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Sunday July 31, 1988

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on July 31, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Charlie Carver and AJ Green. 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 A Trail Of Memories by Angelique L'Amour was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Luv Kush. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Freedom Force or King of Kings.
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What the sky looked like on 31 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 31 July 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • St. John Columbini
  • Republic of the Congo - Upswing of the Revolution
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint Ignatius of Loyola (founder of the Jesuits)
  • St. Conrode (son of Leo and Kurt / El Gauchito Gil's former wife)
  • St. Helen of Skofde
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Facts:
  • Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Greater Washington Golf Open
  • Jose Canseco is 1st to hit 30 HRs in 1st 3 years
  • Last Playboy club closes (Lansing, Michigan)
  • Miami Dolphins beat San Francisco 49ers 27-21 in London.
  • Trindad Silva of TV show Hill Street Blues, dies at age 38 in an auto accident.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 31, 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 ?

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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The Icarus Agenda

By: Robert Ludlum

Colorado Congressman Evan Kendrick is trying to live out his term quietly when a political mole reveals his deepest secret: Kendrick was the anonymous hero who freed the hostages held by Arab terrorists in the American embassy in Masqat, and ...

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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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Rock Star

By: Jackie Collins

Newly repackaged—classic novels from New York Times bestselling author Jackie Collins! Power. Sex. Money. Fame. The new Hollywood wives have it all.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bonze Adventure

Bonze Adventure

Platform: Arcade, PC Engine, Virtual Console

Genre: Action

Publisher: Taito Corporation

Aleste

Aleste

Platform: Master System, MSX2, Wii Virtual Console, Java Midlet

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Sega (MS) Compile (MSX2) D4Enterprise (WVC) Square Enix Mobile (JM)

King of Kings

King of Kings

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Turn-based strategy wargame

Publisher: Namco

Arena Football

Arena Football

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: American football

Publisher: C159 Production

Freedom Force

Platform: NES,[1] Nintendo Vs. System

Genre: Light gun shooter action

Publisher: Sun Corporation of America

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Home videos

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

Baby Boom

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Like Father Like Son

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Wall Street

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Vice Versa

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Throw Momma From the Train

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