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What Happened on April 16, 1988

US date format: 4/16/1988, UK date format: 16/4/1988

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 16, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alisa Durbrow and Jullie . 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 Power Game by Hedrick Smith was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bereitschaft Dr. Federau. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Erika to Satoru no Yume Bōken or Carrier Command.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 16 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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Red Dwarf

Written by: Rob Grant, Doug Naylor

Starring: Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules, Chris Barrie, Robert Llewellyn

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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 16 April 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Bernadette
  • Blessed HervT of Tours
  • Saint Turibius
  • Saint Fructuosus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Alisa Durbrow: Japanese model actress and singer.
  • Jullie : Brazilian singer-songwriter and actress.
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 16, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

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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 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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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 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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Gemstone IV

Gemstone IV

Platform: Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Publisher: GEnie, AOL, independent

Carrier Command

Carrier Command

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Apple Macintosh

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Publisher: Rainbird

Deja Vu II: Lost in Las Vegas

Deja Vu II: Lost in Las Vegas

Platform: Apple IIGS, Macintosh; Atari ST, CD-i, Commodore Amiga, Game Boy Color, PC, Pocket PC

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mindscape

Hoppin' Mad

Hoppin' Mad

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Publisher: Elite Systems

Erika to Satoru no Yume Bōken

Erika to Satoru no Yume Bōken

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Namco

Home videos

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

Off Limits

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Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood

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Switching Channels

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The Lost Boys

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Throw Momma From the Train

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