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Thursday 11 August 1988

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 11, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Patty Mills and David Hudson. 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. Crossing Delancey, directed by Joan Micklin Silver, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Libra by Don DeLillo was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Encadenados. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jet-Story or The Legend of Blacksilver.
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What the sky looked like on 11 August 1988

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Movies

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Crossing Delancey

Directed by: Joan Micklin Silver

Starring: Amy Irving, Peter Riegert, Reizl Bozyk, Jeroen Krabbé

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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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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

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Holidays:
  • Brazil - Student�s Day, Lawyer�s Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
  • Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
  • Taiwan - Valentine's Day
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
  • St. Chromatius
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Famous Deaths:
  • Pauline Lafont: French actress, daughter of Diourka Medveczky, Hungarian sculptor, and Bernadette Lafont, French actress.
  • Jean-Pierre Ponnele: Opera director (Carmina Burana), dies at 56.
  • Anne Ramsey: American actress, dies of cancer at age 59 (born 1929).
Facts:
  • 225 at bats after #299, Met Gary Carter is 59th to hit 300th HR
  • Charlotte Colisieum in Charlotte NC opens
  • Meir Kahane renounces US citizenship to stay in Israeli Parliament.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 11, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Libra

By: Don DeLillo

In this powerful, eerily convincing fictional speculation on the assassination of John F. Kennedy, Don DeLillo chronicles Lee Harvey Oswald's odyssey from troubled teenager to a man of precarious stability who

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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 Icarus Agenda

By: Robert Ludlum

Colorado Congressman Evan Kendrick is trying to live out his term quietly when a political mole reveals his deepest secret: Kendrick was the anonymous hero who freed the hostages held by Arab terrorists in the American embassy in Masqat, and ...

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Chaos

By: James Gleick

The million-copy bestseller by National Book Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist James Gleick that reveals the science behind chaos theoryNational bestsellerMore than a million copies soldA work of popular science

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Baal

Baal

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS

Genre: Action game, Platform game

Publisher: Psyclapse

Jet-Story

Jet-Story

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action Arcade game

Publisher: Ultrasoft

The Legend of Blacksilver

The Legend of Blacksilver

Platform: Commodore 64, Apple II

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Epyx

Legend of Makai

Legend of Makai

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform game

Devastators

Devastators

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up Third-person shooter

Publisher: Konami

Home videos

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

Stakeout

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Shakedown

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Overboard

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The Seventh Sign

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Innerspace

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