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Thursday December 31, 1987, NewYear’s Eve

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 31, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Emilie Le Pennec and Seydou Doumbia. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Faith by George Michael. In UK Always On My Mind by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Bad Taste, directed by Peter Jackson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Bluebeard by Kurt Vonnegut was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Die Hausmeisterin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air Fortress or Dungeon Master.
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What the sky looked like on 31 December 1987

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Movies

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

Bad Taste

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Terry Potter, Pete O'Herne, Craig Smith, Mike Minett

Country: United States

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Hell High

Directed by: Douglas Grossman

Starring: Maureen Mooney, Christopher Stryker, Christopher Cousins, Millie Prezioso

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Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama

Directed by: David DeCoteau

Starring: Andras Jones, Linnea Quigley, Robin Stille, Hal Havins

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Good Morning, Vietnam

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker, Tung Thanh Tran, Chintara Sukapatana

Country: United States

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A Better Tomorrow II

Directed by: John Woo

Starring: Leslie Cheung, Yun-Fat Chow, Lung Ti, Dean Shek

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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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First of the Summer Wine

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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:
  • Emilie Le Pennec: Fremch gymnast and Olympian, she won a gold medal for her performance on the uneven bars in the 2004 games in Athens.
  • Seydou Doumbia: Soccer Player.
  • Javaris Crittenton: American basketball player.
  • Danny Holla: Dutch footballer.
  • Marissa McKeon: Australian amateur netball team captain who became a teenage victim of the Bali terrorist bombing, probably Australia's biggest peacetime disaster with the largest loss of life in a single event since World War II.
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 31, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Books

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

Bluebeard

By: Kurt Vonnegut

Broad humor and bitter irony collide in this fictional autobiography of Rabo Karabekian, who, at age seventy-one, wants to be left alone on his Long Island estate with the secret he

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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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I Think I Don'T Remember

By: Art Buchwald

Another collection of humorous pieces by the wit who takes on Washington single-handed.

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The Tommyknockers

By: Stephen King

Master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic, terrifying #1 New York Times bestseller about a terrifying otherworldly discovery and the effects it has a on a small town.“Late

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Air Fortress

Air Fortress

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: HAL Laboratory

Contra

Contra

Platform: Arcade, Famicom/NES, PlayChoice-10, MSX2, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Microsoft Windows[1], MS-DOS

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Konami

2400 A.D.

2400 A.D.

Platform: Apple II, DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Origin Systems

Escape from Singe's Castle

Escape from Singe's Castle

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

Publisher: Software Projects (8 bit), Readysoft (16 bit)

Dungeon Master

Dungeon Master

Platform: Amiga, Apple IIGS,[3] Atari ST, MS-DOS (x86), SNES, TurboGrafx-CD, Sharp X68000, PC-9801, FM Towns

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: FTL Games Victor Interactive Software (X68000)

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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River's Edge

Studio: Home Box Office

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Creepshow 2

Studio: New World Pictures

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Ruthless People

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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An American Tail

Studio: Universal Pictures

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