Tuesday April 05, 1988

US date format: 4/5/1988, UK date format: 5/4/1988

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart 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 Unforgettable Fire by Eamon Dunphy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bereitschaft Dr. Federau. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Face Off or First Queen.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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My Neighbor Totoro

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

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

Country: United States of America

The Moderns

Directed by: Alan Rudolph

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

Colors

Directed by: Dennis Hopper

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

The Night Before

Directed by: Thom Eberhardt

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

Deep Space

Directed by: Fred Olen Ray

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 05, 1988?


    Holidays

  • Saint Geeraard
  • The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
  • Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
  • Saint Vincent Ferrer
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    Events

  • Democratic Convention picks Michael Dukakis as their Presidential Candidate

    Famous Deaths

  • Alf Kjellin: Swedish actor / director (Juggler).

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Bereitschaft Dr. Federau

Der Geisterwald oder Des Raben Rache

Red Dwarf

Written by: Rob Grant, Doug Naylor

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Adventures Beyond Belief

Directed by: Marcus Tompson

El extraño Retorno de Diana Salazar

Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Unforgettable Fire

By: Eamon Dunphy

U2 has always been a band shrouded in mystery. Now, for the first time ever, comes a painstakingly detailed and honest account of the remarkable band from Ireland whose political, spiritual

Love, Medicine & Miracles

By: Bernie S. Siegel

Unconditional love is the most powerful stimulant of the immune system. The truth is: love heals. Miracles happen to exceptional patients every day - patients who have the courage to love, those who have the courage to work with their …

The Rise And Fall Of The Great Powers

By: Paul Kennedy

About national and international power in the "modern" or Post Renaissance period. Explains how the various powers have risen and fallen over the 5 centuries since the formation of the "new

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

King Of The Murgos

By: David Eddings

Guided by the Orb of the God Aldur, Garion and Ce'Nedrea begin a great quest to rescue their kidnapped child. Making their way through the foul swamps of Nyisssa, then into

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Hundra

Platform: Amstrad CPC MSX ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Dinamic Software Mastertronic

Face Off

Platform: Arcade, Virtual Console

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Namco

Inside Outing

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Atari ST, Commodore Amiga

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: NA Epyx; EU The Edge Software

First Queen

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

Genre: Real-time strategy RPG Action RPG

Publisher: Culture Brain

Konami '88

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Konami


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