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Friday October 14, 1988

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 14, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Max Thieriot and MacKenzie Mauzy. 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 Spock'S World by Diane Duane was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Starting from Scratch. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Goody or Bakutotsu Kijūtei.
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What the sky looked like on 14 October 1988

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Movies

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

Mystic Pizza

Directed by: Donald Petrie

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

Country: United States

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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

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Headhunter

Directed by: Francis Schaeffer

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

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Cemetery High

Directed by: Gorman Bechard

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

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Another Woman

Directed by: Woody Allen

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

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TV Series

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

Starting from Scratch

Directed by: James Huang

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Scruples

Directed by: Alan J. Levi

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First Impressions

Directed by: Eric Shapiro

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Encadenados

Directed by: Not specifed

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Luv Kush

Directed by: Jay Sreesivan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 October 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see October 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Navet (Turnip) Day, twenty-third day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Teachers' Day, or National Education Day in Poland
  • World Standards Day (from ISO, IEC, ITU)
  • RC Saints - Pope Callistus I
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Facts:
  • Mike Tyson countersues Robin Givens for divorce and annulment
  • Naguib Mahfouz is 1st Arabic writer to win Nobel literature prize
  • New Jersey Devils raise their first pennant (Patrick Division Playoff Champions).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 14, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

Spock'S World

By: Diane Duane

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.

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The Duchess Of Windsor

By: Charles Higham

"Deeply researched, valuable." –The New York Times Book Review "A shocker . . . stunning . . . absolutely hypnotic.

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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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Transformation

By: Whitley Strieber

The author of Communion has seen a new vision of this magnificent, mysterious, and fiercely alive universe through the shattering effects of an assault from the unknown.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Atomic Robo-Kid

Atomic Robo-Kid

Platform: Arcade, TurboGrafx-16, Mega Drive/Genesis, Commodore 64, Atari ST, Amiga, Sharp X68000

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: UPL, Treco (Mega Drive version only)

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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Bakutotsu Kijūtei

Bakutotsu Kijūtei

Platform: Arcade, Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Namco

Goody

Goody

Platform: Amstrad CPC, DOS, ZX Spectrum, MSX

Genre: Action game, Platform game

Publisher: Opera Soft

Golgo 13: Top Secret Episode

Golgo 13: Top Secret Episode

Platform: NES

Genre: Action adventure

Publisher: Vic Tokai

Home videos

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

Short Circuit 2

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Mothra

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The Pick-up Artist

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Little Nikita

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Beetlejuice

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