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Tuesday 21 June 1988

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Thaddeus Young and Alejandro Ramirez. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Foolish Beat by Debbie Gibson. 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 People Like Us by Dominick Dunne was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching TV Pirata. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dark Side or Desert Commander.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Chelmsford 123

Starring: Jimmy Mulville, Rory McGrath, Philip Pope, Howard Lew Lewis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Fear

Starring: Iain Glen, Susannah Harker, Jesse Birdsall, Anthony Valentine

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Street

Written by: John Mankiewicz, Daniel Pyne

Starring: Stephen Chen, Patrick Garner, Marc Baron, Timothy C. Burns

Country: United States

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The Stars

Starring: Nigel Henbest

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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A Bit of Fry and Laurie

Starring: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd, Joanna Cassidy

Country: United States

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The Great Outdoors

Directed by: Howard Deutch

Starring: Dan Aykroyd, John Candy, Stephanie Faracy

Country: United States

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Bull Durham

Directed by: Ron Shelton

Starring: Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins

Country: United States

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Red Heat

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Belushi, Peter Boyle

Country: United States

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Big

Directed by: Penny Marshall

Starring: Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 June 1988 ?

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Facts:
  • 42nd NBA Championship: LA Lakers beat Detroit Pistons, 4 games to 3
  • Many killed at demonstration against general Ne Win in Rangoon
  • Rascals begin 1st tour in 20 years

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in June 1988?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Gardening -- June 20, 1988
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9122
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mikhail Gorbachev & Ronald Reagan -- June 13, 1988

Books

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

People Like Us

By: Dominick Dunne

Before they had Too Much Money, the inhabitants of Dominick Dunne’s glitzy, gossipy New York Times bestselling novels were People Like Us.The

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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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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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Inheritance

By: Judith Michael

This is a saga of a family pitted against an orphan and of a woman's fight to recover her reputation. A household help to the Salingers befriends the family patriarch and

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bloody Wolf

Platform: Arcade Game, TurboGrafx/PC Engine, Virtual Console

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Data East, NEC Home Electronics

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Decisive Battles of the American Civil War Volume 1: Bull Run to Chancellorsville

Decisive Battles of the American Civil War Volume 1: Bull Run to Chancellorsville

Platform: Commodore 64, Apple II.

Genre: Wargame

Ingrid's Back

Ingrid's Back

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

Genre: Text Adventure

Publisher: Level 9

Dark Side

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, PC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: First person shooter

Publisher: Incentive Software

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Desert Commander

Platform: NES/Family Computer

Genre: Historic turn-based strategy

Publisher: Kemco

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