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Wednesday 3 August 1988

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Geneva Azar and DRAM . In that special week of August people in US were listening to Roll With It by Steve Winwood. In UK The Only Way Is Up by Yazz & The Plastic Population was in the top 5 hits. Young Guns, directed by Christopher Cain, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Rock Star by Jackie Collins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rough Guide to Europe. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Akira or Bonze Adventure.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Rough Guide to Europe

Starring: Magenta Devine, Sankha Guha

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

TV Pirata

Starring: Débora Bloch, Louise Cardoso, Regina Casé, Luiz Fernando Guimarães

Country: Brazil

The D Generation Goes Commercial

Starring: Santo Cilauro, Marg Downey, Michael Veitch, Rob Sitch

Country: Australia

Vale Tudo

Starring: Regina Duarte, Antônio Fagundes, Glória Pires, Cássio Gabus Mendes

Country: Brazil

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City Hunter 2

Starring: Akira Kamiya, Shingo Kanemoto

Country: Japan

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Movies

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

Young Guns

Directed by: Christopher Cain

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips

Country: United States

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Cocktail

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

Starring: Tom Cruise, Bryan Brown, Elisabeth Shue

Country: United States

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Die Hard

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia

Country: United States

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The Dead Pool

Directed by: Buddy Van Horn

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Liam Neeson, Patricia Clarkson

Country: United States

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Midnight Run

Directed by: Martin Brest

Starring: Robert De Niro, Charles Grodin, Yaphet Kotto

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 August 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Gamaliel
  • Equatorial Guinea - Armed Forces Day
  • St. Nicodemus
  • Niger - Independence Day
  • St. Walthen
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Facts:
  • Skip Storch swims 246 km of Hudson River from Albany to New York City

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: PeeWee Herman
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ocean Pollution -- Aug. 1, 1988
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9128

Books

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

Rock Star

By: Jackie Collins

Newly repackaged—classic novels from New York Times bestselling author Jackie Collins! Power. Sex. Money. Fame. The new Hollywood wives have it all.

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Thriving On Chaos

By: Tom Peters

The national bestseller that offers prescriptions for an economic world turned upside down. A New York Times bestseller for eleven months.

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Alaska

By: James A. Michener

In this sweeping epic of the northernmost American frontier, James A. Michener guides us through Alaska’s fierce terrain and history, from the long-forgotten past to the bustling present.

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People Like Us

By: Dominick Dunne

Before they had Too Much Money, the inhabitants of Dominick Dunne’s glitzy, gossipy New York Times bestselling novels were People Like Us.The

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Akira

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Adventure, visual novel

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Birdie Try

Birdie Try

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Data East

Bonze Adventure

Bonze Adventure

Platform: Arcade, PC Engine, Virtual Console

Genre: Action

Publisher: Taito Corporation

The Computer Edition of Scrabble

Platform: Apple II, DOS, Macintosh

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Virgin Interactive Entertainment

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Cyberball

Platform: Arcade, NES, Mega Drive/Genesis, Atari ST, Amiga, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, XBLA

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Games

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