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Thursday August 13, 1987

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 13, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Srabanti Chatterjee and Pepe Diokno. In that special week of August people in US were listening to I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For by U2. In UK La Bamba by Los Lobos was in the top 5 hits. Boyfriends and Girlfriends, directed by Éric Rohmer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Love, Medicine & Miracles by Bernie S. Siegel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching G-Force: Guardians of Space. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Metal Gear or Battleships (video game).
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What the sky looked like on 13 August 1987

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Movies

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

Boyfriends and Girlfriends

Directed by: Éric Rohmer

Starring: Emmanuelle Chaulet, Sophie Renoir, Anne-Laure Meury, Eric Viellard

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Hamburger Hill

Directed by: John Irvin

Starring: Anthony Barrile, Michael Boatman, Don Cheadle, Michael Dolan

Country: United States

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End of the Line

Directed by: Jay Russell

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Bob Balaban, Barbara Barrie, Michael Beach

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Blindside

Directed by: Paul Lynch

Starring: Harvey Keitel, Lori Hallier, Lolita Davidovich, Michael Rudder

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No Way Out

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

Starring: Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman, Sean Young, Will Patton

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

G-Force: Guardians of Space

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Fridolin

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Vietnam War Story

Night Network

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 August 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
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Facts:
  • Cards outfield sets record of no putouts in a 4-2 in 13 inning

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 13, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

Love, Medicine & Miracles

By: Bernie S. Siegel

Unconditional love is the most powerful stimulant of the immune system. The truth is: love heals. Miracles happen to exceptional patients every day - patients who have the courage to love, those who have the courage to work with their ...

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Cultural Literacy

By: E. D. Hirsch Jr

In this forceful manifesto, Hirsch argues that children in the U.S. are being deprived of the basic knowledge that would enable them to function in contemporary society.

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Fine Things

By: Danielle Steel

Smart, likable, Bernie Fine was the wonder boy of Wolff's, New York's most glamorous department store. A senior VP moving up, he arrives in San Fransisco to open a West Coast store.

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Heiress

By: Janet Dailey

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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

American Speedway

American Speedway

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Enerdyne Technologies

Metal Gear

Metal Gear

Platform: MSX2 Microsoft Windows OS X PlayStation PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4 PlayStation Portable PlayStation Vita Xbox Xbox 360 Xbox One GameCube Game Boy Color Nintendo Entertainment System Nin

Genre: Action-adventure, stealth

Publisher: Konami

Battleships (video game)

Battleships (video game)

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Amiga

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Elite

Card Sharks

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: playing cards

Publisher: Accolade, inc.

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Gauntlet (NES)

Gauntlet (NES)

Platform: NES

Genre: Hack and slash, dungeon crawl

Publisher: Tengen

Home videos

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

Lady and the Tramp

Studio: The Walt Disney Company

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Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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Three Amigos

Studio: Orion Pictures

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Crocodile Dundee

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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Tough Guys

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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