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Tuesday August 25, 1987

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 25, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Blake Lively and Amy MacDonald. In that special week of August people in US were listening to La Bamba by Los Lobos. Near Dark, directed by Kathryn Bigelow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Misery by Stephen King 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 Head Over Heels or Higemaru Makaijima.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 25 August 1987

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Movies

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

Near Dark

Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow

Starring: Adrian Pasdar, Jenny Wright, Lance Henriksen, Bill Paxton

Country: United States

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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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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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Vanity Fair

Starring: Eve Matheson, Rebecca Saire, Simon Dormandy, Jack Klaff

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Knightmare

Written by: Tim Child

Starring: Hugo Myatt, David Learner

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Knights of God

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 August 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
  • RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
  • Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
  • Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Dow Jones Industrial Stock Average reaches record 2722.42
  • Madonna sings in Rotterdam

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 25, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1987 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Julio Iglesias - Lo Mejor De Tu Vida
  2. Ahora Te Puedes Marchar - Luis Miguel
  3. Los Lobos - La Bamba
  4. Amanda Miguel - El pecado
  5. Los Bukis - Tu carcel
  6. Hasta Que Te Conoci - Juan Gabriel
  7. Doce rosas - Lorenzo Antonio
  8. Todo Me Gusta De Ti - Los Caminantes
  9. No Te Quites La Ropa - Emmanuel
  10. Lobo Domesticado - Tommy Olivencia
Top #4 songs in the UK
  1. I Just Can't Stop Loving You - Michael Jackson With Siedah Garrett
  2. Rick Astley - Never Gonna Give You Up
  3. Spagna - Call Me
  4. Madonna - Who's That Girl

Books

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

Misery

By: Stephen King

The #1 national bestseller about a famous novelist held hostage by his “number one fan” and suffering a frightening case of writer’s block—that could prove fatal.

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Heiress

By: Janet Dailey

In Heiress, two sisters meet at the funeral of one of the most prestigious men in the country, Dean Lawson, their father.

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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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Weep No More, My Lady

By: Mary Higgins Clark

Elizabeth Lange has arrived at Cypress Point Spa in Pebble Beach, California, weary of heart and soul. Still grieving for her beloved sister, a famous actress who plunged to her death

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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

Dance Aerobics

Dance Aerobics

Platform: NES

Genre: Music game, Exercise

Publisher: Nintendo NA Bandai JP

Avengers

Avengers

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Capcom

Golvellius

Golvellius

Platform: MSX, Sega Master System, iPhone OS

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Compile, Sega

Higemaru Makaijima

Higemaru Makaijima

Platform: NES/Famicom, MSX2, mobile phones

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Capcom

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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Lady and the Tramp

Studio: The Walt Disney Company

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Harry and the Hendersons

Studio: Universal Pictures

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The Wraith

Studio: Orion Pictures

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The Three Caballeros

Studio: The Walt Disney Company

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