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Sunday August 28, 1988

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 28, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rosie Maclennan . 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 Demon Lord Of Karanda by David Eddings was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching First Impressions. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Carrier Command or Heavy Unit.
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What the sky looked like on 28 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 28 August 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
  • Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Hazel Dawn: US singer / actress (Under Clover, Margie), dies at 98.
  • Jean Marchand: French military man, a General and African explorer.
Facts:
  • 40th Emmy Awards: 30something, Wonder Years and Richard Kiley
  • 70 killed in crash of 3 Italian AF fighters at air show in Germany
  • 88th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Eric Meeks
  • Italian stunt flyers crashes in flames in West Germany, killing 50
  • Patty Jordan wins LPGA Ocean State Golf Open

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 28, 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 ?

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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The Rise And Fall Of The Great Powers

By: Paul Kennedy

About national and international power in the "modern" or Post Renaissance period. Explains how the various powers have risen and fallen over the 5 centuries since the formation of the "new

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Riding The Iron Rooster

By: Paul Theroux

Paul Theroux, the author of the train travel classics The Great Railway Bazaar and The Old Patagonian Express, takes to the rails once again in this account of his epic journey

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Heavy Unit

Heavy Unit

Platform: Arcade, PC Engine, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Horizontal Scrolling Shooter

Publisher: Taito

Katakis

Katakis

Platform: Amiga Commodore 64 iOS (ZX Spectrum Collection)

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Rainbow Arts

Corruption

Corruption

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Acorn Archimedes, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Apple Macintosh, MS-DOS, Sinclair Spectrum.

Genre: Text Adventure

Publisher: Rainbird Software

Bad Dudes Vs. DragonNinja

Bad Dudes Vs. DragonNinja

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, NES, ZX Spectrum, Zeebo

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Data East (Japan) Data East USA (North America) Imagine Software (Europe) Namco Ocean Software Majesco Entertainment G-mode Co., Ltd. (Brazil)

Carrier Command

Carrier Command

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

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Publisher: Rainbird

Home videos

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

Eddie Murphy Raw

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D.O.A.

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Willow

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master

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Planes, Trains and Automobiles

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