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Monday 18 April 1988

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Josh Williams and Anagabriela Espinoza. 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. Above the Law, directed by Andrew Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Thriving On Chaos by Tom Peters was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching City Hunter 2. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Earthlight or Dead Angle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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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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Frantic

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Harrison Ford, Betty Buckley, Emmanuelle Seigner

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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Hairspray

Directed by: John Waters

Starring: Sonny Bono, Ruth Brown, Divine

Country: United States

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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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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 1988?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: War Over Smoking -- Apr. 18, 1988
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9113
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Jessie Jackson -- Apr. 11, 1988

Books

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

Thriving On Chaos

By: Tom Peters

The national bestseller that offers prescriptions for an economic world turned upside down. A New York Times bestseller for eleven months.

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Unforgettable Fire

By: Eamon Dunphy

U2 has always been a band shrouded in mystery. Now, for the first time ever, comes a painstakingly detailed and honest account of the remarkable band from Ireland whose political, spiritual

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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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Love In The Time Of Cholera

By: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

In their youth, Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love. When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy, well-born doctor, Florentino is devastated, but he is a romantic.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Battle of Olympus

Platform: NES, Game Boy

Genre: Action-adventure

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

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Earthlight

Earthlight

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Firebird Software

King's Quest IV: The Perils of Rosella

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Atari ST

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

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Dead Angle

Platform: Arcade Sega Master System

Genre: Shooting gallery

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Kid Kool

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Vic Tokai

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