Thursday November 12, 1987

US date format: 11/12/1987, UK date format: 12/11/1987

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 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 Cathy Nguyen and Jason Day. In that special week of November people in US were listening to I Think We're Alone Now by Tiffany. In UK China In Your Hand by T'Pau was in the top 5 hits. 3 Men and a Baby, directed by Leonard Nimoy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Finders Keepers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Combat School or Hi no Tori Hououhen: Gaou no Bouken.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
  • Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
  • National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
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Events

  • Teddy & Alice opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 77 performances
  • Heavy snow closes schools from Washington DC to Maine.

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Movies

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3 Men and a Baby

3 Men and a Baby

Directed by: Leonard Nimoy

Starring: Tom Selleck, Steve Guttenberg, Ted Danson, Nancy Travis

Country: United States of America

Flowers in the Attic

Flowers in the Attic

Directed by: Jeffrey Bloom

Starring: Louise Fletcher, Victoria Tennant, Kristy Swanson, Jeb Stuart Adams

Country: United States of America

Hearts of Fire

Hearts of Fire

Directed by: Richard Marquand

Starring: Bob Dylan, Fiona, Rupert Everett, Julian Glover

Teen Wolf Too

Teen Wolf Too

Directed by: Christopher Leitch

Starring: Jason Bateman, Kim Darby, John Astin, Paul Sand

Bagdad Cafe

Bagdad Cafe

Directed by: Percy Adlon

Starring: Marianne Sägebrecht, CCH Pounder, Jack Palance, Christine Kaufmann

TV Series

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Finders Keepers

Finders Keepers

Directed by: Bryan Carberry

Anime san jushi

Anime san jushi

Directed by: Keiji Hayakawa

Worzel Gummidge Down Under

Worzel Gummidge Down Under

Frank's Place

Frank's Place

Written by:

Directed by: Helaine Head

Starring: Tim Reid, Robert Harper, Daphne Reid, Francesca P. Roberts

Country: United States of America

Super Dave

Super Dave

Days to next November 12

If November 12, 1987 is your birthday you're 32 years, 10 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 24 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Leaving Home by Garrison Keillor

Leaving Home

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In the first collection of Lake Wobegon monologues, Keillor tells readers more about some of the people from Lake Wobegon Days and introduces some new faces.

Sarum by Edward Rutherfurd

Sarum

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A masterpiece that is breathtaking in its scope, SARUM is an epic novel that traces the entire turbulent course of English history.

Thriving On Chaos by Tom Peters

Thriving On Chaos

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The national bestseller that offers prescriptions for an economic world turned upside down. A New York Times bestseller for eleven months.

Beloved by Toni Morrison

Beloved

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Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby.

Freedom by William Safire

Freedom

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In this novel of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War, Safire explores the dilemma of how much freedom must be denied individuals to protect the freedom of all.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Amaurote

Amaurote

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari 800/XL/XE, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum, Electronika BK 0011M

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Mastertronic

Combat School

Combat School

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

Genre: Track and Field

Publisher: Konami

Hi no Tori Hououhen: Gaou no Bouken

Hi no Tori Hououhen: Gaou no Bouken

Platform: Famicom

Genre: Action

Publisher: Konami

Street Fighter

Street Fighter

Platform: Arcade, various home systems

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Capcom

Invade-a-Load

Invade-a-Load

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Shooter


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