Category Archives: Movies 1980s

‘September’ opens in New York City 30 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 18 1987)


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(Friday, December 18, 1987, 11:10 a.m. EST)September, an American drama film about six unhappy people, most of whom are in love with others who love others, opened today at Loews New York Twin theater in New York City. Continue reading ‘September’ opens in New York City 30 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 18 1987)

‘Good Morning, Vietnam’ premieres in Los Angeles 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 17 1987)


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(Thursday, December 17, 1987)Good Morning, Vietnam, an American comedy-drama war film about a military DJ in Vietnam who risks his career to broadcast the truth, premiered today at Cineramadome Theater in Los Angeles, California. Continue reading ‘Good Morning, Vietnam’ premieres in Los Angeles 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 17 1987)

‘Broadcast News’ premieres in New York City 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 13 1987)


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(Sunday, December 13, 1987)Broadcast News, an American romantic comedy-drama film about a news producer who is caught between a committed journalist and a flashy anchor, premiered tonight at Coronet Theater in New York City. Continue reading ‘Broadcast News’ premieres in New York City 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 13 1987)

‘Wall Street’ opens in New York City 30 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 13 1987)


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(Friday, December 11, 1987; 12 noon EST)Wall Street, an American drama film about a high-rolling corporate raider who is idolized by young-and-hungry broker, opened today at Criterion Center theater in New York City. Continue reading ‘Wall Street’ opens in New York City 30 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 13 1987)

‘(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life’ by Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes peaks at #1 in USA 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 28 1987)

(Saturday, November 28, 1987)“(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life” by Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week. Continue reading ‘(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life’ by Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes peaks at #1 in USA 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 28 1987)

‘The Last Emperor’ premieres at Tokyo International Film Festival 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 4 1987)


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(Sunday, October 4, 1987)The Last Emperor, a British-Italian epic biographical film about the life of Puyi, the last Emperor of China, premiered today at the Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF). Continue reading ‘The Last Emperor’ premieres at Tokyo International Film Festival 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 4 1987)

‘The Princess Bride’ premieres at Toronto International Film Festival 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 18 1987)


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(Friday, September 18, 1987)The Princess Bride, an American romantic fantasy adventure comedy-drama film about a beautiful girl who is to be married to a nasty prince, but who is in love with another, premiered today at the Toronto International Film Festival). Continue reading ‘The Princess Bride’ premieres at Toronto International Film Festival 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 18 1987)

‘Fatal Attraction’ premieres in New York City 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 16 1987)


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(Wednesday, September 16, 1987)Fatal Attraction, an American psychological thriller film about a married man who has a weekend affair with a woman who refuses to allow it to end and becomes obsessed with him, premiered today at the Loews East theater in New York City. Continue reading ‘Fatal Attraction’ premieres in New York City 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 16 1987)