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Friday 9 September 1988

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Manuela Arbeláez and Danilo D'Ambrosio. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Sweet Child O' Mine by Guns N' Roses. In UK Groovy Kind Of Love by Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits. The Big Blue, directed by Luc Besson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while A Thief Of Time by Tony Hillerman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Reaching for the Skies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Carrier Command or Abracadabra.
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 ?

Reaching for the Skies

Starring: Louis Blériot, Winston Churchill, Alan Cobham, Robert L. Crippen

Rough Guide to Europe

Starring: Magenta Devine, Sankha Guha

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

TV Pirata

Starring: Débora Bloch, Louise Cardoso, Regina Casé, Luiz Fernando Guimarães

Country: Brazil

The D Generation Goes Commercial

Starring: Santo Cilauro, Marg Downey, Michael Veitch, Rob Sitch

Country: Australia

Vale Tudo

Starring: Regina Duarte, Antônio Fagundes, Glória Pires, Cássio Gabus Mendes

Country: Brazil

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Movies

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

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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Cocktail

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

Starring: Tom Cruise, Bryan Brown, Elisabeth Shue

Country: United States

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Die Hard

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 September 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • North Korea - Republic Day (1948)
  • Eastern Orthodoxy - Synaxis of the Theopatores Joachim and Anna
  • California - Admission Day (to commemorate the state's admission to the USA)
  • Japan - Chrysanthemum Day (Kiku no Sekku)
  • Tajikistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
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Facts:
  • Braves Bruce Sutter joins Fingers and Gossage to save 300 games
  • Chris Evert defaults at US Open due to a stomach flu

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Begging in America -- Sep. 5, 1988
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9133
  • Life: Paul Newmans Camp

Books

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

A Thief Of Time

By: Tony Hillerman

At a moonlit Indian ruin—where "thieves of time" ravage sacred ground in the name of profit—a noted anthropologist vanishes while on the verge of making a startling, history-altering discovery.

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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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Alaska

By: James A. Michener

In this sweeping epic of the northernmost American frontier, James A. Michener guides us through Alaska’s fierce terrain and history, from the long-forgotten past to the bustling present.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Carrier Command

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Apple Macintosh

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Publisher: Rainbird

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Cyberball

Platform: Arcade, NES, Mega Drive/Genesis, Atari ST, Amiga, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, XBLA

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Games

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Herzog

Platform: MSX PC-8801 Sharp X1

Genre: Proto-RTS Real-time tactics Tactical shooter

Publisher: TechnoSoft

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Abracadabra

Platform: Amstrad CPC, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Proein Soft Line

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Last Duel

Last Duel

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

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Capcom


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