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Wednesday April 20, 1988

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 20, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michela Maggioni and Nina Jankovic. 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 Battle Cry Of Freedom by James M. McPherson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bereitschaft Dr. Federau. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Haunted Castle or Arena Football.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 20 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 20 April 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • USA- National High Five Day
  • Blessed Oda (d. 1158)
  • Saint Victor (d.303)
  • Saint Marcellinus
  • Ridv�n begins at sunset (Bah�'f Faith).
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Yanks HR 9,999 (D Winfield) 10,000 (C Washington) 10,001 (J Clarke)
  • New Jersey Devils' first playoff hat trick-Eric Broten.
  • US accuses Renamo of killing 100,000 Mozambiquians.
  • Baltimore Orioles set worst record to start a season 0-14 (will go 0-21).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 20, 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 ?

Battle Cry Of Freedom

By: James M. McPherson

Filled with fresh interpretations and information, puncturing old myths and challenging new ones, Battle Cry of Freedom will unquestionably become the standard one-volume history of the Civil War.James

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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 Tommyknockers

By: Stephen King

Master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic, terrifying #1 New York Times bestseller about a terrifying otherworldly discovery and the effects it has a on a small town.“Late

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Rock Star

By: Jackie Collins

Newly repackaged—classic novels from New York Times bestselling author Jackie Collins! Power. Sex. Money. Fame. The new Hollywood wives have it all.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Abrams Battle Tank

Platform: MS-DOS, Mega Drive

Genre: Vehicle simulation

Publisher: Electronic Arts, Sega

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Haunted Castle

Haunted Castle

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 2

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Konami

Blaster Master

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platformer, Run and gun

Publisher: Sunsoft

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Arena Football

Arena Football

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: American football

Publisher: C159 Production

Battlehawks 1942

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Flight simulation

Publisher: Lucasfilm Games

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Home videos

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

School Daze

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The Big Easy

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The Seventh Sign

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Good Morning, Vietnam

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Benji the Hunted

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