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Sunday August 14, 1988

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 14, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Miranda Rae Mayo and Shahd Barmada. 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 The Cardinal Of The Kremlin by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Encadenados. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Computer Edition of Scrabble or The Guardian Legend.
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What the sky looked like on 14 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 14 August 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Paraguay - Flag Day
  • St. Maximilian Kolbe
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
  • United States - National Code talkers Day
  • Pakistan - Independence Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Roy Buchanan: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Snakestretchers) (d. 1988).
  • Enzo Ferrari: Italian industrialist and car racing enthusiast, considered the world’s most famous auto maker after Henry Ford, whose blood-red racing cars became a symbol of wealth and sportiness for those who could afford their six-figure cost.
  • Robert Calvert: English singer-songwriter and playwright (Hawkwind) (d. 1988).
Facts:
  • 70th PGA Championship: Jeff Sluman shoots a 272 at Oak Tree Golf Club - Edmond
  • Detroit beats Sox, 18-6, at Fenway, ends Boston winning streak at 24

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 14, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Cardinal Of The Kremlin

By: Tom Clancy

Two men possess vital data on Russia’s Star Wars missile defense system. One of them is CARDINAL—America's highest agent in the Kremlin—and he's about to be terminated by the KGB.

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Crimson Joy

By: Robert B. Parker

A serial killer is on the loose in Beantown and the cops can't catch him. But when the killer leaves his red rose calling card for Spenser's own Susan Silverman, he

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Thriving On Chaos

By: Tom Peters

The national bestseller that offers prescriptions for an economic world turned upside down. A New York Times bestseller for eleven months.

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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 ?

The Guardian Legend

Platform: NES

Genre: Action-adventure game Scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP Irem; NA Brøderbund; EU Nintendo

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Kid Kool

Kid Kool

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Vic Tokai

The Computer Edition of Scrabble

The Computer Edition of Scrabble

Platform: Apple II, DOS, Macintosh

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Virgin Interactive Entertainment

Konami Wai Wai World

Konami Wai Wai World

Platform: Family Computer Mobile Phones

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Konami

Altered Beast

Platform: MS-DOS, Amstrad CPC, MSX, Family Computer, Atari ST, Commodore Amiga, Master System, Mega Drive/Genesis, PC Engine, Commodore 64, Xbox 360 (Xbox Live Arcade), iOS, ZX Spectrum, PlayStation 2

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

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Home videos

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

Mothra

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Return of the Living Dead Part II

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The Running Man

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Shoot to Kill

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Three Men and a Baby

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