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Monday 12 October 1987

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 12, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Daniil Simkin and Marvin Ogunjimi. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Lost In Emotion by Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam. In UK You Win Again by The Bee Gees was in the top 5 hits. Fatal Beauty, directed by Tom Holland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Leaving Home by Garrison Keillor was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Anime san jushi. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air Fortress or Basketball Challenge.
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What the sky looked like on 12 October 1987

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Movies

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

Fatal Beauty

Directed by: Tom Holland

Starring: Whoopi Goldberg, Sam Elliott, Rubén Blades, Harris Yulin

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Aenigma

Directed by: Lucio Fulci

Starring: Jared Martin, Lara Lamberti, Ulli Reinthaler, Sophie d'Aulan

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Big Bad Mama II

Directed by: Jim Wynorski

Starring: Angie Dickinson, Robert Culp, Danielle Brisebois, Julie McCullough

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Kiss Daddy Goodnight

Directed by: Peter Ily Huemer

Starring: Uma Thurman, Paul Dillon, Paul Richards, Steve Buscemi

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The Killing Time

Directed by: Rick King

Starring: Beau Bridges, Kiefer Sutherland, Wayne Rogers, Joe Don Baker

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TV Series

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

Anime san jushi

Directed by: Keiji Hayakawa

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Worzel Gummidge Down Under

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G-Force: Guardians of Space

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Dispatches

Pursuit of Happiness

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 October 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
  • French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
  • Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
  • Malawi - Mother's Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Philleo Nash: American anthropologist, government official and the 33rd Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin from 1959–1961 as a Democrat.
  • Alfred M Landon: former Kansas Governor, dies at his Topeka home at 100.
  • Alf Landon: American politician, Governor of Kansas January 1933 to January 1937.
Facts:
  • 21st Country Music Association Award: Hank William Jr wins
  • George Harrison releases Got My Mind Set On You
  • Oscar Arias (Costa Rican President) wins Nobel Peace Prize
  • Minnesota Twins beat Detroit Tigers for American League pennant.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 12, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Leaving Home

By: Garrison Keillor

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.

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Misery

By: Stephen King

The #1 national bestseller about a famous novelist held hostage by his “number one fan” and suffering a frightening case of writer’s block—that could prove fatal.

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Beloved

By: Toni Morrison

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.

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Veil

By: Bob Woodward

Veil is the story of the covert wars that were waged in Central America, Iran and Libya in a secretive atmosphere and became the centerpieces and eventual time bombs of American

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Air Fortress

Air Fortress

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: HAL Laboratory

NES Open Tournament Golf

Platform: NES/Famicom, Famicom Disk System, PlayChoice-10, Virtual Console (Wii, Nintendo 3DS (Ambassador and Public Version) and Wii U)

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Nintendo

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Street Fighter

Street Fighter

Platform: Arcade, various home systems

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Capcom

Gauntlet (NES)

Gauntlet (NES)

Platform: NES

Genre: Hack and slash, dungeon crawl

Publisher: Tengen

Basketball Challenge

Basketball Challenge

Platform: IBM micros and compatibles

Home videos

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

Big Trouble in Little China

Studio: 20th Century Fox

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Radio Days

Studio: Orion Pictures

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Creepshow 2

Studio: New World 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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