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Monday August 29, 1988

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 29, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Matt Cahill and Jenny Fox. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Monkey by George Michael. In UK Groovy Kind Of Love by Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits. Dead Ringers, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Riding The Iron Rooster by Paul Theroux was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching First Impressions. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fish! or Black Lamp.
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What the sky looked like on 29 August 1988

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Dead Ringers

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Jeremy Irons, Geneviève Bujold, Heidi von Palleske, Barbara Gordon

Country: United States

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Paperhouse

Directed by: Bernard Rose

Starring: Charlotte Burke, Jane Bertish, Samantha Cahill, Glenne Headly

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Baby Boom

Directed by: Charles Shyer

Starring: Diane Keaton, Sam Shepard, Harold Ramis, Kristina Kennedy

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Some Girls

Directed by: Michael Hoffman

Starring: Patrick Dempsey, Jennifer Connelly, Sheila Kelley, Lance Edwards

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Moon Over Parador

Directed by: Paul Mazursky

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Raul Julia, Sônia Braga, Jonathan Winters

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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 29 August 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • USSR launches 3 Cosmonauts (Valery Polyakav, 1 Afghan) to station Mir

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 29, 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 ?

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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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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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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A Brief History Of Time

By: Stephen W. Hawking

Stephen Hawking has earned a reputation as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein. In this landmark volume, Professor Hawking shares his blazing intellect with nonscientists everywhere, guiding us expertly to

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Arcade Volleyball

Arcade Volleyball

Platform: Commodore 64, Amiga

Genre: Sports

Publisher: COMPUTE! Publications, Inc.

Ingrid's Back

Ingrid's Back

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

Genre: Text Adventure

Publisher: Level 9

Black Lamp

Black Lamp

Platform: Amiga, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: platform

Publisher: Firebird Software

Fish!

Fish!

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

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Rainbird Software

Dark Side

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

Genre: First person shooter

Publisher: Incentive Software

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Home videos

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

Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood

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Jaws: The Revenge

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Dirty Dancing

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No Way Out

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Innerspace

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