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Thursday April 21, 1988

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 21, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jencarlos Canela and Lisa-Mari Moen Jünge. 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 The Last Princess by Cynthia Freeman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bereitschaft Dr. Federau. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Exile or Arena Football.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 21 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 21 April 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Rome - city birthday.
  • Saint Wolbodo
  • Saint Konrad von Parzham
  • Saint Anastasius I
  • Saint Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 21, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

Life magazine Beano comics

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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 ?

The Last Princess

By: Cynthia Freeman

The New York Times–bestselling novel of a forbidden 1920s romance between a rebellious society woman and a Jewish writer from the author of No Time for Tears.

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S.

By: John Updike

S. is the story of Sarah P. Worth, a thoroughly modern spiritual seeker who has become enamored of a Hindu mystic called the Arhat.

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The Power Game

By: Hedrick Smith

Pulitzer Prize winner Hedrick Smith goes inside America's power center in Washington, DC to reveal how the game of governing was played in the 1980s.

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The Trial Of Socrates

By: I. F. Stone

In unraveling the long-hidden issues of the most famous free speech case of all time, noted author I.F. Stone ranges far and wide over Roman as well as Greek history to

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Heavy Unit

Heavy Unit

Platform: Arcade, PC Engine, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Horizontal Scrolling Shooter

Publisher: Taito

Batman: The Caped Crusader

Batman: The Caped Crusader

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

Genre: Action adventure

Publisher: Ocean Software

Arena Football

Arena Football

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: American football

Publisher: C159 Production

Exile

Exile

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

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Superior Software, Audiogenic

Akakage

Akakage

Platform: Famicom

Genre: Action

Publisher: Toei Animation

Home videos

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

School Daze

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The Principal

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Rambo III

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La Bamba

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Three Men and a Baby

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