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Saturday 30 April 1988

1988-04-30

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Where Do Broken Hearts Go by Whitney Houston. In UK Heart by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Two Moon Junction, directed by Zalman King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while The Icarus Agenda by Robert Ludlum 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 ?

Two Moon Junction

Directed by: Zalman King

Starring: Sherilyn Fenn, Richard Tyson, Louise Fletcher

Country: United States

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Wings of Desire

Directed by: Wim Wenders

Starring: Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin, Otto Sander

Country: United States

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Above the Law

Directed by: Andrew Davis

Starring: Steven Seagal, Pam Grier, Henry Silva

Country: United States

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Beetlejuice

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Michael Keaton

Country: United States

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Frantic

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Harrison Ford, Betty Buckley, Emmanuelle Seigner

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Chelmsford 123

Starring: Jimmy Mulville, Rory McGrath, Philip Pope, Howard Lew Lewis

Country: United Kingdom

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The Fear

Starring: Iain Glen, Susannah Harker, Jesse Birdsall, Anthony Valentine

Country: United Kingdom

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The Street

Written by: John Mankiewicz, Daniel Pyne

Starring: Stephen Chen, Patrick Garner, Marc Baron, Timothy C. Burns

Country: United States

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Encyclopedia

Starring: Ethyl Eichelberger, Jim Fyfe, Alyson Palmer, Faith Prince

Country: United States

Sunday Night

Starring: Edd Hall, Jools Holland, David Sanborn

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 April 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
  • Mexico - Children's Day.
  • The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
  • Saint Pope Pius V
  • LaVeyan Satanism - Walpurgisnacht, or Walpurgis Night, as noted in The Satanic Bible.
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Facts:
  • World Expo '88 opens in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The exhibition runs for six months, hosting pavilions from over 70 countries.
  • New York Yankees' Dave Winfield gets his 29th RBI of April; sets American League and ties major league record.
  • Baltimore Orioles win record 14th straight from beginning of season.
  • New York Knights' first arena football game; beat Los Angeles Cobras 60-52 in Los Angeles.
  • Largest banana split ever, at 4.55 miles long, is made in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania.

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Michael Eisner & Mickey Mouse -- Apr. 25, 1988
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9114
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: War Over Smoking -- Apr. 18, 1988

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 ?

Hundra

Hundra

Platform: Amstrad CPC MSX ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Dinamic Software Mastertronic

Barbarian II: The Dungeon of Drax

Barbarian II: The Dungeon of Drax

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Palace Software (Europe), Epyx (North America)

Battles of Napoleon

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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Captain Comic

Platform: DOS, NES

Genre: Side-scrolling Platformer

Publisher: Unknown (DOS), Color Dreams (NES)

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The Colony

Platform: Macintosh, DOS, Amiga

Genre: First-person shooter, Adventure, Puzzle

Publisher: Mindscape

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