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Thursday July 21, 1988

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 21, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include DeAndre Jordan and Hatty Jones. 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 Capote by Gerald Clarke was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Luv Kush. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bombuzal or Draconus.
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What the sky looked like on 21 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 21 July 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Zoticus
  • St. Victor of Marseilles
  • St. Barhadbesciabus
  • St. Arbogastus
  • Catholic - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Praxedes
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Facts:
  • Mass Gov Michael Dukakis accepts Democratic nomination for President

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 21, 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 ?

Capote

By: Gerald Clarke

An American original, Truman Capote was one of the best writers of his generation, a superb and almost matchless stylist. His short stories made him a literary celebrity while still in

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Battle of Olympus

The Battle of Olympus

Platform: NES, Game Boy

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: JP Imagineer; NA Brøderbund; EU Nintendo; EU Imagineer (Game Boy)

Draconus

Draconus

Platform: Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Zeppelin Games

Bombuzal

Bombuzal

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

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Image Works Kemco

King of Kings

King of Kings

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Turn-based strategy wargame

Publisher: Namco

Famicom Wars

Famicom Wars

Platform: Family Computer, Virtual Console (Wii, 3DS, Wii U)

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Nintendo

Home videos

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

Spaceballs

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Big Top Pee-wee

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Switching Channels

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RoboCop

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Predator

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