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Sunday 18 September 1988

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Asher Monroe and Arizona Muse. 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. Dead Ringers, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Love In The Time Of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Reaching for the Skies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Denizen or Hoppin' Mad.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Reaching for the Skies

Starring: Louis Blériot, Winston Churchill, Alan Cobham, Robert L. Crippen

Rough Guide to Europe

Starring: Magenta Devine, Sankha Guha

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

TV Pirata

Starring: Débora Bloch, Louise Cardoso, Regina Casé, Luiz Fernando Guimarães

Country: Brazil

The D Generation Goes Commercial

Starring: Santo Cilauro, Marg Downey, Michael Veitch, Rob Sitch

Country: Australia

Vale Tudo

Starring: Regina Duarte, Antônio Fagundes, Glória Pires, Cássio Gabus Mendes

Country: Brazil

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Movies

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

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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The Last Temptation of Christ

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Willem Dafoe, Harvey Keitel, Barbara Hershey

Country: United States

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Young Guns

Directed by: Christopher Cain

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips

Country: United States

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Cocktail

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

Starring: Tom Cruise, Bryan Brown, Elisabeth Shue

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 September 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see September 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Chile - Independence Day (first junta 1810)
  • RC Saints - Feast day of St Joseph of Cupertino and Methodius of Olympus
  • In ancient Greece, the fifth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Juli Inkster wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
  • Burma suspends its constitution.
  • End of pro-democracy uprisings in Myanmar after a bloody military coup by the State Law and Order Restoration Council. Thousands, mostly monks and civilians (primarily students) are killed by the Tatmadaw.

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Sport Games on 18 September 1988

NFL
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  • Atlanta Falcons - San Francisco 49ers : 34 - 17
  • Buffalo Bills - New England Patriots : 16 - 14
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Pittsburgh Steelers : 17 - 12
  • Denver Broncos - Kansas City Chiefs : 13 - 20
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

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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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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The Lives Of John Lennon

By: Albert Goldman

The result of six years of research and some 1,200 interviews, this book takes fans deep into Lennon’s secretive world, from his traumatic childhood to his Beatles days to his hidden

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Zoya

By: Danielle Steel

Against the backdrop of the Russian Revolution and World War I Europe, Zoya, young cousin to the Tsar, flees St. Petersburg to Paris to find safety. Her entire world forever changed, she faces hard times and joins the Ballet Russe ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Amadeus Revenge

Amadeus Revenge

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Music game, Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Systems Editoriale s.r.l.

Denizen

Denizen

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Players Software

Hoppin' Mad

Hoppin' Mad

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Publisher: Elite Systems

Batman: The Caped Crusader

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Apple II, MS-DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action adventure

Publisher: Ocean Software

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Exile

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Amiga, Atari ST, CD32

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Superior Software, Audiogenic

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