Monday October 10, 1988

US date format: 10/10/1988, UK date format: 10/10/1988

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 10, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Mohammed Merah and Rose McIver. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Red Red Wine '88 by UB40. In UK One Moment In Time by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits. Mystic Pizza, directed by Donald Petrie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Starting from Scratch. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beach Buggy Simulator or Amiga Soccer.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • 22nd Country Music Association Award: Highway 101, K T Oslin win
  • Royals announce that Dick Howser, who underwent surgery for a brain tumor in July, will return to manage the club in 1989

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Movies

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Mystic Pizza

Mystic Pizza

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Starring: Annabeth Gish, Julia Roberts, Lili Taylor, Vincent D'Onofrio

Country: United States of America

Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

Directed by: Dwight H. Little

Starring: Donald Pleasence, Ellie Cornell, Danielle Harris, George P. Wilbur

Country: United States of America

Headhunter

Headhunter

Directed by: Francis Schaeffer

Starring: Kay Lenz, Wayne Crawford, Steve Kanaly, June Chadwick

Cemetery High

Cemetery High

Directed by: Gorman Bechard

Starring: Debi Thibeault, Karen Nielsen, Lisa Schmidt, Simone Reyes

Another Woman

Another Woman

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Gena Rowlands, Mia Farrow, Ian Holm, Blythe Danner

Sport Games on October 10, 1988

Sport Games on October 10, 1988


NFL

American Football
  • New York Giants - Philadelphia Eagles : 13 - 24
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TV Series

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Starting from Scratch

Starting from Scratch

Directed by: James Huang

Scruples

Scruples

Directed by: Alan J. Levi

First Impressions

First Impressions

Directed by: Eric Shapiro

Luv Kush

Luv Kush

Directed by: Jay Sreesivan

Charlie Chalk

Charlie Chalk

Days to next October 10

If October 10, 1988 is your birthday you're 31 years, 11 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 16 days.
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Books

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A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking

A Brief History Of Time

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Stephen Hawking has earned a reputation as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein. In this landmark volume, Professor Hawking shares his blazing intellect with nonscientists everywhere, guiding us expertly to

Final Flight by Stephen Coonts

Final Flight

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The most daring -- and deadly -- terrorist plot of all time is about to unfold aboard the supercarrier USS United States.

Alaska by James A. Michener

Alaska

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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.

The First Salute by Barbara W. Tuchman

The First Salute

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Barbara W. Tuchman, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of the classic The Guns of August, turns her sights homeward with this brilliant, insightful narrative of the Revolutionary War.

Spock'S World by Diane Duane

Spock'S World

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It is the twenty-third century. On the planet Vulcan, a crisis of unprecedented proportion has caused the convocation of the planet's ruling council -- and summoned the U.S.S.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Beach Buggy Simulator

Beach Buggy Simulator

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC

Genre: Driving, Shooting

Publisher: Silverbird

Downhill Challenge

Downhill Challenge

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Amiga 500/600 (OCS/ECS), Apple IIGS, IBM PC (DOS), Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Loriciel, Brøderbund

Bakutotsu Kijūtei

Bakutotsu Kijūtei

Platform: Arcade, Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Namco

Amiga Soccer

Amiga Soccer

Genre: Sports

John Madden Football

John Madden Football

Platform: Commodore 64/Commodore 128, Apple II, MS-DOS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Electronic Arts


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