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Wednesday September 23, 1987

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on September 23, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sean Timothy McEnroe and Carolien Spoor. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Didn't We Almost Have It All by Whitney Houston. In UK Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley was in the top 5 hits. The Last Emperor, directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while The Different Drum by M. Scott Peck was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Anime san jushi. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chuck Yeager's Advanced Flight Trainer or Halls of Montezuma A Battle History of the U.S. Marine Corps.
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What the sky looked like on 23 September 1987

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Movies

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

The Last Emperor

Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring: John Lone, Joan Chen, Peter O'Toole, Ruocheng Ying

Country: United States

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Forever Evil

Directed by: Roger Evans

Starring: Red Mitchell, Tracey Huffman, Charles L. Trotter, Kent T. Johnson

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Housekeeping

Directed by: Bill Forsyth

Starring: Christine Lahti, Sara Walker, Andrea Burchill, Anne Pitoniak

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Crazy Love

Directed by: Dominique Deruddere

Starring: Josse De Pauw, Geert Hunaerts, Michael Pas, Gene Bervoets

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Faceless

Directed by: Jesús Franco

Starring: Helmut Berger, Brigitte Lahaie, Telly Savalas, Christopher Mitchum

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TV Series

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

Anime san jushi

Directed by: Keiji Hayakawa

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Worzel Gummidge Down Under

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G-Force: Guardians of Space

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 September 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Adomnan of Iona, Saint Constantius, Saint Thecla.
  • French Republican Calendar - Safran (Saffron) Day, second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Saudi Arabia - National Day (unification 1932)
  • Japanese Autumnal equinox Day (????/Sh?bun no hi)
  • Celebrate Bisexuality Day - September 23rd of every year is designated as Celebrate Bisexuality Day and celebrated by members of the bisexual community and their allies worldwide. Observed annually since 1999.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Bob Fosse: American dancer, choreographer and film director with a career spanning 40 years.
  • O B McClinton: US country singer (Man needs a woman), dies at 47.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 23, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

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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The Haunted Mesa

By: Louis L'Amour

The Navajo called them the Anasazi, the “ancient enemy,” and their abandoned cities haunt the canyons and plateaus of the Southwest.

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The Songlines

By: Bruce Chatwin

Bruce Chatwin-author of In Patagonia-ventures into the desolate land of Outback Australia to learn the meaning of the Aborginals' ancient "Dreaming-tracks."

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Digital Devil Story: Megami Tensei

Digital Devil Story: Megami Tensei

Platform: Famicom, Super Famicom

Genre: Role-playing, horror

Publisher: Namcot

Accolade's Comics

Accolade's Comics

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Accolade

The 3-D Battles of WorldRunner

The 3-D Battles of WorldRunner

Platform: Family Computer Disk System, Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Third-Person Rail Shooter Platformer

Publisher: JP Disc Original Group; NA Acclaim Entertainment

Halls of Montezuma A Battle History of the U.S. Marine Corps

Halls of Montezuma A Battle History of the U.S. Marine Corps

Platform: Apple II/IIGS Amiga Commodore 64 MS-DOS

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Strategic Studies Group

Chuck Yeager's Advanced Flight Trainer

Chuck Yeager's Advanced Flight Trainer

Platform: Commodore 64, Apple II, DOS, Amstrad CPC, Tandy 1000, ZX Spectrum, Macintosh Plus, Macintosh II

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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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The Wraith

Studio: Orion Pictures

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Top Gun

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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Flight of the Navigator

Studio: The Walt Disney Company

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The Golden Child

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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