Sunday April 03, 1988

US date format: 4/3/1988, UK date format: 3/4/1988

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 3, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Tim Krul and Kam Chancellor. 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 Hot Money by Dick Francis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Der Geisterwald oder Des Raben Rache. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hard Head or Demon's Winter.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Sixtus I
  • Saint Agape (died 304)
  • Saint Richard (d.1253)

Events

  • 17th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Amy Alcott.
  • New Jersey Devils beat Chicago Blackhawks, 4-3 in overtime, to clinch their first ever playoff spot.
  • Somalia and Ethiopia sign accord about Ogaden desert.

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Movies

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Consuming Passions

Consuming Passions

Directed by: Giles Foster

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

Above the Law

Above the Law

Directed by: Andrew Davis

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

Country: United States of America

Delta Force Commando

Delta Force Commando

Directed by: Pierluigi Ciriaci

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

Beetlejuice

Beetlejuice

Directed by: Tim Burton

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

Country: United States of America

Maniac Cop

Maniac Cop

Directed by: William Lustig

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

TV Series

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Der Geisterwald oder Des Raben Rache

Der Geisterwald oder Des Raben Rache

Red Dwarf

Red Dwarf

Written by:

Starring: Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules, Chris Barrie, Robert Llewellyn

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Adventures Beyond Belief

Adventures Beyond Belief

Directed by: Marcus Tompson

Alles nichts oder?!

Alles nichts oder?!

Pasiones

Pasiones

Days to next April 03

If April 03, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 5 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 16 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Hot Money by Dick Francis

Hot Money

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A classic mystery from Dick Francis, the champion of English storytellers. Malcolm Pembroke didn't get rich without making a few enemies - not least among the

Patriot Games by Tom Clancy

Patriot Games

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From Tom Clancy, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Ryan novels--including his latest blockbusters Command Authority and Threat Vector--comes a gripping story of the Ryan family under

Treasure by Clive Cussler

Treasure

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Clive Cussler, author of sixteen consecutive New York Times bestseller brings us beloved character Dirk Pitt, who discovers a trail leading straight to priceless treasures.

The Tommyknockers by Stephen King

The Tommyknockers

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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

The Icarus Agenda by Robert Ludlum

The Icarus Agenda

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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 …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Carrier Command

Carrier Command

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

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Publisher: Rainbird

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

19 Part One: Boot Camp

19 Part One: Boot Camp

Platform: Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Military education and training

Hard Head

Hard Head

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform

Demon's Winter

Demon's Winter

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.


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