Friday October 23, 1987

US date format: 10/23/1987, UK date format: 23/10/1987

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 23, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Carmella (wrestler) and Carmella . In that special week of October people in US were listening to Bad by Michael Jackson. In UK You Win Again by The Bee Gees was in the top 5 hits. Cry Freedom, directed by Richard Attenborough, 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 Finders Keepers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Head Over Heels or Garfield: Big Fat Hairy Deal.
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What the sky looked like on 23 October 1987

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Movies

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Cry Freedom

Directed by: Richard Attenborough

Starring: Denzel Washington, Kevin Kline, Josette Simon, Wabei Siyolwe

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Less Than Zero

Directed by: Marek Kanievska

Starring: Andrew McCarthy, Jami Gertz, Robert Downey Jr., James Spader

Country: United States of America

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Deadly Prey

Directed by: David A. Prior

Starring: Cameron Mitchell, Troy Donahue, Ted Prior, Fritz Matthews

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Russkies

Directed by: Rick Rosenthal

Starring: Whip Hubley, Joaquin Phoenix, Peter Billingsley, Stefan DeSalle

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Hello Again

Directed by: Frank Perry

Starring: Shelley Long, Judith Ivey, Gabriel Byrne, Corbin Bernsen

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TV Series

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

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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The Gemini Factor

Nancy Wake

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 October 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Chemistry: Mole Day
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
  • Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
  • Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • On a vote of 58-42, the United States Senate rejects President Ronald Reagan's nomination of Robert Bork to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Planetary positions on October 23, 1987 - Geocentric view

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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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A Southern Family

By: Gail Godwin

The novels of Gail Godwin are contemporary classics -- evocative, powerfully affecting, beautifully crafted fiction alive with endearing, unforgettable characters. Her critically acclaimed work has placed her among the ranks of

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Cultural Literacy

By: E. D. Hirsch Jr

In this forceful manifesto, Hirsch argues that children in the U.S. are being deprived of the basic knowledge that would enable them to function in contemporary society.

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An American Childhood

By: Annie Dillard

A book that instantly captured the hearts of readers across the country, An American Childhood is Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annie Dillard's poignant, vivid memoir of growing up in Pittsburgh in the

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Head Over Heels

Head Over Heels

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Amiga, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game, Puzzle game, Arcade adventure

Publisher: Ocean Software

Garfield: Big Fat Hairy Deal

Garfield: Big Fat Hairy Deal

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

Genre: Platform

Publisher: The Edge

Double Dragon

Double Dragon

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, PlayChoice-10, Master System, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, IBM PC, Atari ST, Amiga, Atari 2600, Atari 7800, Game Boy, Mega Drive/Genesis, Lynx, Mobile

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Technōs Japan (Japan) Taito (North America) Tradewest (NES) Mastertronic (computers)[1] HAMSTER (PS4)

Anacreon: Reconstruction 4021

Anacreon: Reconstruction 4021

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Thinking Machine Associates

Devilman

Devilman

Genre: Action, horror fiction

Home videos

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

Light of Day

Studio: TriStar Pictures

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The Three Caballeros

Studio: The Walt Disney Company

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Heartbreak Ridge

Studio: Warner Bros.

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The Wraith

Studio: Orion Pictures

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Raising Arizona

Studio: 20th Century Fox

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