Saturday August 29, 1987

US date format: 8/29/1987, UK date format: 29/8/1987

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 29, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Matt Sohinki and Brodie Smith. 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 The Great Depression Of 1990 by Ravi Batra 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 Dance Aerobics or Dream Zone.
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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 of America

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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 August 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
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Facts:
  • Nolan Ryan passes the 200-strikeout barrier for record 11th time
  • Rosa Mota becomes wins female Rome marathon (2:25:17)

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Planetary positions on August 29, 1987 - Geocentric view

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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. Tu carcel - Los Bukis
  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 ?

The Great Depression Of 1990

By: Ravi Batra

From Jacket Flap: Startling in its revelations, bold in its predictions, and overwhelmingly convincing in the evidence it offers, "The Great Depression of 1990" demonstrates that we are headed toward an

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And A Voice To Sing With

By: Joan Baez

• The perfect time for a reissue: In October 2009, PBS will air a ninety-minute primetime special on Joan Baez as part of the Emmy Award-winning American Masters series.

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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Exolon

Exolon

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Enterprise 128, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Hewson

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

Apache Strike

Platform: Commodore 64 Apple Macintosh PC (MS-DOS)

Publisher: Silicon Beach Software Activision (C64)

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Fire Power

Fire Power

Platform: Amiga, Apple IIGS, DOS, Atari ST, Commodore 64, WebTV

Genre: Action

Publisher: MicroIllusions

Home videos

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

Harry and the Hendersons

Studio: Universal Pictures

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River's Edge

Studio: Home Box Office

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Crocodile Dundee

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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Top Gun

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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The Golden Child

Studio: Paramount Pictures

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