Sunday July 17, 1988

US date format: 7/17/1988, UK date format: 17/7/1988

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 17, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Summer Bishil and Guo Yue. 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 Tapestry by Belva Plain was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Brainstorm. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cabal or King of Kings.
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What the sky looked like on 17 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 of America

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Akira

Directed by: Katsuhiro Ôtomo

Starring: Mitsuo Iwata, Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, Tesshô Genda

Country: United States of America

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Midnight Run

Directed by: Martin Brest

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

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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

Brainstorm

Directed by: Douglas Trumbull

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The Big Picture

Directed by: Eric Lartigau

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Wheel of Fortune

Odos Antheon

The Kate Robbins Show

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 July 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
  • Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
  • South Korea - Constitution Day
  • Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
  • Feast Day of St Cynllo
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Facts:
  • 117th British Golf Open: Seve Ballesteros shoots 273 at Royal Lytham
  • Colleen Walker wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic
  • Highest temperature ever recorded in San Francisco, California: 103 degrees F (39 degrees C).

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Planetary positions on July 17, 1988 - Geocentric view

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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 ?

Tapestry

By: Belva Plain

Beginning in 1920, paralleling Hitler's rise to power, and encompassing World War II, Bleva Plain's new novel weaves the threads of history into a brilliant tapestry.

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Generation Of Swine

By: Hunter S. Thompson

From the bestselling author of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, the legendary Hunter S. Thompson’s second volume of the “Gonzo Papers” is back.

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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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Timothy'S Game

By: Lawrence Sanders

Lawrence Sanders, author of "The Anderson Tapes," "The First Deadly Sin," and most recently, "The Timothy Files," continues the adventures of Timothy Cone, a tough Wall Street stock investigator, which involve

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cabal

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, C64, ZX Spectrum, DOS, NES

Genre: Cabal shooter

Publisher: Taito Fabtek

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Dynamite Düx

Dynamite Düx

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Sega Master System, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

Baal

Baal

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS

Genre: Action game, Platform game

Publisher: Psyclapse

King of Kings

King of Kings

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Turn-based strategy wargame

Publisher: Namco

Battlehawks 1942

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Flight simulation

Publisher: Lucasfilm Games

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Home videos

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

The Pick-up Artist

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Above the Law

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The Reluctant Dragon

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She's Having a Baby

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