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Saturday August 15, 1987

US date format: 8/15/1987, UK date format: 15/8/1987

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 15, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include British Septuplets and Tim Tebow. 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 Dirk Gently'S Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas Adams 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 Airborne Ranger or Metal Gear.
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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 of America

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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 of America

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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 15 August 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
  • Acadie ? National Day
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Facts:
  • At Pan Am games in Indianapolis, USA and Cuba are tied with 2 outs in 9th, Ty Griffin HR, Cuba 1st loss in 20 years of Pan Am competition
  • US beats Cuba in the Pan-Am baseball.

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Books

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

Dirk Gently'S Holistic Detective Agency

By: Douglas Adams

From Douglas Adams, the legendary author of one of the most beloved science fiction novels of all time, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, comes a wildly inventive novel—in trade paperback

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The Timothy Files

By: Lawrence Sanders

Three novellas about private investigator Timothy Cone, whose business is other people’s business . . . and who believes that no crime should go unpunished Haldering & Co.,

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Communion

By: Whitley Strieber

Thus begins the most astonishing true-life odyssey ever recorded—one man's riveting account of his extraordinary experiences with visitors from “elsewhere” .

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Driller

Driller

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Incentive Software

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

Final Assault

Final Assault

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple IIgs, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum

Publisher: Infogrames

Airborne Ranger

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Stealth

Publisher: MicroProse

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Gary Lineker's Superstar Soccer

Gary Lineker's Superstar Soccer

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Traditional sports simulator

Home videos

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

Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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Harry and the Hendersons

Studio: Universal Pictures

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River's Edge

Studio: Home Box Office

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The Wraith

Studio: Orion Pictures

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Raising Arizona

Studio: 20th Century Fox

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