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Sunday 12 June 1988

1988-06-12

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of June people in US were listening to One More Try by George Michael. In UK With A Little Help From My Friends / She's Leaving Home by Wet Wet Wet / Billy Bragg With Cara Tivey was in the top 5 hits. The Great Outdoors, directed by Howard Deutch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Zoya by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Great Outdoors

Directed by: Howard Deutch

Starring: Dan Aykroyd, John Candy, Stephanie Faracy

Country: United States

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Bull Durham

Directed by: Ron Shelton

Starring: Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins

Country: United States

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Red Heat

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Belushi, Peter Boyle

Country: United States

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Big

Directed by: Penny Marshall

Starring: Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia

Country: United States

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Killer Klowns from Outer Space

Directed by: Stephen Chiodo

Starring: Grant Cramer, Suzanne Snyder, John Allen Nelson

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Chelmsford 123

Starring: Jimmy Mulville, Rory McGrath, Philip Pope, Howard Lew Lewis

Country: United Kingdom

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The Fear

Starring: Iain Glen, Susannah Harker, Jesse Birdsall, Anthony Valentine

Country: United Kingdom

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The Street

Written by: John Mankiewicz, Daniel Pyne

Starring: Stephen Chen, Patrick Garner, Marc Baron, Timothy C. Burns

Country: United States

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Encyclopedia

Starring: Ethyl Eichelberger, Jim Fyfe, Alyson Palmer, Faith Prince

Country: United States

Sunday Night

Starring: Edd Hall, Jools Holland, David Sanborn

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 June 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Ternan, bishop, confessor [ GTZ: Scotland]
  • Blessed John of Sahagun, hermit, confessor
  • Roman Empire ? sixth day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
  • Philippines ? Araw ng Kalayaan (Independence Day) 1898
  • Russian Federation ? Russia Day (Independence Day) 1990
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Marcel Poot: Belgian composer, music theorist and Conservatory Director in Brussels 1949-66.
Facts:
  • 6th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Billy Casper
  • Andy Hampton is 1st American to win Round of Italy
  • Mei-Chi Cheng wins LPGA Rochester Golf International

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in June 1988?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Raisa Gorbachev -- June 6, 1988
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9120
  • Life: Robert F Kennedy

Books

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

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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Kaleidoscope

By: Danielle Steel

When a beautiful young Frenchwoman and a brilliant American actor meet in wartime Paris, their love begins like a fairy tale but ends in tragedy. Suddenly orphaned, their three children are cruelly separated.

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The Bonfire Of The Vanities

By: Tom Wolfe

Vintage Tom Wolfe, The Bonfire of the Vanities, the #1 bestseller that will forever define late-twentieth-century New York style. "No one has portrayed New York Society this accurately and devastatingly since Edith Wharton" (The National Review)“A page-turner .

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Adventures of Bayou Billy

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, Virtual Console

Genre: Beat 'em up/shooting/racing

Publisher: Konami

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Battlehawks 1942

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Flight simulation

Publisher: Lucasfilm Games

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Conqueror

Platform: Acorn Archimedes, Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Genre: Third-person shooter, strategy game

Publisher: Superior/Acornsoft Rainbow Arts

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Demon's Winter

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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Forgotten Worlds

Platform: Arcade, Mega Drive/Genesis, Amiga, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Master System, TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Horizontal scrolling shooter

Publisher: Capcom

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