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Monday 11 April 1988

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Leland Irving and Oleh Kovalenko. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car by Billy Ocean. In UK Heart by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Above the Law, directed by Andrew Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Under The Eye Of The Clock by Christopher Nolan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching City Hunter 2. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jordan vs. Bird: One on One or Demon's Winter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Chelmsford 123

Starring: Jimmy Mulville, Rory McGrath, Philip Pope, Howard Lew Lewis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Fear

Starring: Iain Glen, Susannah Harker, Jesse Birdsall, Anthony Valentine

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Street

Written by: John Mankiewicz, Daniel Pyne

Starring: Stephen Chen, Patrick Garner, Marc Baron, Timothy C. Burns

Country: United States

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The Stars

Starring: Nigel Henbest

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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A Bit of Fry and Laurie

Starring: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Above the Law

Directed by: Andrew Davis

Starring: Steven Seagal, Pam Grier, Henry Silva

Country: United States

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Beetlejuice

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Michael Keaton

Country: United States

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Frantic

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Harrison Ford, Betty Buckley, Emmanuelle Seigner

Country: United States

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Bloodsport

Directed by: Newt Arnold

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Donald Gibb, Leah Ayres

Country: United States

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Hairspray

Directed by: John Waters

Starring: Sonny Bono, Ruth Brown, Divine

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 April 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Stanislas
  • Juan Santamarfa Day, anniversary of his death in the Battle of Rivas (State holiday in Costa Rica).
  • Saint Godeberta
  • Saint Gemma of Lucca
  • The Feast Day of Martyr Antipas in the Greek Orthodox Church.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • David Prater: US singer (Sam and Dave - "Soul Man"), dies in car crash at age 50.
  • Jeff Donnell: Actor (Hoedown, 9 Girls), dies at 66 of a heart attack.
Facts:
  • Royal Concert building in Amsterdam reopens.
  • The Last Emperor (directed by Bernardo Bertolucci) wins nine Oscar awards.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Jessie Jackson -- Apr. 11, 1988
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9112
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Israel at 40 -- Apr. 4, 1988

Books

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

Under The Eye Of The Clock

By: Christopher Nolan

Christopher Nolan’s injuries at birth left him severely disabled and handicapped; he was entirely paralyzed and unable to communicate, but he had so much to say and was burning

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The Last Princess

By: Cynthia Freeman

Lily is the ultimate poor little rich girl, abandoned by her parents and sent to the best Swiss boarding school money could buy.

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The Great Depression Of 1990

By: Ravi Batra

From Jacket Flap: Startling in its revelations, bold in its predictions, and overwhelmingly convincing in the evidence it offers, "The Great Depression of 1990" demonstrates that we are headed toward an

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The Tommyknockers

By: Stephen King

Master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic, terrifying #1 New York Times bestseller about a terrifying otherworldly discovery and the effects it has a on a small town.“Late

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Jet-Story

Jet-Story

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action Arcade game

Publisher: Ultrasoft

Jordan vs. Bird: One on One

Platform: Commodore 64, MS-DOS, Game Boy, Mega Drive/Genesis, NES

Genre: Sports (Basketball)

Publisher: Electronic Arts Milton Bradley (NES)

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Arcade Volleyball

Arcade Volleyball

Platform: Commodore 64, Amiga

Genre: Sports

Publisher: COMPUTE! Publications, Inc.

Demon's Winter

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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Freedom Force

Platform: NES,[1] Nintendo Vs. System

Genre: Light gun shooter action

Publisher: Sun Corporation of America

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