Monday March 21, 1988

US date format: 3/21/1988, UK date format: 21/3/1988

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 21, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Lee Cattermole and Gabriela Isler. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Man In The Mirror by Michael Jackson. In UK I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Beetlejuice, directed by Tim Burton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Inheritance by Judith Michael was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Der Geisterwald oder Des Raben Rache. If you liked videogames you were probably playing First Queen or Laser Squad.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Blessed Clementia of Hohenberg
  • World Poetry Day - by UNESCO.
  • St. Nicholas of Flue
  • Astrology: First day of star sign Aries.
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Events

  • 23rd Academy of Country Music Awards: Randy Travis and Hank Williams Jr.

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Movies

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Beetlejuice

Beetlejuice

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Michael Keaton, Annie McEnroe

Country: United States of America

Maniac Cop

Maniac Cop

Directed by: William Lustig

Starring: Tom Atkins, Bruce Campbell, Laurene Landon, Richard Roundtree

The Seventh Sign

The Seventh Sign

Directed by: Carl Schultz

Starring: Demi Moore, Michael Biehn, Jürgen Prochnow, Peter Friedman

The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking

The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: Tami Erin, David Seaman, Cory Crow, Eileen Brennan

Bright Lights, Big City

Bright Lights, Big City

Directed by: James Bridges

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Kiefer Sutherland, Phoebe Cates, Swoosie Kurtz

TV Series

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Der Geisterwald oder Des Raben Rache

Der Geisterwald oder Des Raben Rache

Red Dwarf

Red Dwarf

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Starring: Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules, Chris Barrie, Robert Llewellyn

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Adventures Beyond Belief

Adventures Beyond Belief

Directed by: Marcus Tompson

City Hunter 2

City Hunter 2

Starring: Akira Kamiya, Shingo Kanemoto

Country: Japan

Der Schwammerlkönig

Der Schwammerlkönig

Days to next March 21

If March 21, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 6 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 23 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Inheritance by Judith Michael

Inheritance

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This is a saga of a family pitted against an orphan and of a woman's fight to recover her reputation. A household help to the Salingers befriends the family patriarch and

Oscar Wilde by Richard Ellmann

Oscar Wilde

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The biography sensitive to the tragic pattern of the story of a great subject: Oscar Wilde - psychologically and sexually complicated, enormously quotable, central to a alluring cultural world and someone

Treasure by Clive Cussler

Treasure

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Clive Cussler, author of sixteen consecutive New York Times bestseller brings us beloved character Dirk Pitt, who discovers a trail leading straight to priceless treasures.

The Great Depression Of 1990 by Ravi Batra

The Great Depression Of 1990

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From Jacket Flap: Startling in its revelations, bold in its predictions, and overwhelmingly convincing in the evidence it offers, "The Great Depression of 1990" demonstrates that we are headed toward an

Kaleidoscope by Danielle Steel

Kaleidoscope

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When a beautiful young Frenchwoman and a brilliant American actor meet in wartime Paris, their love begins like a fairy tale but ends in tragedy. Suddenly orphaned, their three children are cruelly separated.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

4x4 Off-Road Racing

4x4 Off-Road Racing

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Amiga, DOS, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Epyx

First Queen

First Queen

Platform: Super Famicom[1] Microsoft Windows Sharp X68000 NEC PC-9801

Genre: Real-time strategy RPG Action RPG

Publisher: Culture Brain

Battlehawks 1942

Battlehawks 1942

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Flight simulation

Publisher: Lucasfilm Games

Hoshi wo Sagashite

Hoshi wo Sagashite

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Sega

Laser Squad

Laser Squad

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

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Blade Software Micro League Multimedia (PC)


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