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Friday April 1, 1988

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 1, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Robin Lopez and Brook Lopez. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Man In The Mirror by Michael Jackson. In UK Heart by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Consuming Passions, directed by Giles Foster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Battle Cry Of Freedom by James M. McPherson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bereitschaft Dr. Federau. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Carrier Command or Iron Tank: The Invasion of Normandy Great Tank.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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What the sky looked like on 1 April 1988

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Movies

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

Consuming Passions

Directed by: Giles Foster

Starring: Jonathan Pryce, Vanessa Redgrave, Tyler Butterworth, Freddie Jones

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Above the Law

Directed by: Andrew Davis

Starring: Steven Seagal, Pam Grier, Henry Silva, Ron Dean

Country: United States

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Delta Force Commando

Directed by: Pierluigi Ciriaci

Starring: Brett Baxter Clark, Fred Williamson, Mark Gregory, Bo Svenson

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Beetlejuice

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Michael Keaton, Annie McEnroe

Country: United States

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Maniac Cop

Directed by: William Lustig

Starring: Tom Atkins, Bruce Campbell, Laurene Landon, Richard Roundtree

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TV Series

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

Bereitschaft Dr. Federau

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Der Geisterwald oder Des Raben Rache

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Adventures Beyond Belief

Directed by: Marcus Tompson

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Alles nichts oder?!

Pasiones

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 April 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Waleric
  • Saint Hugh of Grenoble
  • Orissa - a state in eastern India celebrates "Utkal Divas", its statehood day.
  • India - Start of financial year.
  • Canada - Beginning of government's fiscal year.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Marius W Holtrop: economist/president (Netherlands Bank), dies at age 85.
  • Jim Jordan: actor (Fibber McGee), dies from a blod clot at age 91 (born 1896).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 01, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

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Books

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

Battle Cry Of Freedom

By: James M. McPherson

Filled with fresh interpretations and information, puncturing old myths and challenging new ones, Battle Cry of Freedom will unquestionably become the standard one-volume history of the Civil War.James

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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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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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Inheritance

By: Judith Michael

This is a saga of a family pitted against an orphan and of a woman's fight to recover her reputation. A household help to the Salingers befriends the family patriarch and

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Corruption

Corruption

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Acorn Archimedes, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Apple Macintosh, MS-DOS, Sinclair Spectrum.

Genre: Text Adventure

Publisher: Rainbird Software

Iron Tank: The Invasion of Normandy Great Tank

Iron Tank: The Invasion of Normandy Great Tank

Platform: NES

Genre: Shooting

Publisher: SNK

Last Armageddon

Last Armageddon

Platform: NEC PC-8801 MSX Sharp X68000 PC Engine CD-ROM²[3] Family Computer[1] DOS FM Towns

Genre: Role-playing game[1]

Publisher: Yutaka[1] (Famicom)

Battlehawks 1942

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Flight simulation

Publisher: Lucasfilm Games

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Carrier Command

Carrier Command

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Apple Macintosh

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Publisher: Rainbird

Home videos

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

The Wind in the Willows

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Planes, Trains and Automobiles

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Good Morning, Vietnam

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Throw Momma From the Train

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Bad Dreams

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