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Wednesday March 16, 1988

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 16, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jhene (pop singer) and Jhené Aiko. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley. In UK I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Biloxi Blues, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Winters' Tales by Jonathan Winters was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bereitschaft Dr. Federau. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dead Angle or Godzilla: Monster of Monsters!.
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What the sky looked like on 16 March 1988

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Movies

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Biloxi Blues

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Christopher Walken, Matt Mulhern, Corey Parker

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A New Life

Directed by: Alan Alda

Starring: Alan Alda, Ann-Margret, Hal Linden, Veronica Hamel

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Johnny Be Good

Directed by: Bud S. Smith

Starring: Anthony Michael Hall, Robert Downey Jr., Paul Gleason, Uma Thurman

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Dominick and Eugene

Directed by: Robert M. Young

Starring: Tom Hulce, Ray Liotta, Jamie Lee Curtis, Robert Levine

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Tiger on Beat

Directed by: Chia-Liang Liu

Starring: Yun-Fat Chow, Nina Li Chi, Conan Lee, Norman Chu

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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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Heartbeat

Das literarische Quartett

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 March 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
  • Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
  • Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
  • Saint Eusebia (+680)
  • Saint Benedicta (+1260)
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Facts:
  • North-Ireland Protestant fires on Catholic funeral, three killed.
  • US sends 3000 soldiers to Nicaragua's neighbor Honduras.
  • Federal grand jury indicts Marine Lieutenant Colonel Oliver L. North and Navy Vice Admiral John M. Poindexter in Iran-Contra affair on charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States.
  • Halabja poison gas attack: The Kurdish town of Halabjah in Iraq is attacked with a mix of poison gas and nerve agents on the orders of Saddam Hussein, killing 5000 people and injuring about 10000 people.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on March 16, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Winters' Tales

By: Jonathan Winters

The most original and influential comic mind of our generation gives us a rollicking tour of his expansive imagination. Alongside the hilarity are intimate, revealing, and poignant recollections of childhood`s pains

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Emperor Of The Air

By: Ethan Canin

EMPEROR OF THE AIR "explores tricky family relationships and tender moments of self-discovery with a voice of compassion rarely found in contemporary short fiction" (San Francisco Chronicle).

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The Shell Seekers

By: Rosamunde Pilcher

"A huge warm saga . . . A deeply satisfying story written with love and confidence." --Maeve Binchy in The New York Times Book ReviewFor the first time ever in trade

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Chopper I

Chopper I

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: SNK

Bases Loaded II: Second Season

Bases Loaded II: Second Season

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Jaleco

Dead Angle

Platform: Arcade Sega Master System

Genre: Shooting gallery

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Kuri Kinton

Kuri Kinton

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Taito

Godzilla: Monster of Monsters!

Platform: NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: Toho

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Home videos

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

Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise

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Shakedown

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The Last Emperor

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Donald in Mathmagic Land

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