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Thursday 7 July 1988

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Venus Raj and Sophie Rodriguez. In that special week of July people in US were listening to The Flame by Cheap Trick. In UK Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You by Glenn Medeiros was in the top 5 hits. The Dead Pool, directed by Buddy Van Horn, 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 Elemental or Exile XZR.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

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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A Fish Called Wanda

Directed by: Charles Crichton

Starring: John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline

Country: United States

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Coming to America

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, James Earl Jones

Country: United States

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Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd, Joanna Cassidy

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 July 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Russia and Ukraine - Ivan Kupala
  • United Kingdom - July 7th Bombings remembrance day
  • Bhutan - Guru Rinpoche
  • Roman Empire - Nonae Caprotinae festival in honor of Juno
  • Tanzania - Saba Saba Day (or Peasants' Day, founding of the TANU party, 1954)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jimmy Edwards: Actor (Plank, Bottoms Up, Late Mr H), dies at 68.
Facts:
  • Soviet Union launches Phobos 1 to probe Martian moon (unsuccessful).

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

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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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Riding The Iron Rooster

By: Paul Theroux

Paul Theroux, the author of the train travel classics The Great Railway Bazaar and The Old Patagonian Express, takes to the rails once again in this account of his epic journey

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Love In The Time Of Cholera

By: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

In their youth, Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love. When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy, well-born doctor, Florentino is devastated, but he is a romantic.

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For The Record

By: Donald T. Regan

In this provocative and stunningly insightful memoir, Donald T. Regan takes us down the corridors of power in Washington and into the heart of the Reagan Administration.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Exile XZR

Exile XZR

Platform: PC-8801 MSX2, PC-9801, X1 turbo, TurboGrafx-16, Genesis

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: Telenet, Working Designs, Renovation Products

Elemental

Platform: Atari ST

Genre: Action, Strategy

Publisher: Lankhor

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Inside Outing

Inside Outing

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Atari ST, Commodore Amiga

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: NA Epyx; EU The Edge Software

The Legendary Axe

Platform: TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Platform

Publisher: JP Victor Interactive Software; NA NEC

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Amiga Soccer

Genre: Sports

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