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Tuesday May 12, 1987

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 12, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chris Pontius (soccer) and Mike Iupati. In that special week of May people in US were listening to With Or Without You by U2. In UK Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship was in the top 5 hits. Summer Heat, directed by Michie Gleason, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Windmills Of The Gods by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sweet Surrender. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 221B Baker Street or Combat School.
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What the sky looked like on 12 May 1987

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Movies

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

Summer Heat

Directed by: Michie Gleason

Starring: Lori Singer, Anthony Edwards, Bruce Abbott, Kathy Bates

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Intervista

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Sergio Rubini, Antonella Ponziani, Maurizio Mein, Paola Liguori

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Beverly Hills Cop II

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, Jürgen Prochnow, Ronny Cox

Country: United States

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Dark Age

Directed by: Arch Nicholson

Starring: John Jarratt, Nikki Coghill, Max Phipps, Burnham Burnham

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Ernest Goes to Camp

Directed by: John R. Cherry III

Starring: Jim Varney, Victoria Racimo, John Vernon, Iron Eyes Cody

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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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Moskito - Nichts sticht besser!

The Victorian House

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 May 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
  • Saint Modoald
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 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 ?

Windmills Of The Gods

By: Sidney Sheldon

She's on the glinting edge of East-West confrontation, a beautiful and accomplished scholar who has suddenly become our newest ambassador to an Iron Curtain country, a woman who is about to

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The Fatal Shore

By: Robert Hughes

The history of the birth of Australia which came out of the suffereing and brutality of England's infamous convict transportation system.

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Guardians Of The West

By: David Eddings

A sequel to THE BELGARIAD, Garion has slain the evil God Torak, and fulfilled the prophecy. But suddenly another prophecy is foretold.

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Winter Hawk

By: Craig Thomas

Soft cover; Very Good; Dust Jacket -Very Good; Advanced reading copy, unread, fine shiny wrappers. Slipcase. Mitchell Gant, super pilot, infiltrates Russia by helicopter to avert a world crisis.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Agent Orange

Agent Orange

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up, strategy

Publisher: A&F Software

Combat School

Combat School

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

Genre: Track and Field

Publisher: Konami

Global Commander

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Martech, Datasoft

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221B Baker Street

221B Baker Street

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

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Datasoft

Higemaru Makaijima

Higemaru Makaijima

Platform: NES/Famicom, MSX2, mobile phones

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Capcom

Home videos

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

Heartbreak Ridge

Studio: Warner Bros.

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Raising Arizona

Studio: 20th Century Fox

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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The Color of Money

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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Tough Guys

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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