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Saturday 16 April 1988

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. 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. Above the Law, directed by Andrew Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Love, Medicine & Miracles by Bernie S. Siegel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching City Hunter 2. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Last Armageddon or Bombuzal.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

Above the Law

Directed by: Andrew Davis

Starring: Steven Seagal, Pam Grier, Henry Silva

Country: United States

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Beetlejuice

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Michael Keaton

Country: United States

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Bloodsport

Directed by: Newt Arnold

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Donald Gibb, Leah Ayres

Country: United States

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Frantic

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Harrison Ford, Betty Buckley, Emmanuelle Seigner

Country: United States

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Hairspray

Directed by: John Waters

Starring: Sonny Bono, Ruth Brown, Divine

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 16 April 1988

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TV Series

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

Chelmsford 123

Starring: Jimmy Mulville, Rory McGrath, Philip Pope, Howard Lew Lewis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Fear

Starring: Iain Glen, Susannah Harker, Jesse Birdsall, Anthony Valentine

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Street

Written by: John Mankiewicz, Daniel Pyne

Starring: Stephen Chen, Patrick Garner, Marc Baron, Timothy C. Burns

Country: United States

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The Stars

Starring: Nigel Henbest

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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A Bit of Fry and Laurie

Starring: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Music Charts

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

Books

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

Love, Medicine & Miracles

By: Bernie S. Siegel

Unconditional love is the most powerful stimulant of the immune system. The truth is: love heals. Miracles happen to exceptional patients every day—patients who have the courage to love, those who

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Under The Eye Of The Clock

By: Christopher Nolan

Christopher Nolan’s injuries at birth left him severely disabled and handicapped; he was entirely paralyzed and unable to communicate, but he had so much to say and was burning

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S.

By: John Updike

S. is the story of Sarah P. Worth, a thoroughly modern spiritual seeker who has become enamored of a Hindu mystic called the Arhat.

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Citizen Cohn

By: Nicholas von Hoffman

Citizen Cohn

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

F-19 Stealth Fighter

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, PC-98

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: MicroProse

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Last Armageddon

Platform: NEC PC-8801 MSX Sharp X68000 PC Engine CD-ROM²[3] Family Computer[1] DOS FM Towns

Genre: Role-playing game[1]

Publisher: Yutaka[1] (Famicom)

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Blade Eagle 3-D

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Action Rail shooter

Publisher: Sega

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Bombuzal

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, Super NES

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Image Works Kemco

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Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Bally Midway


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