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this week in 1988.

In the charts STILL at the top were Yazz And The Plastic Population with The Only Way Is Up.

Breathe with Hands To Heaven was moving up, as was Teesside singer-songwriter Chris Rea with On The Beach. New entries included the Latin American sounds of Gloria Estefan and the Miami Sound Machine with Anything For You.

Number 1 album NOW That's What I Call Music 12 was topping the charts 25 years ago.

It was released on vinyl, audio cassette and CD on July 23, and was the latest in the ongoing franchise.

Now 12 features five songs which reached number one on the UK Singles Chart: With a Little Help from My Friends, Doctorin' the Tardis, I Think We're Alone Now, Nothing's Gonna Change My Love for You and Theme from S'Express.

At the movies A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master was released this week in 1988.

After its release, it grossed over $49.3 million at the American box office, making it the highest grossing horror film of 1988, and also the most successful Nightmare on Elm Street film until Freddy vs Jason.

The film received mixed to positive reviews from critics.

In the news A major earthquake of magnitude 6.6 hits the Nepal-India Border. An estimated 1,004 people are killed and more than 16,000 injured.

A fire destroys part of Chiado quarter, in Lisbon's historical centre.

Mehran Karimi Nasseri, The terminal man, decides to stay at De Gaulle Airport in Paris, where he will reside until 2006.

World of sport HEAVYWEIGHT boxers Mike Tyson and Mitch Green brawl at 4am in Harlem, New York.

In 1997 a New York jury awards Green $45,000 in civil lawsuit against Tyson for the 1988 street brawl.

1997 was a bad year for Tyson. He was also banned from boxing, for biting Evander Holyfield's ear during a fight.
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Publication:Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)
Date:Aug 20, 2013
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