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Tuesday 8 March 1988

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michael Thomas and Johnny Ruffo. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley. In UK I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Frantic, directed by Roman Polanski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while The Rise And Fall Of The Great Powers by Paul Kennedy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Chelmsford 123. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Akira or Dive Bomber.
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 months ?

Chelmsford 123

Starring: Jimmy Mulville, Rory McGrath, Philip Pope, Howard Lew Lewis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Fear

Starring: Iain Glen, Susannah Harker, Jesse Birdsall, Anthony Valentine

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Street

Written by: John Mankiewicz, Daniel Pyne

Starring: Stephen Chen, Patrick Garner, Marc Baron, Timothy C. Burns

Country: United States

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The Stars

Starring: Nigel Henbest

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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A Bit of Fry and Laurie

Starring: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Frantic

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Harrison Ford, Betty Buckley, Emmanuelle Seigner

Country: United States

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Bloodsport

Directed by: Newt Arnold

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Donald Gibb, Leah Ayres

Country: United States

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Hairspray

Directed by: John Waters

Starring: Sonny Bono, Ruth Brown, Divine

Country: United States

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Stand and Deliver

Directed by: Ramon Menendez

Starring: Edward James Olmos, Estelle Harris, Mark Phelan

Country: United States

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Good Morning, Vietnam

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker, Tung Thanh Tran

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 March 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Philemon (d. 305)
  • Albania, Romania - Mother's Day.
  • Catholicism Saint John of God.
  • Hudson's Birthday - The Second Coming Of Christmas.
  • Saint Humfried of Terwaan
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Facts:
  • U.S. presidential candidate George Herbert Walker Bush defeats Robert Dole in numerous Republican primaries and caucuses on "Super Tuesday."
  • Two U.S. Army helicopters collide in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, killing 17 servicemen.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Manuel Noriega -- Mar. 7, 1988
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9107
  • Life: Gilda Radner

Books

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

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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Presumed Innocent

By: Scott Turow

Hailed as the most suspenseful and compelling novel in decades, PRESUMED INNOCENT brings to life our worst nightmare: that of an ordinary citizen facing conviction for the most terrible of all

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Mongoose R.I.P.

By: William F. Buckley Jr

The Kennedy administration has plans to end the reign of Fidel Castro, and CIA operative Blackford Oakes becomes the point man in the secret maneuverings.

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The Great Depression Of 1990

By: Ravi Batra

From Jacket Flap: Startling in its revelations, bold in its predictions, and overwhelmingly convincing in the evidence it offers, "The Great Depression of 1990" demonstrates that we are headed toward an

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Akira

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Adventure, visual novel

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The Bard's Tale III: Thief of Fate

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Dive Bomber

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

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: U.S. Gold, Gremlin Graphics

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Lee Trevino's Fighting Golf

Platform: Arcade, NES

Genre: Traditional golf simulation

Publisher: SNK

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The Legendary Axe

Platform: TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Platform

Publisher: JP Victor Interactive Software; NA NEC

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