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Wednesday December 23, 1987

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 23, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tatana Kucharova and Kevin Razy. 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 The National Geographic Society by C. D. B. Bryan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Die Hausmeisterin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 2400 A.D. or Firetrack.
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What the sky looked like on 23 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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 December 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
  • Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
  • Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
  • R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
  • Sweden - Birthday of Queen Silvia, an official flag day
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Facts:
  • Lynette Squeaky Fromme, serving a life sentence for attempted assassination of President Gerald R Ford escapes from Alderson Prison
  • Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme, serving a life sentence for attempted assassination of US President Gerald R Ford escapes from Alderson Prison.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 23, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

The National Geographic Society

By: C. D. B. Bryan

For more than 100 years, the National Geographic Society has been bringing to a world-wide audience true stories of adventure, discovery and nature wonders.

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Seven Stories Of Christmas Love

By: Leo Buscaglia

This holiday classic contains personal stories based on Christmas memories. Five of the stories appeared originally in Woman's Day magazine, which initiated a tradition of printing an annual Buscaglia Christmas story

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Sarum

By: Edward Rutherfurd

A masterpiece that is breathtaking in its scope, SARUM is an epic novel that traces the entire turbulent course of English history.

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Winters' Tales

By: Jonathan Winters

The most original and influential comic mind of our generation gives us a rollicking tour of his expansive imagination. Alongside the hilarity are intimate, revealing, and poignant recollections of childhood`s pains

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battlefield Germany

Battlefield Germany

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Personal Software Services

2400 A.D.

2400 A.D.

Platform: Apple II, DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Origin Systems

Firetrack

Firetrack

Platform: Acorn Electron[2] BBC Micro Commodore 64

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Electric Dreams Software[1] Superior/Acornsoft

Bases Loaded

Platform: Arcade, NES, Game Boy, Virtual Console

Genre: Sports: Baseball

Publisher: Jaleco

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La abadía del crimen

La abadía del crimen

Platform: Amstrad CPC, MSX, PC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Opera Soft

Home videos

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

Big Trouble in Little China

Studio: 20th Century Fox

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Three Amigos

Studio: Orion Pictures

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Heartbreak Ridge

Studio: Warner Bros.

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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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