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Thursday October 6, 1988

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 6, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Maki Horikita and Kat Sketch. 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. Another Woman, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Prime Time by Joan Collins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Starting from Scratch. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Demon's Winter or Hundra.
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What the sky looked like on 6 October 1988

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Movies

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

Another Woman

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Gena Rowlands, Mia Farrow, Ian Holm, Blythe Danner

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The Accused

Directed by: Jonathan Kaplan

Starring: Kelly McGillis, Jodie Foster, Bernie Coulson, Leo Rossi

Country: United States

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Purgatory

Directed by: Ami Artzi

Starring: Tanya Roberts, Julie Pop, Hal Orlandini, Adrienne Pierce

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Gorillas in the Mist

Directed by: Michael Apted

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Bryan Brown, Julie Harris, John Omirah Miluwi

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Clara's Heart

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

Starring: Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Ontkean, Kathleen Quinlan, Neil Patrick Harris

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Starting from Scratch

Directed by: James Huang

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Scruples

Directed by: Alan J. Levi

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First Impressions

Directed by: Eric Shapiro

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Encadenados

Directed by: Not specifed

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Luv Kush

Directed by: Jay Sreesivan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 October 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
  • Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
  • U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
  • French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Ireland - Ivy Day, formerly honoring the Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse, commemmorates the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
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Facts:
  • Oakland Athletics sweep Boston Red Sox in four games for American League pennant.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 06, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Prime Time

By: Joan Collins

Envy, hatred and violence intensify within a tangled web of relationships, and the ugliness and danger that lie under the surface of Hollywood glamour are revealed in a story about five

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The Cardinal Of The Kremlin

By: Tom Clancy

Two men possess vital data on Russia’s Star Wars missile defense system. One of them is CARDINAL—America's highest agent in the Kremlin—and he's about to be terminated by the KGB.

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Breathing Lessons

By: Anne Tyler

Maggie and Ira Moran have been married for twenty-eight years–and it shows: in their quarrels, in their routines, in their ability to tolerate with affection each other’s eccentricities.

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Transformation

By: Whitley Strieber

The author of Communion has seen a new vision of this magnificent, mysterious, and fiercely alive universe through the shattering effects of an assault from the unknown.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Hundra

Hundra

Platform: Amstrad CPC MSX ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Dinamic Software Mastertronic

The Battle of Olympus

The Battle of Olympus

Platform: NES, Game Boy

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: JP Imagineer; NA Brøderbund; EU Nintendo; EU Imagineer (Game Boy)

8 Eyes

8 Eyes

Platform: NES

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: JP SETA; NA Taxan

Demon's Winter

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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Altered Beast

Platform: MS-DOS, Amstrad CPC, MSX, Family Computer, Atari ST, Commodore Amiga, Master System, Mega Drive/Genesis, PC Engine, Commodore 64, Xbox 360 (Xbox Live Arcade), iOS, ZX Spectrum, PlayStation 2

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

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Home videos

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

The Big Easy

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Dirty Dancing

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Rambo III

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Big Top Pee-wee

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Donald in Mathmagic Land

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