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Saturday August 6, 1988

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 6, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mai Phuong Thuy and Aleska Diamond. 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. The Last Temptation of Christ, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while People Like Us by Dominick Dunne was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Encadenados. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Anticipation or The Colony.
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What the sky looked like on 6 August 1988

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Movies

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

The Last Temptation of Christ

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Willem Dafoe, Harvey Keitel, Barbara Hershey, Paul Greco

Country: United States

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Young Guns

Directed by: Christopher Cain

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips, Charlie Sheen

Country: United States

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Clean and Sober

Directed by: Glenn Gordon Caron

Starring: Michael Keaton, Kathy Baker, Morgan Freeman, Tate Donovan

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Vijay

Directed by: Yash Chopra

Starring: Anil Kapoor, Rajesh Khanna, Rishi Kapoor, Hema Malini

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Monkey Shines

Directed by: George A. Romero

Starring: Jason Beghe, John Pankow, Kate McNeil, Joyce Van Patten

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TV Series

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

Encadenados

Directed by: Not specifed

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Luv Kush

Directed by: Jay Sreesivan

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Barfuß ins Bett

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Brainstorm

Directed by: Douglas Trumbull

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The Big Picture

Directed by: Eric Lartigau

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 August 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Jamaica - Independence Day
  • Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
  • St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
  • St. Juatus
  • St. Pastor
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Facts:
  • Oakland Athletics Jose Canseco becomes 11th to hit 30 HRs and steal 30 bases
  • Rich Gossage 300th career save (beats Phillies)
  • (to August 7) A riot erupts in Tompkins Square Park (New York City) when police attempt to enforce a newly-passed curfew for the park. Bystanders, artists, residents, homeless people and political activists are caught up in the police action.
  • The Tompkins Square Park Police Riot in New York City spurs a reform of the NYPD, held responsible for the event.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 06, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

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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Almost Golden

By: Gwenda Blair

Almost Golden: Jessica Savitch and the Selling of Television News

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The Cardinal Of The Kremlin

By: Tom Clancy

Two men possess vital data on Russia’s Star Wars missile defense system. One of them is CARDINAL—America's highest agent in the Kremlin—and he's about to be terminated by the KGB.

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The Shell Seekers

By: Rosamunde Pilcher

"A huge warm saga . . . A deeply satisfying story written with love and confidence." --Maeve Binchy in The New York Times Book ReviewFor the first time ever in trade

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Anticipation

Anticipation

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Board game

Publisher: Nintendo

The Guardian Legend

Platform: NES

Genre: Action-adventure game Scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP Irem; NA Brøderbund; EU Nintendo

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Jaseiken Necromancer

Jaseiken Necromancer

Platform: PC Engine, Mobile phone, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network

Genre: Action/role-playing video game

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Bomber Raid

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP Sega; NA Activision; EU Sega

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The Colony

Platform: Macintosh, DOS, Amiga

Genre: First-person shooter, Adventure, Puzzle

Publisher: Mindscape

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Home videos

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

Spaceballs

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The Wind in the Willows

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The Untouchables

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No Way Out

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Fatal Beauty

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