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Friday April 8, 1988

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 8, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kim Myung-Sung and Nithya Menen. 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 On The Outside Looking In by Michael Reagan with Joe Hyams was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bereitschaft Dr. Federau. If you liked videogames you were probably playing F/A-18 Interceptor or Hard Head.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 8 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 8 April 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Constance
  • Buddha's Birthday in Japan
  • Saint Walter of Pontoise (died 1099)
  • Saint Julie Billiart of Namur (died 1816).
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 08, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

Life magazine Beano comics

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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 ?

On The Outside Looking In

By: Michael Reagan with Joe Hyams

In this poignant, moving, emotion-filled story, Michael Reagan, eldest son of President Ronald Reagan, shares the secrets he has carried with him all his life and opens his heart letting readers

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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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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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S.

By: John Updike

S. is the story of Sarah P. Worth, a thoroughly modern spiritual seeker who has become enamored of a Hindu mystic called the Arhat.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Kid Kool

Kid Kool

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Vic Tokai

F/A-18 Interceptor

F/A-18 Interceptor

Platform: Amiga

Genre: Flight sim

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Bloody Wolf

Bloody Wolf

Platform: Arcade Game, TurboGrafx/PC Engine, Virtual Console

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Data East, NEC Home Electronics

Goal!

Platform: NES Game Boy

Genre: Traditional soccer simulation

Publisher: Jaleco

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Hard Head

Hard Head

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform

Home videos

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

The Couch Trip

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Hellraiser

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No Way Out

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Johnny Be Good

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The Princess Bride

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