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Wednesday July 27, 1988

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on July 27, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Arthur Longo and Daniel Gruchy. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Roll With It by Steve Winwood. In UK The Only Way Is Up by Yazz & The Plastic Population was in the top 5 hits. Monkey Shines, directed by George A. Romero, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Love In The Time Of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Luv Kush. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Legend of Makai or Kings of the Beach.
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What the sky looked like on 27 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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The Incredibly Strange Film Show

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 July 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Malchus
  • Maldives - Independence Day, 2nd Day
  • Vietnam - Memorial Day for War Martyrs
  • Ancient Latvia - Septinu Guletaju Diena held
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 10 saints: St. Pantaleon
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Judith Barsi: Child actress, shot dead with mother by her father at 11.
Facts:
  • General Sein Lwin succeeds Ne Win as President of Burma
  • Tommy John commits rec 3 errors on 1 play as Yanks rout Brewers 16-3
  • Radio Shack announces the Tandy 1000 SL computer.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 27, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Love In The Time Of Cholera

By: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

In their youth, Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love. When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy, well-born doctor, Florentino is devastated, but he is a romantic.

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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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The Bonfire Of The Vanities

By: Tom Wolfe

Vintage Tom Wolfe, The Bonfire of the Vanities, the #1 bestseller that will forever define late-twentieth-century New York style. "No one has portrayed New York Society this accurately and devastatingly since Edith Wharton" (The National Review)“A page-turner .

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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 ?

Kings of the Beach

Kings of the Beach

Platform: Commodore 64/128, DOS, NES

Genre: Sports (beach volleyball)

Publisher: Electronic Arts Ultra Games (NES)

Cybernoid II: The Revenge

Cybernoid II: The Revenge

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Hewson Consultants

Akira

Akira

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Adventure, visual novel

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)

Legend of Makai

Legend of Makai

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform game

Home videos

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

Frantic

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Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood

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Beetlejuice

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The Princess Bride

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Three Men and a Baby

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