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Monday 4 April 1988

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 4, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gautier (Star Academy) and Phil Manansala. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car by Billy Ocean. In UK Heart by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. My Neighbor Totoro, directed by Hayao Miyazaki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Chaos by James Gleick was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bereitschaft Dr. Federau. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Formation Armed F or Gradius II.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 4 April 1988

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Movies

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

My Neighbor Totoro

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Hitoshi Takagi, Noriko Hidaka, Chika Sakamoto, Shigesato Itoi

Country: United States

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The Moderns

Directed by: Alan Rudolph

Starring: Keith Carradine, Linda Fiorentino, Wallace Shawn, Geneviève Bujold

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Colors

Directed by: Dennis Hopper

Starring: Sean Penn, Robert Duvall, Maria Conchita Alonso, Randy Brooks

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The Night Before

Directed by: Thom Eberhardt

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Lori Loughlin, Theresa Saldana, Trinidad Silva

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Deep Space

Directed by: Fred Olen Ray

Starring: Charles Napier, Ann Turkel, Bo Svenson, Ron Glass

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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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El extraño Retorno de Diana Salazar

Transformers: Chôjin Master Force

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 April 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Alice (d. 1105)
  • Saint Hildebert of Ghent (died 752)
  • Lesotho - Heroes' Day
  • Taiwan and Hong Kong - Children's Day
  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Last broadcast of Crossroads on British TV
  • Mets set Opening Day record with 6 HRs
  • Largest crowd (55,438) at a season game at Riverfront (Cincinnati Reds vs Saint Louis Cardinals).
  • Governor Evan Mecham of Arizona is convicted in his impeachment trial and removed from office.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 04, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1988 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. AY AMOR - Ana Gabriel
  2. Juan Gabriel - DEBO HACERLO
  3. Y AHORA TE VAS - Los Bukis
  4. No Hay Mal Que Por Bien No Venga - Jose Feliciano/Pandora
  5. Y es que llegaste tu - Maria Conchita Alonso
  6. ES MEJOR PERDONAR - Daniela Romo
  7. AMOR PERFECTO - Roberto Carlos
  8. PELIGRO DE AMOR - Chayanne
  9. DESCARTAME - Lissette
  10. Mi Hembra - Jose Jose

Books

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

Chaos

By: James Gleick

The million-copy bestseller by National Book Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist James Gleick that reveals the science behind chaos theoryNational bestsellerMore than a million copies soldA work of popular science

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Citizen Cohn

By: Nicholas von Hoffman

Citizen Cohn

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Treasure

By: Clive Cussler

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.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Gradius II

Gradius II

Platform: Family Computer, Microsoft Windows, PC Engine, X68000, mobile phone, Wii (Virtual Console), PlayStation, PlayStation Network (PCE version, for PS3 and PSP)

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: WW Hudson Soft; WW Hudson Soft

Captain Blood

Captain Blood

Platform: Atari ST, Amiga, Apple IIGS, IBM PC, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Thomson TO7, Macintosh,

Genre: Adventure, Simulation

Publisher: Infogrames

Caveman Ugh-Lympics

Platform: Commodore 64, DOS, Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Sports (Olympic)

Publisher: Electronic Arts, Data East USA (NES)

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Gain Ground

Gain Ground

Platform: Sega System 24, Sega Master System, Mega Drive/Genesis, TurboGrafx-16 CD

Genre: Action game, strategy video game, real-time tactical shooter

Publisher: Sega

Formation Armed F

Formation Armed F

Platform: Arcade Game, NEC PC Engine

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Nichibutsu

Home videos

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

The Couch Trip

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Mothra

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The Last Emperor

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House of Games

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Bad Dreams

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