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Friday 12 August 1988

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 12, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Leah Pipes and Tyson Fury. 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 Senatorial Privilege by Leo Damore was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Encadenados. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Legendary Wings or 8 Eyes.
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What the sky looked like on 12 August 1988

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Movies

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

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

Which were the important events of 12 August 1988 ?

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Facts:
  • Movie Last Temptation of Christ is released
  • Nelson Mandela is treated for tuberculosis at hospital
  • Red Sox beat Tigers 9-4 for AL record 23rd consecutive win at home
  • Boston Red Sox set American League consecutive home victories at 23.
  • Richard Thornburgh becomes US Attorney General.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 12, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Senatorial Privilege

By: Leo Damore

More than two decades have passed since a car driven by Senator Edward Kennedy plunged off Dike Bridge on Chappaquiddick killing former staffer Mary Jo Kopechne.

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The Bonfire Of The Vanities

By: Tom Wolfe

Vintage Tom Wolfe, The Bonfire of the Vanities, the #1 bestseller that will forever define late-twentieth-century New York style. "No one has portrayed New York Society this accurately and devastatingly since Edith Wharton" (The National Review)“A page-turner .

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Picasso

By: Arianna Stassinopoulos Huffington

[Audiobook CASSETTE Library Edition in vinyl case.] [Read by Nadia May] This landmark biography penetrates the barriers of legend to bring to full and intimate life a man whose burning passions--for

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Till We Meet Again

By: Judith Krantz

Eve dared. . . Eve, with passion that overruled her total innocence, ran away from home to live in unrepentant sin; won stardom singing on the stage of the Parisian music

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Chopper I

Chopper I

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: SNK

Akira

Akira

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Adventure, visual novel

Michael Andretti's World GP

Platform: NES

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Varie American Sammy

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8 Eyes

8 Eyes

Platform: NES

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: JP SETA; NA Taxan

Legendary Wings

Legendary Wings

Platform: Arcade, NES

Genre: Scrolling shooter, platform

Publisher: Capcom

Home videos

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

Hellraiser

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Less Than Zero

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Big Top Pee-wee

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Planes, Trains and Automobiles

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Beetlejuice

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