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Thursday December 29, 1988

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 29, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michaela Kocianová and Yu (Cinema Bizarre). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Every Rose Has Its Thorn by Poison. In UK Especially For You by Kylie & Jason was in the top 5 hits. War Requiem, directed by Derek Jarman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while The Last Lion by William Manchester was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Bottom Line. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Amadeus Revenge or Ebonstar.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 29 December 1988

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Movies

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

War Requiem

Directed by: Derek Jarman

Starring: Nathaniel Parker, Tilda Swinton, Laurence Olivier, Patricia Hayes

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Touch of Death

Directed by: Lucio Fulci

Starring: Brett Halsey, Ria De Simone, Al Cliver, Sacha Darwin

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Robo Vampire

Directed by: Godfrey Ho

Starring: Robin Mackay, Nian Watts, Harry Myles, Joe Browne

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Beaches

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Bette Midler, Barbara Hershey, John Heard, Spalding Gray

Country: United States

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Working Girl

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Melanie Griffith, Harrison Ford, Sigourney Weaver, Alec Baldwin

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Bottom Line

Directed by: Tom Rulon

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Dirty Dancing

Directed by: lionsgate

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USA Up All Night

Starring: Carla Ulbrich

Country: United States

T.Bag and the Revenge of the T.Set

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 December 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Soviet Red Army hockey team edges New York Islanders, 3-2 at Nassau Coliseum.
  • Victorian Post Office Museum in Australia closes.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 29, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1988?

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Books

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

The Last Lion

By: William Manchester

Spanning the years 1940 to 1965, The Last Lion: Defender of the Realm begins shortly after Winston Churchill became prime minister—when Great Britain stood alone against the overwhelming might of Nazi

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Don'T Bend Over In The Garden, Granny, You Know Them Taters Got Eyes

By: Lewis Grizzard

This time Lewis Grizzard has gone and done it--written a book about sex, as seen through his bespectacled, ironic squint. He tells us why Junior Leaguers don't do it in groups,

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The Sands Of Time

By: Sidney Sheldon

Spain. A land of eternal passion and unceasing bloodshed. From the vengeance of a pitiless tyrant, four women flee the sacred, once-safe walls of a convent: LUCIA, the proud survivor harboring a murderous secret from the savage clan wars of ...

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Gracie

By: George Burns

"SAY GOODNIGHT, GRACIE..." With those now familiar words, George Burns and Gracie Allen bid farewell to devoted audiences at the end of each of their broadcasts throughout the Golden Age of

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Iron Tank: The Invasion of Normandy Great Tank

Iron Tank: The Invasion of Normandy Great Tank

Platform: NES

Genre: Shooting

Publisher: SNK

Bonze Adventure

Bonze Adventure

Platform: Arcade, PC Engine, Virtual Console

Genre: Action

Publisher: Taito Corporation

Ebonstar

Ebonstar

Platform: Amiga

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: MicroIllusions

Beyond the Ice Palace

Beyond the Ice Palace

Platform: Amiga Amstrad CPC Atari ST Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Elite Systems

Amadeus Revenge

Amadeus Revenge

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Music game, Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Systems Editoriale s.r.l.

Home videos

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

Like Father Like Son

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Above the Law

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Hamburger Hill

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Overboard

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Critters 2: The Main Course

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