Wednesday December 31, 1987, NewYear’s Eve

US date format: 12/31/1986, UK date format: 31/12/1986

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 31, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bronson Pelletier and Ellie Goulding. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Walk Like An Egyptian by Bangles. In UK Reet Petite by Jackie Wilson was in the top 5 hits. Hotshot, directed by Rick King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Word For Word by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Unnatural Causes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ghost House or Might and Magic Book One: The Secret Of The Inner Sanctum.
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What the sky looked like on 31 December 1987

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Movies

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Hotshot

Directed by: Rick King

Starring: Jim Youngs, Pelé, Billy Warlock, Jeremy Green

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Critical Condition

Directed by: Michael Apted

Starring: Richard Pryor, Rachel Ticotin, Rubén Blades, Maria Cardinale

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The Seventh Curse

Directed by: Ngai Choi Lam

Starring: Yun-Fat Chow, Siu-Ho Chin, Maggie Cheung, Ken Boyle

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Ratboy

Directed by: Sondra Locke

Starring: Sondra Locke, Robert Townsend, Christopher Hewett, Larry Hankin

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From Beyond

Directed by: Stuart Gordon

Starring: Jeffrey Combs, Barbara Crampton, Ted Sorel, Ken Foree

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TV Series

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

Unnatural Causes

Directed by: Robert Malenfant

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Monte Carlo

Directed by: 20th_Century_Fox

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Gung Ho

Directed by: Ray Enright

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Blood Red Roses

Directed by: Bill Lyons

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Alfons Zitterbacke

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 December 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Dupont Plaza Hotel fire in San Juan, Puerto Rico kills 97
  • Russian TU-144 flies for 1st time faster than sound
  • WIS-AM in Columbia SC changes call letters to WVOC (now WOMG)
  • A fire at the Dupont Plaza Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico, kills 97 and injures 140.
  • The National park passport stamps program begins.

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Books

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

Word For Word

By: Andrew A. Rooney

A collection of often hilarious, sometimes sobering, but always interesting observations by America's favorite curmudgeon. Here in a nationwide bestseller is Rooney at his best--articulating the frustrations of modern life.

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The Polar Express

By: Chris Van Allsburg

This holiday season, remind everyone that the world is full of wonder - all one must do is look for it, and listen...and believe. This lavish, limited edition box set will bring the magic into your home and enchant all …

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Last Of The Breed

By: Louis L'Amour

“For sheer adventure L’Amour is in top form.”—Kirkus Reviews Here is the kind of authentically detailed epic novel that has become Louis L’Amour’s hallmark.

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Fatherhood

By: Bill Cosby

From one of America's most beloved funnymen comes a hilarious look at the lighter side of fatherhood. So, what is fatherhood...?It's

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Aliens: The Computer Game

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Publisher: Activision

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Might and Magic Book One: The Secret Of The Inner Sanctum

Might and Magic Book One: The Secret Of The Inner Sanctum

Platform: Apple II, MS-DOS, C64, Mac, FM-7, PC-88, PC-98, MSX, TG-CD, X1, X68000, NES

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: New World Computing Gakken (Japan) StarCraft (Japan) Sammy USA

Ghost House

Ghost House

Platform: Master System

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Sega

Baluba-Louk No Densetsu

Baluba-Louk No Densetsu

Platform: Arcade Game, NES

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Able

Crackout

Crackout

Platform: FDS, NES

Genre: Breakout clone

Publisher: Konami

Home videos

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

Save the Panda

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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Snowballing

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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Yukon Passage

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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Dreamaniac

Studio: Wizard Video

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Night of the Living Dead

Studio: Hal Roach Studios

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