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Tuesday April 5, 1988

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 5, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Xin Wang (actress) and Quade Cooper. 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 Keeping Secrets by Suzanne Somers was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bereitschaft Dr. Federau. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gemstone IV or Laser Squad.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 5 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 5 April 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Geeraard
  • The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
  • Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
  • Saint Vincent Ferrer
  • Arbor Day in South Korea
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Facts:
  • Democratic Convention picks Michael Dukakis as their Presidential Candidate
  • Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis wins the Wisconsin Democratic presidential primary.
  • The comic strip ''FoxTrot'' makes its first appearance in US newspapers.
  • The Ojhri Camp Disaster occurs in Islamabad and Rawalpindi.
  • The Great Seto Bridge opens to traffic in Japan.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 05, 1988 - Geocentric view

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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 ?

Keeping Secrets

By: Suzanne Somers

From superstar Suzanne Somers comes the much-talked-about, painfully honest account of her life in an alcoholic family and the difficult road to recovery.

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Emperor Of The Air

By: Ethan Canin

EMPEROR OF THE AIR "explores tricky family relationships and tender moments of self-discovery with a voice of compassion rarely found in contemporary short fiction" (San Francisco Chronicle).

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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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Kaleidoscope

By: Danielle Steel

When a beautiful young Frenchwoman and a brilliant American actor meet in wartime Paris, their love begins like a fairy tale but ends in tragedy. Suddenly orphaned, their three children are cruelly separated.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Katakis

Katakis

Platform: Amiga Commodore 64 iOS (ZX Spectrum Collection)

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Rainbow Arts

Haunted Castle

Haunted Castle

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 2

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Konami

Dead Angle

Platform: Arcade Sega Master System

Genre: Shooting gallery

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Gemstone IV

Gemstone IV

Platform: Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Publisher: GEnie, AOL, independent

Laser Squad

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

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Blade Software Micro League Multimedia (PC)

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Home videos

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

Maniac Cop

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Vice Versa

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Off Limits

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The Lost Boys

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