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Tuesday August 23, 1988

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 23, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jeremy Lin and Alice Glass. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Monkey by George Michael. In UK The Only Way Is Up by Yazz & The Plastic Population was in the top 5 hits. Story of Women, directed by Claude Chabrol, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Alaska by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching First Impressions. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Final Blow or Golgo 13: Top Secret Episode.
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What the sky looked like on 23 August 1988

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Movies

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

Story of Women

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

Starring: Isabelle Huppert, François Cluzet, Marie Trintignant, Nils Tavernier

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Eight Men Out

Directed by: John Sayles

Starring: John Cusack, Clifton James, Michael Lerner, Christopher Lloyd

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Miracle Mile

Directed by: Steve De Jarnatt

Starring: Anthony Edwards, Mare Winningham, John Agar, Lou Hancock

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1969

Directed by: Ernest Thompson

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Kiefer Sutherland, Bruce Dern, Mariette Hartley

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Betrayed

Directed by: Costa-Gavras

Starring: Debra Winger, Tom Berenger, John Heard, Betsy Blair

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TV Series

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

First Impressions

Directed by: Eric Shapiro

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Encadenados

Directed by: Not specifed

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 August 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
  • Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
  • Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
  • RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
  • Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
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Facts:
  • Mike Tyson and Mitch Green brawl at 4 A.M. in Harlem

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 23, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

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Books

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

Alaska

By: James A. Michener

In this sweeping epic of the northernmost American frontier, James A. Michener guides us through Alaska’s fierce terrain and history, from the long-forgotten past to the bustling present.

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Firefighters

By: Dennis Smith

An unforgettable journey through the daily lives of the brave men and women who have made saving lives their profession.Dennis Smith, author of Report from Engine Co.

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Demon Lord Of Karanda

By: David Eddings

In an adventurous sequel to THE MALLOREAN, David Eddings tells the story of King Garion's abducted infant son and his efforts to save him.

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Timothy'S Game

By: Lawrence Sanders

Lawrence Sanders, author of "The Anderson Tapes," "The First Deadly Sin," and most recently, "The Timothy Files," continues the adventures of Timothy Cone, a tough Wall Street stock investigator, which involve

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

King's Quest IV: The Perils of Rosella

King's Quest IV: The Perils of Rosella

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Atari ST

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Final Blow

Final Blow

Platform: Arcade, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Taito

Impossible Mission II

Impossible Mission II

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple IIe, Apple IIc, Apple IIgs, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, NES, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Epyx

Jaseiken Necromancer

Jaseiken Necromancer

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

Genre: Action/role-playing video game

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Golgo 13: Top Secret Episode

Golgo 13: Top Secret Episode

Platform: NES

Genre: Action adventure

Publisher: Vic Tokai

Home videos

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

Stakeout

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Broadcast News

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Born in East L.A.

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Action Jackson

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Jaws: The Revenge

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