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Tuesday 12 April 1988

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 12, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jessie James and Annabelle Stephenson. 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. Permanent Record, directed by Marisa Silver, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while The Trial Of Socrates by I. F. Stone was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bereitschaft Dr. Federau. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hanjuku Hero or Ataxx.
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What the sky looked like on 12 April 1988

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Movies

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

Permanent Record

Directed by: Marisa Silver

Starring: Alan Boyce, Keanu Reeves, Pamela Gidley, Michael Elgart

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Stormy Monday

Directed by: Mike Figgis

Starring: Melanie Griffith, Tommy Lee Jones, Sting, Sean Bean

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Backfire

Directed by: Gilbert Cates

Starring: Karen Allen, Keith Carradine, Jeff Fahey, Bernie Casey

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The Blue Iguana

Directed by: John Lafia

Starring: Dylan McDermott, Jessica Harper, James Russo, Pamela Gidley

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Quella villa in fondo al parco

Directed by: Giuliano Carnimeo

Starring: David Warbeck, Janet Agren, Eva Grimaldi, Luisa Menon

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TV Series

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

Bereitschaft Dr. Federau

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Der Geisterwald oder Des Raben Rache

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Adventures Beyond Belief

Directed by: Marcus Tompson

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Raafat Al Haggan

On the Waterfront

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 April 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Julius I
  • Saint Zeno of Verona
  • Saint Erkembode
  • Saint Damian
  • Yuri's Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.
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Facts:
  • Devils 4-2 over Islanders-Devils lead 3-2 in 1st round
  • Sonny Bono elected Mayor of Palm Springs, California
  • Former pop singer Sonny Bono is elected mayor of Palm Springs, California.
  • Harvard University patents genetically engineered mouse (first for animal life).
  • Frank Robinson replaces Cal Ripkin as manager of the Baltimore Orioles.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 12, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1988 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Juan Gabriel - DEBO HACERLO
  2. AY AMOR - Ana Gabriel
  3. Y AHORA TE VAS - Los Bukis
  4. PELIGRO DE AMOR - Chayanne
  5. AMOR PERFECTO - Roberto Carlos
  6. Mi Hembra - Jose Jose
  7. ES MEJOR PERDONAR - Daniela Romo
  8. No Hay Mal Que Por Bien No Venga - Jose Feliciano/Pandora
  9. Y es que llegaste tu - Maria Conchita Alonso
  10. QUE SE VAYAN AL DIABLO - Jose Javier Solis

Books

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

The Trial Of Socrates

By: I. F. Stone

In unraveling the long-hidden issues of the most famous free speech case of all time, noted author I.F. Stone ranges far and wide over Roman as well as Greek history to

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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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Kaleidoscope

By: Danielle Steel

When a beautiful young Frenchwoman and a brilliant American actor meet in wartime Paris, their love begins like a fairy tale but ends in tragedy. Suddenly orphaned, their three children are cruelly separated.

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Patriot Games

By: Tom Clancy

From Tom Clancy, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Ryan novels--including his latest blockbusters Command Authority and Threat Vector--comes a gripping story of the Ryan family under

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ataxx

Ataxx

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Capcom The Leland Corporation

Akira

Akira

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Adventure, visual novel

Double Dragon II: The Revenge

Platform: Arcade, Mega Drive, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Amiga, IBM PC, iOS, Android

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Technōs Japan

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Birdie Try

Birdie Try

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Data East

Hanjuku Hero

Hanjuku Hero

Platform: Famicom

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Square

Home videos

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

School Daze

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The Reluctant Dragon

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No Way Out

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Overboard

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Colors

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