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Thursday June 23, 1988

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on June 23, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include JD Witherspoon and Chet Faker. 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 Freud by Peter Gay was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Barfuß ins Bett. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Herzog or Fire King.
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What the sky looked like on 23 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 23 June 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • J??i (L?go) - Latvia
  • Saint Jonas Day - Lithuania
  • The Happiest day of the year is June 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [4]
  • National holiday - Luxembourg
  • Midsummer's Eve, Christianized the eve of the feast of Saint John the Baptist, is celebrated in much of Northern Europe and the British Islands
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Facts:
  • Charlotte Hornets and Miami Heat begin their NBA expansion draft.
  • NASA scientist James Hansen testifies to the Senate that man-made global warming had begun.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 23, 1988 - Geocentric view

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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 ?

Freud

By: Peter Gay

A national bestseller"A magisterial contribution to the history of ideas. A fresh, illuminating perspective on one of the pivotal figures of our time." ―J. Anthony Lukas "[This] remarkable biography… briskly traces the story of Freud's life and education, deftly weaving ...

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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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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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Show Time

By: Pat Riley

The head coach of the world champion Los Angeles Lakers presents the inside story of the team's 1986-87 championship season, reveals his strategies, and offers his views on the team's star players and celebrity fans

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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

Herzog

Herzog

Platform: MSX PC-8801 Sharp X1

Genre: Proto-RTS Real-time tactics Tactical shooter

Publisher: TechnoSoft

Deja Vu II: Lost in Las Vegas

Deja Vu II: Lost in Las Vegas

Platform: Apple IIGS, Macintosh; Atari ST, CD-i, Commodore Amiga, Game Boy Color, PC, Pocket PC

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mindscape

Fire King

Fire King

Platform: Commodore 64, Commodore 128, DOS

Genre: Action Role-playing video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

America Daitōryō Senkyo

America Daitōryō Senkyo

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Government simulation

Publisher: Hect

Home videos

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

Baby Boom

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Less Than Zero

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Born in East L.A.

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Colors

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The Princess Bride

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