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Monday April 18, 1988

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 18, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jessica Cambensy and Vanessa Kirby. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Where Do Broken Hearts Go by Whitney Houston. In UK Heart by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Iguana, directed by Monte Hellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Chaos by James Gleick was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bereitschaft Dr. Federau. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 4x4 Off-Road Racing or Fire-Brigade The Battle for Kiev - 1943.
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What the sky looked like on 18 April 1988

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Movies

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

Iguana

Directed by: Monte Hellman

Starring: Everett McGill, Michael Bradford, Roger Kendall, Robert Case

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Sunset

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Bruce Willis, James Garner, Malcolm McDowell, Mariel Hemingway

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Two Moon Junction

Directed by: Zalman King

Starring: Sherilyn Fenn, Richard Tyson, Louise Fletcher, Burl Ives

Country: United States

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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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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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China Beach

Dirty Dozen: The Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 April 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Galdino (d. 1176)
  • Saint Perfecto (d. 850)
  • Saint Agia (Aya) (d. 707)
  • Saint Timon
  • Saint Ursmarus (d. 713)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Pierre Desproges: French humorist, famous for his elaborate, eloquent and above all, virulent diatribes criticizing anything and everything.
Facts:
  • Barbra Streisand records Warm All Over
  • 92nd Boston Marathon won by Ibrahim Hussein of Kenya in 2:08:43.
  • United States Navy retaliates for the Roberts mining with Operation Praying Mantis, in a day of strikes against Iranian oil platforms and naval vessels.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 18, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Y AHORA TE VAS - Los Bukis
  2. Juan Gabriel - DEBO HACERLO
  3. AY AMOR - Ana Gabriel
  4. PELIGRO DE AMOR - Chayanne
  5. Mi Hembra - Jose Jose
  6. ES MEJOR PERDONAR - Daniela Romo
  7. Todo Por Ti - Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine
  8. AMOR PERFECTO - Roberto Carlos
  9. Jose Javier Solis - Me estoy volviendo loco
  10. Todo El Amor Que Te Hace Falta - Julio Iglesias

Books

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

Chaos

By: James Gleick

The million-copy bestseller by National Book Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist James Gleick that reveals the science behind chaos theoryNational bestsellerMore than a million copies soldA work of popular science

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Treasure

By: Clive Cussler

Clive Cussler, author of sixteen consecutive New York Times bestseller brings us beloved character Dirk Pitt, who discovers a trail leading straight to priceless treasures.

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The Bonfire Of The Vanities

By: Tom Wolfe

Vintage Tom Wolfe, The Bonfire of the Vanities, the #1 bestseller that will forever define late-twentieth-century New York style. "No one has portrayed New York Society this accurately and devastatingly since Edith Wharton" (The National Review)“A page-turner .

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King Of The Murgos

By: David Eddings

Guided by the Orb of the God Aldur, Garion and Ce'Nedrea begin a great quest to rescue their kidnapped child. Making their way through the foul swamps of Nyisssa, then into

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Face Off

Face Off

Platform: Arcade, Virtual Console

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Namco

4x4 Off-Road Racing

4x4 Off-Road Racing

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Amiga, DOS, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Epyx

Fire-Brigade The Battle for Kiev - 1943

Fire-Brigade The Battle for Kiev - 1943

Platform: IBM PC DOS 3.0 Mac OS 2.0 Atari Amiga

Genre: Computer Wargame

Publisher: Panther Games Pty Ltd

19 Part One: Boot Camp

19 Part One: Boot Camp

Platform: Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Military education and training

Last Ninja 2: Back with a Vengeance

Last Ninja 2: Back with a Vengeance

Platform: Last Ninja 2: 1988: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC 1989: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, 1990: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, NES (as The Last Ninja) 2008: Virtual Console Last Ninja Remix: 1990: Commodore

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Activision Ubi Soft (10 Megahits Vol. 3) Ocean Software (100% Dynamite) Jaleco

Home videos

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

License to Drive

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The Pick-up Artist

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Above the Law

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Broadcast News

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Three Men and a Baby

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