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Tuesday 4 October 1988

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Derrick Rose and Caner Erkin. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Love Bites by Def Leppard. In UK One Moment In Time by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits. Dead Ringers, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while The Duchess Of Windsor by Charles Higham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching American Experience. If you liked videogames you were probably playing First Queen or Kid Kool.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

American Experience

Written by: Henry Hampton, Stephen Fitzmeyer

Starring: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy

Country: United States

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Game, Set, and Match

Starring: Ian Holm, Michael Culver, Anthony Bate, Gail Harrison

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Keek op de week

Starring: Wim De Bie, Kees van Kooten

Country: Netherlands

Mahabharat

Starring: Arun Bakshi, Pramod Kumar, Aloka Mukerjee, Virendra Razdan

Country: India

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Round the Bend

Starring: Anthony Asbury, Richard Coombs, Alistair Fullarton, Jon Glover

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Dead Ringers

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Jeremy Irons, Genevive Bujold, Heidi von Palleske

Country: United States

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The Big Blue

Directed by: Luc Besson

Starring: Jean-Marc Barr, Jean Reno, Rosanna Arquette

Country: United States

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The Last Temptation of Christ

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Willem Dafoe, Harvey Keitel, Barbara Hershey

Country: United States

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Young Guns

Directed by: Christopher Cain

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips

Country: United States

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Cocktail

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

Starring: Tom Cruise, Bryan Brown, Elisabeth Shue

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 October 1988 ?

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Facts:
  • Pillsbury stock soars $18.37 to $57.37 on takeover bid.
  • U.S. televangelist Jim Bakker is indicted for fraud.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: John Sasso & James Bakker -- Oct. 3, 1988
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9138
  • Life: Sigourney Weaver With Gorilla

Books

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

The Duchess Of Windsor

By: Charles Higham

"Deeply researched, valuable." –The New York Times Book Review "A shocker . . . stunning . . . absolutely hypnotic.

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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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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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Alaska

By: James A. Michener

In this sweeping epic of the northernmost American frontier, James A. Michener guides us through Alaska’s fierce terrain and history, from the long-forgotten past to the bustling present.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Crazy Climber 2

Platform: Arcade, Sharp X68000

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Nichibutsu, HAMSTER(PS4)

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Better Dead Than Alien

Better Dead Than Alien

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Electra (ODE) - Worldwide

First Queen

First Queen

Platform: Super Famicom[1] Microsoft Windows Sharp X68000 NEC PC-9801

Genre: Real-time strategy RPG Action RPG

Publisher: Culture Brain

Kaijū Monogatari

Kaijū Monogatari

Platform: NES

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Namco

Kid Kool

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Vic Tokai

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