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Saturday October 31, 1987, Halloween

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 31, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ashley Graham and Nick Foligno. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Bad by Michael Jackson. In UK You Win Again by The Bee Gees was in the top 5 hits. Bagdad Cafe, directed by Percy Adlon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Cultural Literacy by E. D. Hirsch Jr was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Finders Keepers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crystal Quest or Earl Weaver Baseball.
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What the sky looked like on 31 October 1987

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Movies

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

Bagdad Cafe

Directed by: Percy Adlon

Starring: Marianne S├Ągebrecht, CCH Pounder, Jack Palance, Christine Kaufmann

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The Running Man

Directed by: Paul Michael Glaser

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Conchita Alonso, Yaphet Kotto, Jim Brown

Country: United States

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White Mischief

Directed by: Michael Radford

Starring: Sarah Miles, Joss Ackland, Greta Scacchi, Charles Dance

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Cross My Heart

Directed by: Armyan Bernstein

Starring: Martin Short, Annette O'Toole, Paul Reiser, Joanna Kerns

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Cherry 2000

Directed by: Steve De Jarnatt

Starring: Melanie Griffith, David Andrews, Pamela Gidley, Jennifer Balgobin

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TV Series

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

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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Vuk Karadzic

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 October 1987 ?

Holidays:
  • October 31st is Nevada Day
  • Protestant Church - Reformation Day: Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on the Wittenberg church on this day in 1517
  • Wikipedia - Wikipedia:Tim Starling Day
  • Cornwall - Allantide
  • October 31st is Halloween; also see Samhain (an approximate date)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Joseph Campbell: American writer and leading authority and lecturer on mythology; the psyche and symbolism.
Facts:
  • 1st jockey to win 9 races in 1 day (Chris Antley at Belmont)
  • A pair in Coventry, England ties the world record for the longest singles tennis match at 80 hours 21 minutes.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 31, 1987 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Cultural Literacy

By: E. D. Hirsch Jr

In this forceful manifesto, Hirsch argues that children in the U.S. are being deprived of the basic knowledge that would enable them to function in contemporary society.

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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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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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Veil

By: Bob Woodward

Veil is the story of the covert wars that were waged in Central America, Iran and Libya in a secretive atmosphere and became the centerpieces and eventual time bombs of American

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Crystal Quest

Crystal Quest

Platform: Macintosh, Apple IIgs, Xbox 360 (XBLA), Palm, Game Boy, Amiga, iPhone OS

Publisher: Casady & Greene (Macintosh), Stainless Games (Xbox 360)

Driller

Driller

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

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Incentive Software

Amaurote

Amaurote

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari 800/XL/XE, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum, Electronika BK 0011M

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Mastertronic

Amegas

Amegas

Platform: Amiga

Publisher: reLINE Software

Earl Weaver Baseball

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Apple II

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Home videos

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

Three Amigos

Studio: Orion 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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A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

Studio: New Line Cinema

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The Three Caballeros

Studio: The Walt Disney Company

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