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Tuesday November 17, 1987

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 17, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kat Deluna and Gemma Spofforth. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Mony Mony Live by Billy Idol. In UK China In Your Hand by T'Pau was in the top 5 hits. Moonstruck, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Patriot Games by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Die Hausmeisterin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing APB or I, Ball.
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What the sky looked like on 17 November 1987

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Movies

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

Moonstruck

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Cher, Nicolas Cage, Olympia Dukakis, Danny Aiello

Country: United States

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Cobra Verde

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Klaus Kinski, King Ampaw, José Lewgoy, Salvatore Basile

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Flowers in the Attic

Directed by: Jeffrey Bloom

Starring: Louise Fletcher, Victoria Tennant, Kristy Swanson, Jeb Stuart Adams

Country: United States

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Hearts of Fire

Directed by: Richard Marquand

Starring: Bob Dylan, Fiona, Rupert Everett, Julian Glover

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Teen Wolf Too

Directed by: Christopher Leitch

Starring: Jason Bateman, Kim Darby, John Astin, Paul Sand

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TV Series

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

Die Hausmeisterin

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Finders Keepers

Directed by: Bryan Carberry

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Anime san jushi

Directed by: Keiji Hayakawa

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Worzel Gummidge Down Under

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Rahan - Fils des âges farouches

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 November 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
  • Life Day
  • International Students Day
  • R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
  • Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Facts:
  • George Bell is 1st Blue Jay ever to win the AL MVP
  • In the Gulf of Alaska, a magnitude 7.2 earthquake occurs.
  • The King's Cross fire on the London Underground kills 31.
  • Iran-Contra affair: U.S. Senate and House panels release reports charging President Ronald Reagan with 'ultimate responsibility' for the affair.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 17, 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 ?

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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Presumed Innocent

By: Scott Turow

Hailed as the most suspenseful and compelling novel in decades, PRESUMED INNOCENT brings to life our worst nightmare: that of an ordinary citizen facing conviction for the most terrible of all

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Hot Flashes

By: Barbara Raskin

Hot Flashes, by Raskin, Barbara

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Misery

By: Stephen King

The #1 national bestseller about a famous novelist held hostage by his “number one fan” and suffering a frightening case of writer’s block—that could prove fatal.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

APB

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vehicular combat

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I, Ball

I, Ball

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Firebird Software

Butasan

Butasan

Platform: Arcade, Sega Mega Drive, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, MSX, Amstrad CPC, Sharp X68000, PS4

Genre: action

Publisher: Jaleco

Final Assault

Final Assault

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

Publisher: Infogrames

Barbarian: The Ultimate Warrior

Barbarian: The Ultimate Warrior

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Palace Software (Europe), Epyx (North America)

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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Ruthless People

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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Top Gun

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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The Color of Money

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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The Golden Child

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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