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Thursday June 16, 1988

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 16, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Keshia Chanté and Nathan Parsons. 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 For The Record by Donald T. Regan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Barfuß ins Bett. If you liked videogames you were probably playing By Fair Means or Foul aka Pro Boxing Simulator or Desert Commander.
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What the sky looked like on 16 June 1988

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Movies

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

Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd, Joanna Cassidy, Charles Fleischer

Country: United States

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Cameron's Closet

Directed by: Armand Mastroianni

Starring: Cotter Smith, Mel Harris, Scott Curtis, Chuck McCann

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Bull Durham

Directed by: Ron Shelton

Starring: Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins, Trey Wilson

Country: United States

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The Great Outdoors

Directed by: Howard Deutch

Starring: Dan Aykroyd, John Candy, Stephanie Faracy, Annette Bening

Country: United States

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Red Heat

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jim Belushi, Peter Boyle, Ed O'Ross

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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S.O.S.

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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 16, 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 June 1988 ?

Top #9 Latin songs
  1. QUE TE PASA - Yuri
  2. TOCO MADERA - Raphael
  3. QUERIENDO Y NO - Isabel Pantoja
  4. Todo Por Ti - Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine
  5. LA ULTIMA LUNA - Emmanuel
  6. Braulio - EL VICIO DE TU BOCA
  7. Y AHORA TE VAS - Los Bukis
  8. Juan Gabriel - DEBO HACERLO
  9. AY AMOR - Ana Gabriel
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. With A Little Help From My Friends / She's Leaving Home - Wet Wet Wet / Billy Bragg With Cara Tivey
  2. The Timelords - Doctorin' The Tardis
  3. Bros - I Owe You Nothing
  4. Kylie Minogue - Got To Be Certain
  5. Desireless - Voyage Voyage

Books

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

For The Record

By: Donald T. Regan

In this provocative and stunningly insightful memoir, Donald T. Regan takes us down the corridors of power in Washington and into the heart of the Reagan Administration.

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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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Washington Goes To War

By: David Brinkley

Though it is today the hub of international affairs and government, Washington, D.C. was once little more than a small Southern town that happened to host our nationally elected officials.

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The Power Game

By: Hedrick Smith

Pulitzer Prize winner Hedrick Smith goes inside America's power center in Washington, DC to reveal how the game of governing was played in the 1980s.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

By Fair Means or Foul aka Pro Boxing Simulator

By Fair Means or Foul aka Pro Boxing Simulator

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Fighting game, Sports game

Publisher: Superior/Acornsoft Superior/Alligata Codemasters

Desert Commander

Platform: NES/Family Computer

Genre: Historic turn-based strategy

Publisher: Kemco

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Lancelot

Lancelot

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, ZX Spectrum.

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Mandarin Software

Blasted

Blasted

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Bally Midway

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?

The Couch Trip

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Spaceballs

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Broadcast News

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The Wind in the Willows

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