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Friday September 16, 1988

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 16, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Prince Ea and Teddy Geiger. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Sweet Child O' Mine by Guns N' Roses. In UK Groovy Kind Of Love by Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits. Spellbinder, directed by Janet Greek, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while The Duchess Of Windsor by Charles Higham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Scruples. If you liked videogames you were probably playing BattleTech: The Crescent Hawk's Inception or Ingrid's Back.
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What the sky looked like on 16 September 1988

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Movies

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

Spellbinder

Directed by: Janet Greek

Starring: Tim Daly, Kelly Preston, Rick Rossovich, Audra Lindley

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Sweet Hearts Dance

Directed by: Robert Greenwald

Starring: Don Johnson, Susan Sarandon, Jeff Daniels, Elizabeth Perkins

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Murder One

Directed by: Graeme Campbell

Starring: Henry Thomas, James Wilder, Stephen Shellen, Errol Slue

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Buster

Directed by: David Green

Starring: Phil Collins, Julie Walters, Larry Lamb, Stephanie Lawrence

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Memories of Me

Directed by: Henry Winkler

Starring: Billy Crystal, Alan King, JoBeth Williams, Janet Carroll

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TV Series

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

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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Barfuß ins Bett

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 September 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
  • Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
  • In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
  • Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Cin Reds Tom Browning pitches a perfect game, beats Dodgers, 1-0
  • Fish leaves rock group Marillion
  • Jury awards Valerie Harper $1.6 M in dispute over TV series
  • Tom Browning of the Cincinnati Reds pitches a perfect game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, in his 1-0 victory. Over three starts he retires 40 consecutive batters - one shy of a major league record.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 16, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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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A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

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Doctors

By: Erich Segal

Writing with all the passion of Love Story and power of The Class, Erich Segal sweeps us into the lives of the Harvard Medical School's class of 1962. His

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To Be The Best

By: Barbara Taylor Bradford

Enthralling sequel to Barbara Taylor Bradford's universally loved novels, A Woman of Substance and Hold The Dream. Set in Yorkshire, Hong Kong and America, this remarkable contemporary novel continues the

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Anticipation

Anticipation

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Board game

Publisher: Nintendo

Ingrid's Back

Ingrid's Back

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, MSX

Genre: Text Adventure

Publisher: Level 9

4 Soccer Simulators aka Pro Soccer Simulator

4 Soccer Simulators aka Pro Soccer Simulator

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Soccer/football

Publisher: Codemasters Gold

BattleTech: The Crescent Hawk's Inception

BattleTech: The Crescent Hawk's Inception

Platform: PC, Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Infocom

The Legend of Blacksilver

The Legend of Blacksilver

Platform: Commodore 64, Apple II

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Epyx

Home videos

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

Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood

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Dirty Dancing

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RoboCop

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Shoot to Kill

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Fatal Attraction

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