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Sunday October 9, 1988

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 9, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gaëtane (Nouvelle Star) and Starling Marte. 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 4x4 Off-Road Racing or HotShot.
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What the sky looked like on 9 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 9 October 1988 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Felix Wankel: German research engineer and inventor-developer of the rotary combustion engine, called the Wankel-motor.
  • Edward Chodorov: playwright/director (Louis Pasteur), dies at age 84.
Facts:
  • 17% vote extremely-right Flemish Block in Belgium
  • Dennis Eckersley is first to save all four games in a championship series.
  • The 1985-88 Rugby League World Cup culminates in Australia's 25–12 victory over New Zealand at Auckland's Eden Park before 47,363 spectators.

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Sport Games on 9 October 1988

NFL
American Football
  • Chicago Bears - Detroit Lions : 24 - 7
  • Denver Broncos - San Francisco 49ers : 16 - 13
  • Indianapolis Colts - Buffalo Bills : 23 - 34
  • Kansas City Chiefs - Houston Oilers : 6 - 7
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 09, 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 Ragman'S Son

By: Kirk Douglas

Charts the rise of Kirk Douglas, son of an illiterate Russian-Jewish ragman. This book tells of a childhood of poverty and the father whose presence had a profound effect on his

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Tracks

By: Louise Erdrich

Set in North Dakota at a time in the past century when Indian tribes were struggling to keep what little remained of their lands, Tracks is a tale of passion and

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Koko

By: Peter Straub

Bestselling author Peter Straub's Koko is a gripping psychological thriller in which horror and paranoia are indistinguishable from reality.Koko. Only four men knew what it meant.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

4x4 Off-Road Racing

4x4 Off-Road Racing

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

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Epyx

Fish!

Fish!

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Acorn Archimedes, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Apple Macintosh, MS-DOS, Sinclair Spectrum.

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Rainbird Software

Lee Trevino's Fighting Golf

Lee Trevino's Fighting Golf

Platform: Arcade, NES

Genre: Traditional golf simulation

Publisher: SNK

HotShot

HotShot

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

Genre: Bat-and-ball

Publisher: Addictive Games/Prism Leisure

Gamma Strike

Gamma Strike

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Publisher: Gamesware

Home videos

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

Frantic

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Shakedown

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Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood

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The Seventh Sign

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Can't Buy Me Love

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