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Tuesday 18 October 1988

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Groovy Kind Of Love by Phil Collins. In UK One Moment In Time by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits. Mystic Pizza, directed by Donald Petrie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Nana. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Better Dead Than Alien or Iron Tank: The Invasion of Normandy Great Tank.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Nana

Starring: Barbara Topsøe-Rothenborg, Jesper Christensen, Katrine Jensenius, Marie Andersen

Country: Denmark

Colin's Sandwich

Written by: Terry Kyan, Paul Smith

Starring: Mel Smith, Louisa Rix, Tony Haase, Andrew Robertson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Kids in the Hall

Starring: Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney

Country: Canada

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American Experience

Written by: Henry Hampton, Stephen Fitzmeyer

Starring: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy

Country: United States

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Game, Set, and Match

Starring: Ian Holm, Michael Culver, Anthony Bate, Gail Harrison

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Mystic Pizza

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Starring: Annabeth Gish, Julia Roberts, Lili Taylor

Country: United States

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Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

Directed by: Dwight H. Little

Starring: Donald Pleasence, Ellie Cornell, Danielle Harris

Country: United States

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The Accused

Directed by: Jonathan Kaplan

Starring: Kelly McGillis, Jodie Foster, Bernie Coulson

Country: United States

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Dead Ringers

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Jeremy Irons, Genevive Bujold, Heidi von Palleske

Country: United States

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The Big Blue

Directed by: Luc Besson

Starring: Jean-Marc Barr, Jean Reno, Rosanna Arquette

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 October 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
  • USA : Alaska: Alaska Day
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Inset: Chile's Gen. Augusto Pinochet
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9140
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: U.S. Returns to Space -- Oct. 10, 1988

Books

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

A Brief History Of Time

By: Stephen W. Hawking

Stephen Hawking has earned a reputation as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein. In this landmark volume, Professor Hawking shares his blazing intellect with nonscientists everywhere, guiding us expertly to

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Transformation

By: Whitley Strieber

The author of Communion has seen a new vision of this magnificent, mysterious, and fiercely alive universe through the shattering effects of an assault from the unknown.

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Till We Meet Again

By: Judith Krantz

Eve dared. . . Eve, with passion that overruled her total innocence, ran away from home to live in unrepentant sin; won stardom singing on the stage of the Parisian music

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Tracks

By: Louise Erdrich

Set in North Dakota at a time in the past century when Indian tribes were struggling to keep what little remained of their lands, Tracks is a tale of passion and

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Better Dead Than Alien

Better Dead Than Alien

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Electra (ODE) - Worldwide

Bloody Wolf

Platform: Arcade Game, TurboGrafx/PC Engine, Virtual Console

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Data East, NEC Home Electronics

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Crazy Climber 2

Platform: Arcade, Sharp X68000

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Nichibutsu, HAMSTER(PS4)

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Godzilla: Monster of Monsters!

Platform: NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: Toho

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Iron Tank: The Invasion of Normandy Great Tank

Iron Tank: The Invasion of Normandy Great Tank

Platform: NES

Genre: Shooting

Publisher: SNK


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