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Thursday 14 April 1988

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 14, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Solène Jambaqué and Mihael Borko. 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 Chaos by James Gleick was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bereitschaft Dr. Federau. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Adventures of Bayou Billy or Hoppin' Mad.
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What the sky looked like on 14 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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 April 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Vishu - Harvest festival in Kerala, India.
  • N'Ko Alphabet Day - the anniversary of the day the N'Ko alphabet was completed in 1949.
  • Tamil New Year - Celebrations for Tamils all over the world.
  • New Year Celebrations in parts of India and whole of Sri Lanka.
  • Baisakhi - Celebrations in Punjab, India.
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Facts:
  • Mail opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 36 performances
  • Devils 6-5 over Islanders-Devils take 1st round 4-2
  • USSR, US, Pakistan, and Afghanistan sign Afghanistan treaty (Geneva Accords). The Soviet Union commits itself to withdrawal of its forces from Afghanistan.
  • The USS Samuel B. Roberts strikes a mine in the Persian Gulf during Operation Earnest Will.
  • In a United Nations ceremony in Geneva, Switzerland, the Soviet Union signs an agreement pledging to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 14, 1988 - Geocentric view

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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 ?

Chaos

By: James Gleick

The million-copy bestseller by National Book Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist James Gleick that reveals the science behind chaos theoryNational bestsellerMore than a million copies soldA work of popular science

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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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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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The Power Game

By: Hedrick Smith

Pulitzer Prize winner Hedrick Smith goes inside America's power center in Washington, DC to reveal how the game of governing was played in the 1980s.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Inside Outing

Inside Outing

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Atari ST, Commodore Amiga

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: NA Epyx; EU The Edge Software

Crosswize

Crosswize

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Firebird Software

The Adventures of Bayou Billy

The Adventures of Bayou Billy

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, Virtual Console

Genre: Beat 'em up/shooting/racing

Publisher: Konami

Hoppin' Mad

Hoppin' Mad

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Publisher: Elite Systems

Exile

Exile

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Amiga, Atari ST, CD32

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Superior Software, Audiogenic

Home videos

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

Baby Boom

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Short Circuit 2

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The Witches of Eastwick

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House of Games

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Throw Momma From the Train

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