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Sunday 17 April 1988

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 17, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Eliza Doolittle and Takahiro Morita. 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 Patriot Games by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bereitschaft Dr. Federau. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Decisive Battles of the American Civil War Volume 1: Bull Run to Chancellorsville or Freedom Force.
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What the sky looked like on 17 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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 April 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Pope Anicetus (died 166)
  • Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
  • Saint Landricus
  • Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
  • Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Eva Novak: Actress (Medicine Man), dies of pneumonia at 90.
  • Louise Nevelson: Ukranian-born American artist, an abstract artist and sculptor working in many media with a fondness for geometric figures assembled together.
Facts:
  • Nancy Lopez wins LPGA AI Star / Centinela Hospital Golf Classic
  • Ethiopian Belayneh Densimo runs world record marathon (2:06:50).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 17, 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 ?

Patriot Games

By: Tom Clancy

From Tom Clancy, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Ryan novels--including his latest blockbusters Command Authority and Threat Vector--comes a gripping story of the Ryan family under

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Hot Money

By: Dick Francis

A classic mystery from Dick Francis, the champion of English storytellers. Malcolm Pembroke didn't get rich without making a few enemies - not least among the

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Presumed Innocent

By: Scott Turow

Hailed as the most suspenseful and compelling novel in decades, PRESUMED INNOCENT brings to life our worst nightmare: that of an ordinary citizen facing conviction for the most terrible of all

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Decisive Battles of the American Civil War Volume 1: Bull Run to Chancellorsville

Decisive Battles of the American Civil War Volume 1: Bull Run to Chancellorsville

Platform: Commodore 64, Apple II.

Genre: Wargame

The Battle of Olympus

The Battle of Olympus

Platform: NES, Game Boy

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: JP Imagineer; NA Brøderbund; EU Nintendo; EU Imagineer (Game Boy)

Kid Kool

Kid Kool

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Vic Tokai

Jaseiken Necromancer

Jaseiken Necromancer

Platform: PC Engine, Mobile phone, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network

Genre: Action/role-playing video game

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Freedom Force

Platform: NES,[1] Nintendo Vs. System

Genre: Light gun shooter action

Publisher: Sun Corporation of America

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Home videos

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

Eddie Murphy Raw

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School Daze

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Off Limits

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Born in East L.A.

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Hamburger Hill

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