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Sunday October 2, 1988

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 2, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Brittany Howard . In that special week of October people in US were listening to Don't Worry Be Happy (Edit) by Bobby McFerrin. In UK One Moment In Time by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits. Gorillas in the Mist, directed by Michael Apted, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Breathing Lessons by Anne Tyler was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Starting from Scratch. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Abrams Battle Tank or Haunted Castle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 2 October 1988

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Movies

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

Gorillas in the Mist

Directed by: Michael Apted

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Bryan Brown, Julie Harris, John Omirah Miluwi

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Clara's Heart

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

Starring: Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Ontkean, Kathleen Quinlan, Neil Patrick Harris

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Alien Nation

Directed by: Graham Baker

Starring: James Caan, Mandy Patinkin, Terence Stamp, Kevyn Major Howard

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Bloodstone

Directed by: Dwight H. Little

Starring: Brett Stimely, Rajinikanth, Anna Nicholas, Charlie Brill

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Heathers

Directed by: Michael Lehmann

Starring: Winona Ryder, Christian Slater, Shannen Doherty, Lisanne Falk

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Starting from Scratch

Directed by: James Huang

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Scruples

Directed by: Alan J. Levi

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First Impressions

Directed by: Eric Shapiro

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Encadenados

Directed by: Not specifed

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Luv Kush

Directed by: Jay Sreesivan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 October 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
  • World Farm Animal Day
  • Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
  • Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Alec Issigonis: Greek-British car designer, developer of the Mini (Born 1906).
Facts:
  • 24th Olympic games close at Seoul, Korea
  • Gelindo Bordin wins 21st Olympics marathon (2:10:32)
  • Mike Tyson wrecks furniture in his Bernardsville New Jersey Mansion
  • Minn Twins are 1st AL club ever to break 3 million season attendance
  • Police breakup domestic disturbance between Mike Tyson and Robin Givens

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Sport Games on 2 October 1988

NFL
American Football
  • Buffalo Bills - Chicago Bears : 3 - 24
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Los Angeles Raiders : 45 - 21
  • Cleveland Browns - Pittsburgh Steelers : 23 - 9
  • Denver Broncos - San Diego Chargers : 12 - 0
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 02, 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 ?

Breathing Lessons

By: Anne Tyler

Maggie and Ira Moran have been married for twenty-eight years–and it shows: in their quarrels, in their routines, in their ability to tolerate with affection each other’s eccentricities.

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The Ragman'S Son

By: Kirk Douglas

Charts the rise of Kirk Douglas, son of an illiterate Russian-Jewish ragman. This book tells of a childhood of poverty and the father whose presence had a profound effect on his

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Love In The Time Of Cholera

By: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

In their youth, Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love. When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy, well-born doctor, Florentino is devastated, but he is a romantic.

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The Shell Seekers

By: Rosamunde Pilcher

"A huge warm saga . . . A deeply satisfying story written with love and confidence." --Maeve Binchy in The New York Times Book ReviewFor the first time ever in trade

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Abrams Battle Tank

Platform: MS-DOS, Mega Drive

Genre: Vehicle simulation

Publisher: Electronic Arts, Sega

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Haunted Castle

Haunted Castle

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 2

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Konami

Hot Rod

Hot Rod

Platform: Arcade, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Amiga, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Sega (Arcade) Activision (computers)

Hanjuku Hero

Hanjuku Hero

Platform: Famicom

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Square

Devastators

Devastators

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up Third-person shooter

Publisher: Konami

Home videos

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

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

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The Pick-Up Artist

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Prince of Darkness

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Shoot to Kill

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Fatal Attraction

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