Thursday October 20, 1988

US date format: 10/20/1988, UK date format: 20/10/1988

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 20, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Candice Swanepoel and ASAP Ferg. 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. Red Scorpion, directed by Joseph Zito, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Surviving The Great Depression Of 1990 by Ravi Batra was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Starting from Scratch. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hidden Agenda or Ingrid's Back.
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Movies

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Red Scorpion

Directed by: Joseph Zito

Starring: Dolph Lundgren, M. Emmet Walsh, Al White, T.P. McKenna

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Deadly Dreams

Directed by: Kristine Peterson

Starring: Mitchell Anderson, Juliette Cummins, Xander Berkeley, Thom Babbes

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Mystic Pizza

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Starring: Annabeth Gish, Julia Roberts, Lili Taylor, Vincent D'Onofrio

Country: United States of America

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Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

Directed by: Dwight H. Little

Starring: Donald Pleasence, Ellie Cornell, Danielle Harris, George P. Wilbur

Country: United States of America

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Headhunter

Directed by: Francis Schaeffer

Starring: Kay Lenz, Wayne Crawford, Steve Kanaly, June Chadwick

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TV Series

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Starting from Scratch

Directed by: James Huang

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Scruples

Directed by: Alan J. Levi

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First Impressions

Directed by: Eric Shapiro

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Encadenados

Directed by: Not specifed

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Luv Kush

Directed by: Jay Sreesivan

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
  • French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Facts:
  • Dodgers win World Series, LA 1st to have both NBA and baseball champs as LA beats Oakland Athletics, 4 games to 1 in 85th World Series
  • LA Dodgers beat Oakland Athletics in World Series 4 games to 1
  • Britain ends suspects right to remain silent in crackdown on Irish Republican Army.
  • Gastineau sacks New York Jets, retires from football "for personal reasons".
  • Man armed with explosives blows self up in 125 Steet subway station (New York City).

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Angela Carrasco - BOCA ROSA
  2. SENTADO A LA VERA DEL CAMINO - EYDIE GORME Y ROBERTO CARLOS
  3. Franco - MARIA
  4. ESTE AMOR QUE HAY QUE CALLAR - Yolandita Monge
  5. QUE SERA - Emmanuel
  6. SI EL AMOR SE VA - Roberto Carlos
  7. Marisela - YA NO
  8. MALA NOCHE NO - Veronica Castro
  9. HAZME TUYA UNA VEZ MAS - Isabel Pantoja
  10. Es un alma en pena - Lucia Mendez

Books

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

Surviving The Great Depression Of 1990

By: Ravi Batra

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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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The First Salute

By: Barbara W. Tuchman

Barbara W. Tuchman, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of the classic The Guns of August, turns her sights homeward with this brilliant, insightful narrative of the Revolutionary War.

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Landslide

By: Jane Mayer and Doyle McManus

This is an expose of the last four years of Ronald Reagan's presidency, which studies internal rivalries and dissension within the White House.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ingrid's Back

Ingrid's Back

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, MSX

Genre: Text Adventure

Publisher: Level 9

Hidden Agenda

Hidden Agenda

Platform: Macintosh, DOS

Genre: Government simulation game

Publisher: Springboard

Crosswize

Crosswize

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Firebird Software

F/A-18 Interceptor

F/A-18 Interceptor

Platform: Amiga

Genre: Flight sim

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Eco

Eco

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Life simulation game

Publisher: Ocean Software

Home videos

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

Maniac Cop

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Above the Law

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Fatal Beauty

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Three Men and a Baby

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