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Friday August 26, 1988

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 26, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tori Black and Evan Ross. 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 Zoya by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching First Impressions. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Caveman Ugh-Lympics or Akakage.
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What the sky looked like on 26 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 26 August 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
  • Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
  • Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 26, 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 ?

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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Almost Golden

By: Gwenda Blair

Almost Golden: Jessica Savitch and the Selling of Television News

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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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The Duchess Of Windsor

By: Charles Higham

"Deeply researched, valuable." –The New York Times Book Review "A shocker . . . stunning . . . absolutely hypnotic.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Chopper I

Chopper I

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: SNK

First Queen

First Queen

Platform: Super Famicom[1] Microsoft Windows Sharp X68000 NEC PC-9801

Genre: Real-time strategy RPG Action RPG

Publisher: Culture Brain

Caveman Ugh-Lympics

Platform: Commodore 64, DOS, Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Sports (Olympic)

Publisher: Electronic Arts, Data East USA (NES)

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BattleTech: The Crescent Hawk's Inception

BattleTech: The Crescent Hawk's Inception

Platform: PC, Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Infocom

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?

Less Than Zero

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Beverly Hills Cop II

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Predator

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Three Men and a Baby

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The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking

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