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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 Hot Flashes by Barbara Raskin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Anime san jushi. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alex Kidd BMX Trial or Bonecruncher.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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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

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1987?

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

Hot Flashes

By: Barbara Raskin

Hot Flashes, by Raskin, Barbara

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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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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bonecruncher

Bonecruncher

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Commodore Amiga

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Superior Software

American Speedway

American Speedway

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Enerdyne Technologies

Combat School

Combat School

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Sinclair ZX Spectrum

Genre: Track and Field

Publisher: Konami

Ghost Hunters

Ghost Hunters

Platform: Amstrad CPC ZX Spectrum

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Codemasters

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?

Harry and the Hendersons

Studio: Universal Pictures

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River's Edge

Studio: Home Box Office

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84 Charing Cross Road

Studio: Columbia Pictures

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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Tough Guys

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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