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Friday 16 October 1987

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 16, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Seungho (singer) and Nicholas Massa. 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 An American Childhood by Annie Dillard was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Anime san jushi. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Deathlord or After Burner II.
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What the sky looked like on 16 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

Pursuit of Happiness

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 October 1987 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Dana Suesse: songwriter ("You Ought to be in Pictures"), dies at age 75.
Facts:
  • 338,500,000 shares traded on New York stock exchange (record)
  • Dow Jones for 1st time falls more than 100 pts (108.35)
  • Mike Tyson TKOs Tyrell Biggs in 7 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 175-kph winds cause blackout in London and much of southern England.
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average for the first time falls more than 100 points.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 16, 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 ?

An American Childhood

By: Annie Dillard

A book that instantly captured the hearts of readers across the country, An American Childhood is Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annie Dillard's poignant, vivid memoir of growing up in Pittsburgh in the

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Weep No More, My Lady

By: Mary Higgins Clark

Elizabeth Lange has arrived at Cypress Point Spa in Pebble Beach, California, weary of heart and soul. Still grieving for her beloved sister, a famous actress who plunged to her death

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Hot Flashes

By: Barbara Raskin

Hot Flashes, by Raskin, Barbara

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Leaving Home

By: Garrison Keillor

In the first collection of Lake Wobegon monologues, Keillor tells readers more about some of the people from Lake Wobegon Days and introduces some new faces.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Deathlord

Platform: Commodore 64 Apple II

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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The Curse of Sherwood

Platform: Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Mastertronic

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Batty

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Action

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Ballerburg

Platform: Atari ST

Genre: Artillery game

Publisher: Eckhard Kruse

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After Burner II

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS, NES/Famicom, Sharp X68000, Mega Drive/Genesis, PC Engine, Sega Saturn, PlayStation 2

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Sega

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Home videos

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

Radio Days

Studio: Orion Pictures

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Heartbreak Ridge

Studio: Warner Bros.

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Lethal Weapon

Studio: Warner Bros.

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The Color of Money

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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Raising Arizona

Studio: 20th Century Fox

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