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Sunday 13 December 1987

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 13, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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 Legacy by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Die Hausmeisterin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alex Kidd BMX Trial or The Curse of Sherwood.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 13 December 1987

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Movies

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

Good Morning, Vietnam

Directed by: Barry Levinson

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

Country: United States

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A Better Tomorrow II

Directed by: John Woo

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

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Opera

Directed by: Dario Argento

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

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Overboard

Directed by: Garry Marshall

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

Country: United States

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Ironweed

Directed by: Hector Babenco

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

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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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A Bit of Fry and Laurie

Starring: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 December 1987 ?

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
  • In the Irish calendar the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following the Feast of Saint Lucy were observed as Quarter tense.
Famous Birthdays:
  • James Eagan Holmes
  • Michael Socha: Movie Actor.
  • James Holmes: American mass murder suspect, awaiting trial for a mass shooting in an Aurora, Colorado movie theater during a showing of "Batman: The Dark Knight Rises" on 20 July 2012.
See other famous people born on 13 December
Facts:
  • Browns set club record for most points scored in a quarter, 28
  • Belgium Christian Democrats (CVP) lose parliamentary election.

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Sport Games on 13 December 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
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 13, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Legacy

By: James A. Michener

In this sweeping novel inspired by the Iran-Contra affair, master storyteller James A. Michener conjures the triumphs and tragedies of one family and their dynamic role in the history of the

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Chronicle Of The 20Th Century

By: Clifton Daniel

There's never been anything like it. Imagine being able to sweep your eyes over the incredible riches and excitement of our century as reported in the important" News of the Day"

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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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The Great Depression Of 1990

By: Ravi Batra

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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cleopatra no Mahō

Cleopatra no Mahō

Platform: Family Computer Disk System

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Square

The Curse of Sherwood

The Curse of Sherwood

Platform: Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Mastertronic

Avengers

Avengers

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Capcom

Gee Bee Air Rally

Gee Bee Air Rally

Platform: C64, Amiga, Amstrad CPC ZX Spectrum

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Activision

Alex Kidd BMX Trial

Alex Kidd BMX Trial

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sega

Home videos

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

Creepshow 2

Studio: New World Pictures

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Ruthless People

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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84 Charing Cross Road

Studio: Columbia Pictures

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An American Tail

Studio: Universal Pictures

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The Three Caballeros

Studio: The Walt Disney Company

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