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Saturday August 15, 1987

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position 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 Witness To A Century by George Seldes 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 La abadía del crimen or Escape from Singe's Castle.
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What the sky looked like on 15 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 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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 15, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Witness To A Century

By: George Seldes

"This extraordinary book . . . is a reminder . . . of the sins of suppression and untruth that have been and can be committed in the name of American

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The Prince Of Tides

By: Pat Conroy

PAT CONROY has created a huge, brash thunderstorm of a novel, stinging with honesty and resounding with drama. Spanning forty years, this is the story of turbulent Tom Wingo, his gifted

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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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Patriot Games

By: Tom Clancy

From Tom Clancy, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Ryan novels--including his latest blockbusters Command Authority and Threat Vector--comes a gripping story of the Ryan family under

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Falsion

Falsion

Platform: Famicom Disk System

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Konami

Black Tiger

Black Tiger

Platform: Arcade / Various

Genre: Hack and slash, Platform game

Publisher: Capcom

Escape from Singe's Castle

Escape from Singe's Castle

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

Publisher: Software Projects (8 bit), Readysoft (16 bit)

Hades Nebula

Hades Nebula

Platform: Atari ST Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up

La abadía del crimen

La abadía del crimen

Platform: Amstrad CPC, MSX, PC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Opera Soft

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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84 Charing Cross Road

Studio: Columbia Pictures

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Heartbreak Ridge

Studio: Warner Bros.

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Top Gun

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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An American Tail

Studio: Universal Pictures

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