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Wednesday July 20, 1988

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 20, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Julianne Hough and Julianne Hough American ballroom dancer. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Hold On To The Nights by Richard Marx. In UK Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You by Glenn Medeiros was in the top 5 hits. Monkey Shines, directed by George A. Romero, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Treasure by Clive Cussler was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Luv Kush. If you liked videogames you were probably playing F/A-18 Interceptor or Jaseiken Necromancer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 20 July 1988

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Movies

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

Monkey Shines

Directed by: George A. Romero

Starring: Jason Beghe, John Pankow, Kate McNeil, Joyce Van Patten

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Cocktail

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

Starring: Tom Cruise, Bryan Brown, Elisabeth Shue, Lisa Banes

Country: United States

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Deadly Stranger

Directed by: Max Kleven

Starring: Darlanne Fluegel, Michael J. Moore, John Vernon, Taylor Lacher

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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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TV Series

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

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 20 July 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Jerome Aemiliani
  • St. Rufina
  • St. Flavian
  • St. Justa
  • St. Margaret of Antioch
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Michael Dukakis selected Democratic presidential nominee
  • The Democratic National Convention in Atlanta, Georgia nominates Michael Dukakis for U.S. President and Lloyd Bentsen for Vice President.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 20, 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 July 1988 ?

Top #9 Latin songs
  1. QUE TE PASA - Yuri
  2. TOCO MADERA - Raphael
  3. SUENO CONTIGO - Jose Luis Rodriguez
  4. Es un alma en pena - Lucia Mendez
  5. Todo Por Ti - Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine
  6. QUERIENDO Y NO - Isabel Pantoja
  7. LA ULTIMA LUNA - Emmanuel
  8. Dyango - AHORA
  9. Braulio - EL VICIO DE TU BOCA
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 ?

Treasure

By: Clive Cussler

Clive Cussler, author of sixteen consecutive New York Times bestseller brings us beloved character Dirk Pitt, who discovers a trail leading straight to priceless treasures.

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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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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 Shell Seekers

By: Rosamunde Pilcher

"A huge warm saga . . . A deeply satisfying story written with love and confidence." --Maeve Binchy in The New York Times Book ReviewFor the first time ever in trade

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

F/A-18 Interceptor

F/A-18 Interceptor

Platform: Amiga

Genre: Flight sim

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Dynamite Düx

Dynamite Düx

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

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

Madden NFL

Madden NFL

Platform: Apple II, Amiga, Macintosh, SNES, Sega Genesis, Game Gear, 3DO, Nintendo 64, Nintendo GameCube, Wii, Wii U, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, Windows PC, Mac OS X, DOS, PlayStat

Genre: American football video game

Publisher: EA Sports

Jaseiken Necromancer

Jaseiken Necromancer

Platform: PC Engine, Mobile phone, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network

Genre: Action/role-playing video game

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Devastators

Devastators

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up Third-person shooter

Publisher: Konami

Home videos

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

Three O'Clock High

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Willow

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Hellraiser

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The Last Emperor

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Cry Freedom

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