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Sunday December 20, 1987

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 20, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Taliana Vargas and Ronan Farrow. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Faith by George Michael. In UK Always On My Mind by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Bad Taste, directed by Peter Jackson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Beloved by Toni Morrison was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Die Hausmeisterin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ai Senshi Nicol or Black Tiger.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 20 December 1987

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Movies

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

Bad Taste

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Terry Potter, Pete O'Herne, Craig Smith, Mike Minett

Country: United States

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Hell High

Directed by: Douglas Grossman

Starring: Maureen Mooney, Christopher Stryker, Christopher Cousins, Millie Prezioso

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Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama

Directed by: David DeCoteau

Starring: Andras Jones, Linnea Quigley, Robin Stille, Hal Havins

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Good Morning, Vietnam

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker, Tung Thanh Tran, Chintara Sukapatana

Country: United States

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A Better Tomorrow II

Directed by: John Woo

Starring: Leslie Cheung, Yun-Fat Chow, Lung Ti, Dean Shek

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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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Malgudi Days

Starring: Master Manjunath, Raghuram Sitaram, Rohit Srinath, Girish Karnad

Country: India

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 December 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
  • Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 20 December
Facts:
  • Nuts with Barbra Striesand premieres
  • Dona Paz ferry sinks after crash with oil tanker Vector, 4386 die
  • Nancy Lopez / Miller Barber wins LPGA Mazda Golf Championship
  • 76th Davis Cup: Sweden beats India in Gothenburg (5-0).
  • History's worst peacetime sea disaster, when the passenger ferry Dona Paz sinks after colliding with the oil tanker Vector 1 in the Tablas Strait in the Philippines, killing an estimated 4,000 people (1,749 official).

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Sport Games on 20 December 1987

NFL
American Football
  • Cleveland Browns - Los Angeles Raiders : 24 - 17
  • Indianapolis Colts - San Diego Chargers : 20 - 7
  • Minnesota Vikings - Detroit Lions : 17 - 14
  • New England Patriots - Buffalo Bills : 13 - 7
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 20, 1987 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on December 20, 1987 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Beloved

By: Toni Morrison

Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby.

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A Man Rides Through

By: Stephen R. Donaldson

In The Mirror of Her Dreams, the dazzling first volume of Mordant’s Need, New York Times bestselling author Stephen R. Donaldson introduced us to the richly imagined world of Mordant, where

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Kaleidoscope

By: Danielle Steel

When a beautiful young Frenchwoman and a brilliant American actor meet in wartime Paris, their love begins like a fairy tale but ends in tragedy. Suddenly orphaned, their three children are cruelly separated.

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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 ?

Demon Stalkers: The Raid on Doomfane

Demon Stalkers: The Raid on Doomfane

Platform: Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Action, role-playing video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Bad Street Brawler

Bad Street Brawler

Platform: Amiga, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, NES

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Mindscape Inc.

Deathlord

Deathlord

Platform: Commodore 64 Apple II

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Black Tiger

Black Tiger

Platform: Arcade / Various

Genre: Hack and slash, Platform game

Publisher: Capcom

Ai Senshi Nicol

Ai Senshi Nicol

Platform: Family Computer Disk System NES Mobile Phones

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Konami

Home videos

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

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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Harry and the Hendersons

Studio: Universal Pictures

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Heartbreak Ridge

Studio: Warner Bros.

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The Three Caballeros

Studio: The Walt Disney Company

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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