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Sunday 9 October 1988

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include 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. The Accused, directed by Jonathan Kaplan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Landslide by Jane Mayer and Doyle McManus was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Kids in the Hall. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Legendary Axe or The Final Round.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

The Kids in the Hall

Starring: Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney

Country: Canada

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American Experience

Written by: Henry Hampton, Stephen Fitzmeyer

Starring: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy

Country: United States

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Game, Set, and Match

Starring: Ian Holm, Michael Culver, Anthony Bate, Gail Harrison

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Keek op de week

Starring: Wim De Bie, Kees van Kooten

Country: Netherlands

Mahabharat

Starring: Arun Bakshi, Pramod Kumar, Aloka Mukerjee, Virendra Razdan

Country: India

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Movies

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

The Accused

Directed by: Jonathan Kaplan

Starring: Kelly McGillis, Jodie Foster, Bernie Coulson

Country: United States

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Dead Ringers

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Jeremy Irons, Genevive Bujold, Heidi von Palleske

Country: United States

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The Big Blue

Directed by: Luc Besson

Starring: Jean-Marc Barr, Jean Reno, Rosanna Arquette

Country: United States

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The Last Temptation of Christ

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Willem Dafoe, Harvey Keitel, Barbara Hershey

Country: United States

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Young Guns

Directed by: Christopher Cain

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 October 1988 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Edward Chodorov: playwright/director (Louis Pasteur), dies at age 84.
  • Felix Wankel: German research engineer and inventor-developer of the rotary combustion engine, called the Wankel-motor.
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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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: John Sasso & James Bakker -- Oct. 3, 1988
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9138
  • Life: Sigourney Weaver With Gorilla

Books

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

Landslide

By: Jane Mayer and Doyle McManus

This is an expose of the last four years of Ronald Reagan's presidency, which studies internal rivalries and dissension within the White House.

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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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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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Love In The Time Of Cholera

By: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

In their youth, Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love. When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy, well-born doctor, Florentino is devastated, but he is a romantic.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Birdie Try

Birdie Try

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Data East

Gradius II

Platform: Family Computer, Microsoft Windows, PC Engine, X68000, mobile phone, Wii (Virtual Console), PlayStation, PlayStation Network (PCE version, for PS3 and PSP)

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: WW Hudson Soft; WW Hudson Soft

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The Legendary Axe

Platform: TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Platform

Publisher: JP Victor Interactive Software; NA NEC

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The Final Round

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports (boxing)

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King's Quest IV: The Perils of Rosella

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Atari ST

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

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