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Wednesday June 22, 1988

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on June 22, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Portia Doubleday and Danny Davis (snowboarder). 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. Coming to America, directed by John Landis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Battle Cry Of Freedom by James M. McPherson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Barfuß ins Bett. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Akakage or Death Bringer Galdregon's Domain.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 22 June 1988

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Movies

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

Coming to America

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Paul Bates, Garcelle Beauvais, Feather

Country: United States

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Pumpkinhead

Directed by: Stan Winston

Starring: Lance Henriksen, Jeff East, John D'Aquino, Kimberly Ross

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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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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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Hora Marcada

Hothouse

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 June 1988 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Bramwell Fletcher: Actor (Mummy, Raffles, Svengali), dies at 84.
  • Ross Ford: Actor (Reform School Girl, Jungle Patrol).
  • Dennis Day: Irish-American singer and radio and television personality (Jack Benny Show), dies of Lou Gehrigs disease at age 71 (born 1916).
Facts:
  • Disney releases the Touchstone Pictures animated and live-action feature film Who Framed Roger Rabbit? to theaters. It cost US$50.6 million to make, and another US$30 million for marketing. This film marks the first-ever on-screen meeting of Donald Duck and Daffy Duck. The film is based on the book Who Censored Roger Rabbit? by Gary Wolf.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 22, 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 #10 Latin songs
  1. QUE TE PASA - Yuri
  2. TOCO MADERA - Raphael
  3. Todo Por Ti - Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine
  4. LA ULTIMA LUNA - Emmanuel
  5. QUERIENDO Y NO - Isabel Pantoja
  6. Braulio - EL VICIO DE TU BOCA
  7. CUANDO EL AMOR SE ACABA - Jose Feliciano
  8. Es un alma en pena - Lucia Mendez
  9. SUENO CONTIGO - Jose Luis Rodriguez
  10. VEN DEVORAME OTRA VEZ - Lalo Rodriguez
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 ?

Battle Cry Of Freedom

By: James M. McPherson

Filled with fresh interpretations and information, puncturing old myths and challenging new ones, Battle Cry of Freedom will unquestionably become the standard one-volume history of the Civil War.James

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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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Zoya

By: Danielle Steel

Against the backdrop of the Russian Revolution and World War I Europe, Zoya, young cousin to the Tsar, flees St. Petersburg to Paris to find safety. Her entire world forever changed, she faces hard times and joins the Ballet Russe ...

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Picasso

By: Arianna Stassinopoulos Huffington

[Audiobook CASSETTE Library Edition in vinyl case.] [Read by Nadia May] This landmark biography penetrates the barriers of legend to bring to full and intimate life a man whose burning passions--for

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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)

Death Bringer Galdregon's Domain

Death Bringer Galdregon's Domain

Platform: Amiga, C64, TurboGrafx-CD, Sharp X68000

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Spotlight Software Telenet Japan (Sharp X68000)

Baal

Baal

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

Genre: Action game, Platform game

Publisher: Psyclapse

Battlehawks 1942

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Flight simulation

Publisher: Lucasfilm Games

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Akakage

Akakage

Platform: Famicom

Genre: Action

Publisher: Toei Animation

Home videos

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

Stakeout

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Eddie Murphy Raw

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Cinderella

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Fatal Beauty

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