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Thursday 12 November 1987

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 12, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ludi Lin and Vinny Guadagnino. 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. Flowers in the Attic, directed by Jeffrey Bloom, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Patriot Games by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Die Hausmeisterin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Airball or Castlevania II: Simon's Quest.
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What the sky looked like on 12 November 1987

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Movies

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Flowers in the Attic

Directed by: Jeffrey Bloom

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

Country: United States

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Hearts of Fire

Directed by: Richard Marquand

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

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Teen Wolf Too

Directed by: Christopher Leitch

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

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Bagdad Cafe

Directed by: Percy Adlon

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

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The Running Man

Directed by: Paul Michael Glaser

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Conchita Alonso, Yaphet Kotto, Jim Brown

Country: United States

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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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Super Dave

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 November 1987 ?

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)
  • In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Roger Lewis: aviation executive (Lockheed, C Wright, Pan Am), dies at age 75.
  • Cornelis Vreeswijk: Dutch-Swedish singer-songwriter guitarist and actor (d. 1987).
Facts:
  • Teddy & Alice opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 77 performances
  • Heavy snow closes schools from Washington DC to Maine.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 12, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Patriot Games

By: Tom Clancy

From Tom Clancy, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Ryan novels--including his latest blockbusters Command Authority and Threat Vector--comes a gripping story of the Ryan family under

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Hot Flashes

By: Barbara Raskin

Hot Flashes, by Raskin, Barbara

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Straight On Till Morning

By: Mary S. Lovell

The New York Times bestseller: “Every page is filled with revelations, gossip and fascinating details about Markham.”―Diane Ackerman, The New York Times Book Review Born in England and raised in Kenya,

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Bluebeard

By: Kurt Vonnegut

Broad humor and bitter irony collide in this fictional autobiography of Rabo Karabekian, who, at age seventy-one, wants to be left alone on his Long Island estate with the secret he

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

3D Dotty

3D Dotty

Platform: BBC Micro, Acorn Electron

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Blue Ribbon

Castlevania II: Simon's Quest

Platform: Family Computer Disk System Nintendo Entertainment System Microsoft Windows

Genre: Platform-adventure

Publisher: Konami

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Genghis Khan

Platform: MSX, Nintendo Entertainment System, Amiga, MS-DOS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Koei

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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

Airball

Platform: Dragon 32/64, TRS-80 Color Computer, Atari ST, Amiga, Apple IIgs, MS-DOS, Atari 8-bit, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Microdeal

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Home videos

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

Deadly Friend

Studio: Warner Bros.

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Tin Men

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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River's Edge

Studio: Home Box Office

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Ruthless People

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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Crocodile Dundee

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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