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Thursday October 15, 1987

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 15, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Yekaterina Lisina and Samy Amimour. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Lost In Emotion by Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam. In UK You Win Again by The Bee Gees was in the top 5 hits. Fatal Beauty, directed by Tom Holland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while The Great Depression Of 1990 by Ravi Batra was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Anime san jushi. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Captain America in: The Doom Tube of Dr. Megalomann or Indoor Sports.
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What the sky looked like on 15 October 1987

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Movies

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

Fatal Beauty

Directed by: Tom Holland

Starring: Whoopi Goldberg, Sam Elliott, Rubén Blades, Harris Yulin

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Aenigma

Directed by: Lucio Fulci

Starring: Jared Martin, Lara Lamberti, Ulli Reinthaler, Sophie d'Aulan

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Big Bad Mama II

Directed by: Jim Wynorski

Starring: Angie Dickinson, Robert Culp, Danielle Brisebois, Julie McCullough

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Kiss Daddy Goodnight

Directed by: Peter Ily Huemer

Starring: Uma Thurman, Paul Dillon, Paul Richards, Steve Buscemi

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The Killing Time

Directed by: Rick King

Starring: Beau Bridges, Kiefer Sutherland, Wayne Rogers, Joe Don Baker

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TV Series

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

Anime san jushi

Directed by: Keiji Hayakawa

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Worzel Gummidge Down Under

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G-Force: Guardians of Space

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Dispatches

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 October 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
  • Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
  • French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Famous Deaths:
  • Thomas Sankara: Burkinabé captain and politician 5th President of Burkina Faso (d. 1987).
Facts:
  • Late Nite Comic opens at Ritz Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • 6th Belgium government of Martens falls
  • Coup in Burkina Faso, President Sankara dies
  • NFL Players Association orders an end to the 24-day strike.
  • The Great Storm of 1987 hits France and England.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 15, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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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The New Breed

By: W. E. B. Griffin

From the blistering jungles of Vietnam to the far-flung battlefields of the African Congo, they faced the turmoil of a new era.

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Time Flies

By: Bill Cosby

WE'RE ALL GETTING OLDER,AND BILL COSBY KEEPS GETTING BETTERAmerica's best-loved humorist, media personality and bestselling author now brings his unique warmth, wisdom and wit to a subject common to all: aging.

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Freedom

By: William Safire

In this novel of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War, Safire explores the dilemma of how much freedom must be denied individuals to protect the freedom of all.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battle of Britain

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Personal Software Services

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Indoor Sports

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Commodore 64, Commodore Plus/4, DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Mindscape (US) Databyte, Advance, Tynesoft (EU)

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The 3-D Battles of WorldRunner

The 3-D Battles of WorldRunner

Platform: Family Computer Disk System, Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Third-Person Rail Shooter Platformer

Publisher: JP Disc Original Group; NA Acclaim Entertainment

Devilman

Devilman

Genre: Action, horror fiction

Captain America in: The Doom Tube of Dr. Megalomann

Captain America in: The Doom Tube of Dr. Megalomann

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

Genre: Action

Publisher: Go!

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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Creepshow 2

Studio: New World Pictures

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The Wraith

Studio: Orion Pictures

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

Studio: New Line Cinema

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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