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Friday 29 July 1988

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on July 29, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alexander Eusebio and Tarjei Bø. 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 Generation Of Swine by Hunter S. Thompson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Luv Kush. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Denizen or The Final Round.
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What the sky looked like on 29 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 29 July 1988 ?

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Facts:
  • Baltimore trades Mike Boddicker to the Red Sox for Brady Anderson and Curt Schilling
  • Rick Sutcliffe swipes home, 1st pitcher since Pascual Perez in 1984 to steal home
  • South African government bans anti-apartheid film Cry Freedom
  • Last US Playboy Club (Lansing, Michigan) closes.
  • Judge orders NASA to release unedited tape from Challenger cockpit.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 29, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

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Books

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

Generation Of Swine

By: Hunter S. Thompson

From the bestselling author of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, the legendary Hunter S. Thompson’s second volume of the “Gonzo Papers” is back.

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A Trail Of Memories

By: Angelique L'Amour

For decades, generations of readers have shared their favorite passages of favorite Louis L'Amour novels and short stories: parents with their children, neighbors with their friends, executives with their staff and

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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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A Thief Of Time

By: Tony Hillerman

At a moonlit Indian ruin—where "thieves of time" ravage sacred ground in the name of profit—a noted anthropologist vanishes while on the verge of making a startling, history-altering discovery.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Denizen

Denizen

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Players Software

Earthlight

Earthlight

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Firebird Software

The Final Round

The Final Round

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports (boxing)

Bravoman

Platform: Arcade, PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16, Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Beat 'em up/horizontal scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP Namco; NA NEC

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Gamma Strike

Gamma Strike

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Publisher: Gamesware

Home videos

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

Stakeout

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The Seventh Sign

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Good Morning, Vietnam

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Moonstruck

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The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking

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