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Tuesday 24 November 1987

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on November 24, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Elena Satine and Nicole Polizzi. In that special week of November people in US were listening to (I've Had) The Time Of My Life by Bill Medley. In UK China In Your Hand by T'Pau was in the top 5 hits. Empire of the Sun, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Kaleidoscope by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Die Hausmeisterin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Driller or Dunjunz.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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What the sky looked like on 24 November 1987

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Movies

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

Empire of the Sun

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson, Nigel Havers

Country: United States

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Wall Street

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Michael Douglas, Tamara Tunie, Franklin Cover

Country: United States

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Nuts

Directed by: Martin Ritt

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Richard Dreyfuss, Maureen Stapleton, Karl Malden

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Man Outside

Directed by: Mark Stouffer

Starring: Robert Logan, Kathleen Quinlan, Bradford Dillman, Levon Helm

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Crazy Moon

Directed by: Allan Eastman

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Vanessa Vaughan, Peter Spence, Ken Pogue

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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 24 November 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - in the Byzantine empire the Brumalia (a wine festival) were celebrated from this day until the winter solstice
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew Dung-Lac and other Vietnamese martyrs
  • Also see November 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Feast Day of St. Colman - Cobh, Ireland
  • Teacher's Day in Turkey
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Li Peng succeeds Premier Zhao Ziyang in China PR
  • In Southern California, magnitude 6.5 and 6.7 earthquakes occur, about 12 hours apart. Felt throughout much of southern California from San Diego and Los Angeles to Las Vegas, Nevada and Tempe, Arizona. Also felt at Tijuana and Ensenada, Mexico.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 24, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

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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The Bonfire Of The Vanities

By: Tom Wolfe

Vintage Tom Wolfe, The Bonfire of the Vanities, the #1 bestseller that will forever define late-twentieth-century New York style. "No one has portrayed New York Society this accurately and devastatingly since Edith Wharton" (The National Review)“A page-turner .

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Presumed Innocent

By: Scott Turow

Hailed as the most suspenseful and compelling novel in decades, PRESUMED INNOCENT brings to life our worst nightmare: that of an ordinary citizen facing conviction for the most terrible of all

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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 ?

Driller

Driller

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

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Incentive Software

Dream Zone

Dream Zone

Platform: Apple IIGS, Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Baudville

Dance Aerobics

Dance Aerobics

Platform: NES

Genre: Music game, Exercise

Publisher: Nintendo NA Bandai JP

Bats & Terry

Bats & Terry

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Tournament, Drama, Baseball

Publisher: Use Corporation

Dunjunz

Dunjunz

Platform: Acorn Electron BBC Micro

Genre: Action, Gauntlet-like

Publisher: Bug-Byte

Home videos

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

Radio Days

Studio: Orion Pictures

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Harry and the Hendersons

Studio: Universal Pictures

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Top Gun

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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Tough Guys

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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