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Thursday 16 June 1988

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Keshia Chante and Banks . In that special week of June people in US were listening to Together Forever (Remix) by Rick Astley. In UK With A Little Help From My Friends / She's Leaving Home by Wet Wet Wet / Billy Bragg With Cara Tivey was in the top 5 hits. Who Framed Roger Rabbit, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Freaky Deaky by Elmore Leonard was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching TV Pirata. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bases Loaded II: Second Season or Arena Football.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Chelmsford 123

Starring: Jimmy Mulville, Rory McGrath, Philip Pope, Howard Lew Lewis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Fear

Starring: Iain Glen, Susannah Harker, Jesse Birdsall, Anthony Valentine

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Street

Written by: John Mankiewicz, Daniel Pyne

Starring: Stephen Chen, Patrick Garner, Marc Baron, Timothy C. Burns

Country: United States

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The Stars

Starring: Nigel Henbest

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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A Bit of Fry and Laurie

Starring: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd, Joanna Cassidy

Country: United States

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The Great Outdoors

Directed by: Howard Deutch

Starring: Dan Aykroyd, John Candy, Stephanie Faracy

Country: United States

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Bull Durham

Directed by: Ron Shelton

Starring: Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins

Country: United States

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Red Heat

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Belushi, Peter Boyle

Country: United States

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Big

Directed by: Penny Marshall

Starring: Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 June 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • South Africa - Youth Day.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
  • Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
  • 16 June Movement
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Miguel Pinero: Puerto Rican playwright, actor and co-founder of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe (Born 1946).
Facts:
  • Boston Red Sox Barrett steals home

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in June 1988?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mikhail Gorbachev & Ronald Reagan -- June 13, 1988
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9121
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Raisa Gorbachev -- June 6, 1988

Books

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

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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Love In The Time Of Cholera

By: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

In their youth, Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love. When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy, well-born doctor, Florentino is devastated, but he is a romantic.

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A Trail Of Memories

By: Angelique L'Amour

For decades, generations of readers have shared their favorite passages of favorite Louis L'Amour novels and short stories: parents with their children, neighbors with their friends, executives with their staff and

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bases Loaded II: Second Season

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Jaleco

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Blade Eagle 3-D

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Action Rail shooter

Publisher: Sega

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The Colony

Platform: Macintosh, DOS, Amiga

Genre: First-person shooter, Adventure, Puzzle

Publisher: Mindscape

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John Madden Football

Platform: Commodore 64/Commodore 128, Apple II, MS-DOS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Arena Football

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: American football

Publisher: C159 Production

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