Sunday December 13, 1987

US date format: 12/13/1987, UK date format: 13/12/1987

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It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 13, 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 James Eagan Holmes and Michael Socha. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Faith by George Michael. In UK Always On My Mind by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Good Morning, Vietnam, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Seven Stories Of Christmas Love by Leo Buscaglia was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Finders Keepers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fire Power or La abadía del crimen.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Good Morning, Vietnam

Good Morning, Vietnam

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker, Tung Thanh Tran, Chintara Sukapatana

Country: United States of America

A Better Tomorrow II

A Better Tomorrow II

Directed by: John Woo

Starring: Leslie Cheung, Yun-Fat Chow, Lung Ti, Dean Shek

Opera

Opera

Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: Cristina Marsillach, Ian Charleson, Urbano Barberini, Daria Nicolodi

Overboard

Overboard

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Edward Herrmann, Katherine Helmond

Country: United States of America

Ironweed

Ironweed

Directed by: Hector Babenco

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Meryl Streep, Carroll Baker, Michael O'Keefe

history

Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
  • R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
  • Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
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Events

  • Belgium Christian Democrats (CVP) lose parliamentary election.

Famous Birthday

Sport Games on December 13, 1987

Sport Games on December 13, 1987


NFL

American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - Los Angeles Rams : 0 - 33
  • Buffalo Bills - Indianapolis Colts : 27 - 3
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Cleveland Browns : 24 - 38
  • Dallas Cowboys - Washington Redskins : 20 - 24
  • Denver Broncos - Seattle Seahawks : 21 - 28
See all American Football game results of December 13, 1987

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

A Bit of Fry and Laurie

A Bit of Fry and Laurie

Starring: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Hals über Kopf

Hals über Kopf

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Seven Stories Of Christmas Love by Leo Buscaglia

Seven Stories Of Christmas Love

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This holiday classic contains personal stories based on Christmas memories. Five of the stories appeared originally in Woman's Day magazine, which initiated a tradition of printing an annual Buscaglia Christmas story

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.

The Great Depression Of 1990 by Ravi Batra

The Great Depression Of 1990

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From Jacket Flap: Startling in its revelations, bold in its predictions, and overwhelmingly convincing in the evidence it offers, "The Great Depression of 1990" demonstrates that we are headed toward an

Misery by Stephen King

Misery

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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.

Kaleidoscope by Danielle Steel

Kaleidoscope

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When a beautiful young Frenchwoman and a brilliant American actor meet in wartime Paris, their love begins like a fairy tale but ends in tragedy. Suddenly orphaned, their three children are cruelly separated.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Getsu Fūma Den

Getsu Fūma Den

Platform: Family Computer, Virtual Console, I-Revo

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: Konami

Galactic Trader

Galactic Trader

Platform: OpenVMS

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: self-published

Fire Power

Fire Power

Platform: Amiga, Apple IIGS, DOS, Atari ST, Commodore 64, WebTV

Genre: Action

Publisher: MicroIllusions

La abadía del crimen

La abadía del crimen

Platform: Amstrad CPC, MSX, PC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Opera Soft

Guerrilla War

Guerrilla War

Platform: Arcade, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, NES, ZX Spectrum, Playstation Network

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: SNK


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