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Friday 15 April 1988

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 15, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Eliza Doolittle (singer) and Steven Defour. 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 Rise And Fall Of The Great Powers by Paul Kennedy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bereitschaft Dr. Federau. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Demon's Winter or Gemstone IV.
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What the sky looked like on 15 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 15 April 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" each April 15 in all MLB ballparks.
  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Petrus Gonzalez
  • In the United States, April 15 is the official deadline for filing tax returns: all forms mailed to the IRS must be postmarked no later than this day, so many post offices across the country stay open until midnight to accommodate procrastinators (or those who owe tax and want to wait as late as possible to pay). (If this day falls on the weekend, as in 2006, the following Monday becomes the deadline. Additionally in 2006, Patriot's Day moved the tax deadline to Tuesday, April 18, for those in
  • Father Damien Day ? celebrated annually in Hawai'i.
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Facts:
  • Meteorite explodes above Indonesia.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 15, 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 Rise And Fall Of The Great Powers

By: Paul Kennedy

About national and international power in the "modern" or Post Renaissance period. Explains how the various powers have risen and fallen over the 5 centuries since the formation of the "new

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Oscar Wilde

By: Richard Ellmann

The biography sensitive to the tragic pattern of the story of a great subject: Oscar Wilde - psychologically and sexually complicated, enormously quotable, central to a alluring cultural world and someone

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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 Last Princess

By: Cynthia Freeman

The New York Times–bestselling novel of a forbidden 1920s romance between a rebellious society woman and a Jewish writer from the author of No Time for Tears.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

F-1 Dream

F-1 Dream

Platform: Arcade PC Engine

Genre: Formula One racing

Publisher: Capcom (AC) NEC Avenue (PCE)

Gemstone IV

Gemstone IV

Platform: Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Publisher: GEnie, AOL, independent

Freedom Force

Platform: NES,[1] Nintendo Vs. System

Genre: Light gun shooter action

Publisher: Sun Corporation of America

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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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Birdie Try

Birdie Try

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Data East

Home videos

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

Like Father Like Son

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master

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Cry Freedom

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Benji the Hunted

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Bad Dreams

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