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Saturday August 22, 1987

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 22, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Leonardo Moracci and Uhaa Nation. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Who's That Girl by Madonna. In UK La Bamba by Los Lobos was in the top 5 hits. The Dead, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Spycatcher by Peter Wright 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 Fantasy Zone: The Maze or Getsu Fūma Den.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 22 August 1987

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Movies

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

The Dead

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Anjelica Huston, Donal McCann, Helena Carroll, Cathleen Delany

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The Last of England

Directed by: Derek Jarman

Starring: Tilda Swinton, Spencer Leigh, 'Spring' Mark Adley, Gerrard McArthur

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Firehouse

Directed by: J. Christian Ingvordsen

Starring: Gianna Palminteri, Martha Peterson, Renee Raiford, Gideon Fountain

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Boyfriends and Girlfriends

Directed by: Éric Rohmer

Starring: Emmanuelle Chaulet, Sophie Renoir, Anne-Laure Meury, Eric Viellard

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Hamburger Hill

Directed by: John Irvin

Starring: Anthony Barrile, Michael Boatman, Don Cheadle, Michael Dolan

Country: United States

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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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Floyd on France

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Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 August 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
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Facts:
  • Nintendo releases The Legend of Zelda for the NES in North America.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 22, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

Spycatcher

By: Peter Wright

SpyCatcher: The Candid Autobiography of a Senior Intelligence Officer

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More Die Of Heartbreak

By: Saul Bellow

Kenneth Trachtenberg, the witty and eccentric narrator of More Die of Heartbreak, has left his native Paris for the Midwest.

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And A Voice To Sing With

By: Joan Baez

• The perfect time for a reissue: In October 2009, PBS will air a ninety-minute primetime special on Joan Baez as part of the Emmy Award-winning American Masters series.

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The Different Drum

By: M. Scott Peck

The popular lecturer and author of The Road Less Traveled challenges listeners to make the leap from individual growth and personal needs to the experience of true community and unconditional love.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Getsu Fūma Den

Getsu Fūma Den

Platform: Family Computer, Virtual Console, I-Revo

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: Konami

Bio Senshi Dan: Increaser to no Tatakai

Bio Senshi Dan: Increaser to no Tatakai

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action

Publisher: Jaleco

Hydrofool

Hydrofool

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Faster Than Light

Fantasy Zone: The Maze

Fantasy Zone: The Maze

Platform: Arcade, Sega Master System

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sega

Bubbler

Bubbler

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC MSX Commodore 64 (cancelled)

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Ultimate Play The Game

Home videos

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

Deadly Friend

Studio: Warner Bros.

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Three Amigos

Studio: Orion Pictures

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Top Gun

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

Studio: New Line Cinema

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The Golden Child

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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