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Friday 7 October 1988

1988-10-07

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Love Bites by Def Leppard. In UK One Moment In Time by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits. The Accused, directed by Jonathan Kaplan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while The Cardinal Of The Kremlin by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Accused

Directed by: Jonathan Kaplan

Starring: Kelly McGillis, Jodie Foster, Bernie Coulson

Country: United States

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Dead Ringers

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Jeremy Irons, Genevive Bujold, Heidi von Palleske

Country: United States

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The Big Blue

Directed by: Luc Besson

Starring: Jean-Marc Barr, Jean Reno, Rosanna Arquette

Country: United States

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The Last Temptation of Christ

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Willem Dafoe, Harvey Keitel, Barbara Hershey

Country: United States

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Young Guns

Directed by: Christopher Cain

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

American Experience

Written by: Henry Hampton, Stephen Fitzmeyer

Starring: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy

Country: United States

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Game, Set, and Match

Starring: Ian Holm, Michael Culver, Anthony Bate, Gail Harrison

Country: United Kingdom

Keek op de week

Starring: Wim De Bie, Kees van Kooten

Country: Netherlands

Mahabharat

Starring: Arun Bakshi, Pramod Kumar, Aloka Mukerjee, Virendra Razdan

Country: India

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Round the Bend

Starring: Anthony Asbury, Richard Coombs, Alistair Fullarton, Jon Glover

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 October 1988 ?

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Facts:
  • Dallas Green replaces Lou Pinella as New York Yankee manager
  • Jim Fregosi is fired as manager of White Sox
  • Lou Piniella is fired as manager of Yankees for 2nd time
  • Robin Givens files for divorce after 8-month marriage to Mike Tyson
  • WNBC 660 final transmission, WFAN moves from 1050 to 660 andWUKQ begins on 1050 at 5:30pm (NYC radio)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: John Sasso & James Bakker -- Oct. 3, 1988
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9138
  • Life: Sigourney Weaver With Gorilla

Books

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

The Tommyknockers

By: Stephen King

Master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic, terrifying #1 New York Times bestseller about a terrifying otherworldly discovery and the effects it has a on a small town.“Late

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Kaleidoscope

By: Danielle Steel

When a beautiful young Frenchwoman and a brilliant American actor meet in wartime Paris, their love begins like a fairy tale but ends in tragedy. Suddenly orphaned, their three children are cruelly separated.

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The Bonfire Of The Vanities

By: Tom Wolfe

Vintage Tom Wolfe, The Bonfire of the Vanities, the #1 bestseller that will forever define late-twentieth-century New York style. "No one has portrayed New York Society this accurately and devastatingly since Edith Wharton" (The National Review)“A page-turner .

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Leaving Home

By: Garrison Keillor

In the first collection of Lake Wobegon monologues, Keillor tells readers more about some of the people from Lake Wobegon Days and introduces some new faces.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Face Off

Platform: Arcade, Virtual Console

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Namco

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Galactic Protector

Galactic Protector

Platform: Sega Master System PlayStation 2 (included in Fantasy Zone Complete Collection)

Genre: Shoot'em Up

Publisher: Sega

Hoshi wo Sagashite

Hoshi wo Sagashite

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Sega

Keith Courage in Alpha Zones

Keith Courage in Alpha Zones

Platform: PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Hudson Soft NEC

Konami Wai Wai World

Platform: Family Computer Mobile Phones

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Konami

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