platform: Famicom, Super Famicom

Genre: Role-playing, horror

Publisher: Namcot

Amegas

Amegas

Platform: Amiga

Publisher: reLINE Software

Grand Prix Construction Set

Grand Prix Construction Set

Platform: BBC Micro

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Superior Software/Acornsoft

The Astonishing Adventures Of Mr Weems And The She Vampires

The Astonishing Adventures Of Mr Weems And The She Vampires

Platform: Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC ZX Spectrum

Genre: Maze / Shooter game

Publisher: Piranha

Bubble Ghost

Bubble Ghost

Platform: Atari ST, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, DOS, Apple IIGS, Game Boy

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: ERE Informatique (France) Infogrames (UK, Europe) Accolade (USA) Pony Canyon (Japan)


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