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Wednesday 5 October 1988

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bahar K?z?l and Kevin Olusola. 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 Generation Of Swine by Hunter S. Thompson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching American Experience. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Colony or Freedom Force.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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 5 October 1988 ?

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Facts:
  • Brazil adopts its Constitution
  • Chilean population agrees at referendum against Pinochet regime
  • The Chilean opposition coalition Concertacion (center-left) defeats Augusto Pinochet in his re-election attempt and a general election is called the following year.

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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 ?

Generation Of Swine

By: Hunter S. Thompson

From the bestselling author of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, the legendary Hunter S. Thompson’s second volume of the “Gonzo Papers” is back.

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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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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

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Landslide

By: Jane Mayer and Doyle McManus

This is an expose of the last four years of Ronald Reagan's presidency, which studies internal rivalries and dissension within the White House.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Barbarian II: The Dungeon of Drax

Barbarian II: The Dungeon of Drax

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

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Palace Software (Europe), Epyx (North America)

The Colony

Platform: Macintosh, DOS, Amiga

Genre: First-person shooter, Adventure, Puzzle

Publisher: Mindscape

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Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation

Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation

Platform: Super Famicom Game Boy Color Mobile phone Wii Android iOS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Square Enix (2009-present); Square Enix (2009-present)

Freedom Force

Platform: NES,[1] Nintendo Vs. System

Genre: Light gun shooter action

Publisher: Sun Corporation of America

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Ninja Gaiden

Platform: Arcade, NES, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, DOS, PC Engine, ZX Spectrum, Atari Lynx, Game Boy, Game Gear, Master System, Sega Genesis, SNES, mobile phone, Xbox, Nintendo DS, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii Virtual

Genre: Action-adventure, hack and slash

Publisher: Tecmo Microsoft Sega Nintendo Koei Tecmo

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