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Friday June 17, 1988

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 17, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ruben Sole and Kyle Heckathorn. 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 Barfuß ins Bett. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Last Ninja 2: Back with a Vengeance or Batman: The Caped Crusader.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 17 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 17 June 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Bruce Springsteen separates from Juliette Phillips
  • Microsoft releases MS DOS 4.0.
  • Soyuz TM-5 launches
  • Women sentenced to 90 years in first product tampering murder case.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 17, 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 ?

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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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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Moonwalk

By: Michael Jackson

The #1 New York Times bestseller! Michael Jackson’s one and only autobiography – his life, in his words. With original Foreword by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, a new Introduction by Motown founder

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The Rise And Fall Of The Great Powers

By: Paul Kennedy

About national and international power in the "modern" or Post Renaissance period. Explains how the various powers have risen and fallen over the 5 centuries since the formation of the "new

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Kid Kool

Kid Kool

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Vic Tokai

Akira

Akira

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Adventure, visual novel

Batman: The Caped Crusader

Batman: The Caped Crusader

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Apple II, MS-DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action adventure

Publisher: Ocean Software

Gain Ground

Gain Ground

Platform: Sega System 24, Sega Master System, Mega Drive/Genesis, TurboGrafx-16 CD

Genre: Action game, strategy video game, real-time tactical shooter

Publisher: Sega

Last Ninja 2: Back with a Vengeance

Last Ninja 2: Back with a Vengeance

Platform: Last Ninja 2: 1988: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC 1989: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, 1990: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, NES (as The Last Ninja) 2008: Virtual Console Last Ninja Remix: 1990: Commodore

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Activision Ubi Soft (10 Megahits Vol. 3) Ocean Software (100% Dynamite) Jaleco

Home videos

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

Willow

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Vice Versa

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Less Than Zero

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The Monster Squad

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The Lost Boys

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