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Wednesday September 16, 1987

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 16, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Laura Dundovic and Christina Schmidt. In that special week of September people in US were listening to I Just Can't Stop Loving You by Michael Jackson. In UK Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley was in the top 5 hits. Housekeeping, directed by Bill Forsyth, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Love, Medicine & Miracles by Bernie S. Siegel 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 Esper Dream or Galaga '88.
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What the sky looked like on 16 September 1987

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Movies

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

Housekeeping

Directed by: Bill Forsyth

Starring: Christine Lahti, Sara Walker, Andrea Burchill, Anne Pitoniak

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Crazy Love

Directed by: Dominique Deruddere

Starring: Josse De Pauw, Geert Hunaerts, Michael Pas, Gene Bervoets

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Faceless

Directed by: Jesús Franco

Starring: Helmut Berger, Brigitte Lahaie, Telly Savalas, Christopher Mitchum

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Promised Land

Directed by: Michael Hoffman

Starring: Jason Gedrick, Kiefer Sutherland, Meg Ryan, Tracy Pollan

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Rolling Vengeance

Directed by: Steven Hilliard Stern

Starring: Don Michael Paul, Lawrence Dane, Ned Beatty, Lisa Howard

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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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Universum

Starring: Otto Clemens

Country: Austria

Pulaski: The TV Detective

Written by: Roy Clarke

Starring: David Andrews, Caroline Langrishe, Kate Harper, Rolf Saxon

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 September 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
  • Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
  • In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
  • Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • The Montreal Protocol is signed to protect the ozone layer from depletion.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 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 ?

Love, Medicine & Miracles

By: Bernie S. Siegel

Unconditional love is the most powerful stimulant of the immune system. The truth is: love heals. Miracles happen to exceptional patients every day - patients who have the courage to love, those who have the courage to work with their ...

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Legacy

By: James A. Michener

In this sweeping novel inspired by the Iran-Contra affair, master storyteller James A. Michener conjures the triumphs and tragedies of one family and their dynamic role in the history of the

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The Songlines

By: Bruce Chatwin

Bruce Chatwin-author of In Patagonia-ventures into the desolate land of Outback Australia to learn the meaning of the Aborginals' ancient "Dreaming-tracks."

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Team Yankee

By: Harold Coyle

A realistic depiction of World War III combat follows Captain Sean Bannion and the tank soldiers of Team Yankee as they battle the Russian invasion force, from Hill 214

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Exzisus

Exzisus

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: JP Taito; WW TAD

Galaga '88

Galaga '88

Platform: Arcade, PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16, Game Gear, X68000, Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP/NA/EU Namco; JP Micomsoft; NA Atari Games; NA NEC

American Speedway

American Speedway

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Enerdyne Technologies

Esper Dream

Esper Dream

Platform: Family Computer Disk System, Virtual Console, mobile phones

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Konami

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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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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Tin Men

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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Radio Days

Studio: Orion Pictures

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River's Edge

Studio: Home Box Office

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Tough Guys

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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