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Saturday 8 October 1988

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 8, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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 Thriving On Chaos by Tom Peters was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Starting from Scratch. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Birdie Try or Famicom Tantei Club: Kieta Kōkeisha.
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What the sky looked like on 8 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 8 October 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
  • RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Jay Howell ejected in NLCS game 3 for having pine tar on his glove
  • Fire in Seattle's Space Needle causes evacuation, $2,000 damage.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 08, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

Thriving On Chaos

By: Tom Peters

The national bestseller that offers prescriptions for an economic world turned upside down. A New York Times bestseller for eleven months.

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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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The Duchess Of Windsor

By: Charles Higham

"Deeply researched, valuable." –The New York Times Book Review "A shocker . . . stunning . . . absolutely hypnotic.

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Doctors

By: Erich Segal

Writing with all the passion of Love Story and power of The Class, Erich Segal sweeps us into the lives of the Harvard Medical School's class of 1962. His

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bad Dudes Vs. DragonNinja

Bad Dudes Vs. DragonNinja

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, NES, ZX Spectrum, Zeebo

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Data East (Japan) Data East USA (North America) Imagine Software (Europe) Namco Ocean Software Majesco Entertainment G-mode Co., Ltd. (Brazil)

Akira

Akira

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Adventure, visual novel

The Colony

Platform: Macintosh, DOS, Amiga

Genre: First-person shooter, Adventure, Puzzle

Publisher: Mindscape

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Famicom Tantei Club: Kieta Kōkeisha

Famicom Tantei Club: Kieta Kōkeisha

Platform: Family Computer Disk System, Game Boy Advance, Virtual Console

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Nintendo

Birdie Try

Birdie Try

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Data East

Home videos

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

Hairspray

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Willow

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Vice Versa

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Action Jackson

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Planes, Trains and Automobiles

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