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Tuesday July 12, 1988

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 12, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Melissa O'Neil and Risa Taneda. 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. Saturday Night Out, directed by Robert Hartford-Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Show Time by Pat Riley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Barfuß ins Bett. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Demon's Winter or Hard Head.
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What the sky looked like on 12 July 1988

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Movies

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

Saturday Night Out

Directed by: Robert Hartford-Davis

Starring: Heather Sears, John Bonney, Bernard Lee, Erika Remberg

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Mr. North

Directed by: Danny Huston

Starring: Anthony Edwards, Robert Mitchum, Lauren Bacall, Harry Dean Stanton

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Die Hard

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson

Country: United States

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Midnight Run

Directed by: Martin Brest

Starring: Robert De Niro, Charles Grodin, Yaphet Kotto, John Ashton

Country: United States

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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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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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Wheel of Fortune

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 July 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
  • Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
  • Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
  • Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
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Facts:
  • 59th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 2-1 at Riverfront Stadium, Cin
  • All star MVP: Terry Steinbach (Oakland Athletics)
  • USSR launches Phobos II for Martian orbit.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 12, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1988 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. QUE TE PASA - Yuri
  2. TOCO MADERA - Raphael
  3. SUENO CONTIGO - Jose Luis Rodriguez
  4. Todo Por Ti - Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine
  5. QUERIENDO Y NO - Isabel Pantoja
  6. Es un alma en pena - Lucia Mendez
  7. Braulio - EL VICIO DE TU BOCA
  8. LA ULTIMA LUNA - Emmanuel
  9. Dyango - AHORA
  10. DESESPERADO - Luis Enrique
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Glenn Medeiros - Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You
  2. The Twist (Yo, Twist) - The Fat Boys With Chubby Checker
  3. Push It / Tramp - Salt-N-Pepa
  4. Bros - I Owe You Nothing
  5. Sabrina - Boys (Summertime Love)

Books

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

Show Time

By: Pat Riley

The head coach of the world champion Los Angeles Lakers presents the inside story of the team's 1986-87 championship season, reveals his strategies, and offers his views on the team's star players and celebrity fans

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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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Freaky Deaky

By: Elmore Leonard

“Wonderfully wicked…a nonstop, pedal-to-the-metal romp.” —Chicago TribuneOver-the-hill former counter-culture SDS revolutionaries decide to turn bomb-making—and detonating—from a political statement to a profitable enterprise in the master Elmore Leonard’s electrifying and explosively

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Anticipation

Anticipation

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Board game

Publisher: Nintendo

Jordan vs. Bird: One on One

Platform: Commodore 64, MS-DOS, Game Boy, Mega Drive/Genesis, NES

Genre: Sports (Basketball)

Publisher: Electronic Arts Milton Bradley (NES)

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Demon's Winter

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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Hard Head

Hard Head

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform

Goody

Goody

Platform: Amstrad CPC, DOS, ZX Spectrum, MSX

Genre: Action game, Platform game

Publisher: Opera Soft

Home videos

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

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

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Eddie Murphy Raw

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Willow

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The Wind in the Willows

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Fatal Attraction

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