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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 Moonwalk by Michael Jackson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Barfuß ins Bett. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Last Duel or Impossible Mission II.
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Movies

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

The Dead Pool

Directed by: Buddy Van Horn

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Liam Neeson, Patricia Clarkson, Evan C. Kim

Country: United States

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It Takes Two

Directed by: David Beaird

Starring: George Newbern, Leslie Hope, Kimberly Foster, Barry Corbin

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Coming to America

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Paul Bates, Garcelle Beauvais, Feather

Country: United States

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Pumpkinhead

Directed by: Stan Winston

Starring: Lance Henriksen, Jeff East, John D'Aquino, Kimberly Ross

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Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd, Joanna Cassidy, Charles Fleischer

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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Der Liebe auf der Spur

House Rules

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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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Books

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

Moonwalk

By: Michael Jackson

The #1 New York Times bestseller! Michael Jackson’s one and only autobiography – his life, in his words. With original Foreword by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, a new Introduction by Motown founder

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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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Zoya

By: Danielle Steel

Against the backdrop of the Russian Revolution and World War I Europe, Zoya, young cousin to the Tsar, flees St. Petersburg to Paris to find safety. Her entire world forever changed, she faces hard times and joins the Ballet Russe ...

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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 ?

Last Duel

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

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Impossible Mission II

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple IIe, Apple IIc, Apple IIgs, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, NES, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Epyx

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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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Home videos

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

Jaws: The Revenge

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The Untouchables

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Action Jackson

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Best Seller

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School Daze

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