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Sunday 24 July 1988

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on July 24, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Han Seung-yeon and Ricky Petterd. 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 Generation Of Swine by Hunter S. Thompson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Luv Kush. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jet-Story or Last Armageddon.
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What the sky looked like on 24 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 24 July 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Utah - Pioneer Day (1847)
  • St. Ruffin
  • St. Wulfhad
  • St. David
  • St. Romanus, 2nd bishop of Rochester.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • US and Jamaica play scoreless tie, in second round of 1990 world soccer cup.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 24, 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 ?

Generation Of Swine

By: Hunter S. Thompson

From the bestselling author of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, the legendary Hunter S. Thompson’s second volume of the “Gonzo Papers” is back.

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Thriving On Chaos

By: Tom Peters

The national bestseller that offers prescriptions for an economic world turned upside down. A New York Times bestseller for eleven months.

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Chaos

By: James Gleick

The million-copy bestseller by National Book Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist James Gleick that reveals the science behind chaos theoryNational bestsellerMore than a million copies soldA work of popular science

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To Be The Best

By: Barbara Taylor Bradford

Enthralling sequel to Barbara Taylor Bradford's universally loved novels, A Woman of Substance and Hold The Dream. Set in Yorkshire, Hong Kong and America, this remarkable contemporary novel continues the

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Lancelot

Lancelot

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

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Mandarin Software

Jack Nicklaus' Greatest 18 Holes of Major Championship Golf

Jack Nicklaus' Greatest 18 Holes of Major Championship Golf

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple IIGS, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Mac OS, MSX, NES, PC-88, PC Engine, Sharp X68000, TurboGrafx-16, TurboGrafx-CD

Genre: Sports game (golf)

Publisher: Accolade, Konami (NES), Victor Entertainment (Sharp X68000, MSX2)

Last Armageddon

Last Armageddon

Platform: NEC PC-8801 MSX Sharp X68000 PC Engine CD-ROM²[3] Family Computer[1] DOS FM Towns

Genre: Role-playing game[1]

Publisher: Yutaka[1] (Famicom)

Jet-Story

Jet-Story

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action Arcade game

Publisher: Ultrasoft

Laser Squad

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Blade Software Micro League Multimedia (PC)

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Home videos

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

School Daze

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Red Heat

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Vice Versa

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Arthur 2: On the Rocks

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