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Wednesday September 21, 1988

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 21, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and Bilawal Zardari. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Don't Worry Be Happy (Edit) by Bobby McFerrin. In UK Groovy Kind Of Love by Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits. Heathers, directed by Michael Lehmann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Riding The Iron Rooster by Paul Theroux was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Starting from Scratch. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bonze Adventure or Jaseiken Necromancer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 21 September 1988

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Movies

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

Heathers

Directed by: Michael Lehmann

Starring: Winona Ryder, Christian Slater, Shannen Doherty, Lisanne Falk

Country: United States

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Apartment Zero

Directed by: Martin Donovan

Starring: Hart Bochner, Colin Firth, Dora Bryan, Liz Smith

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Heartbreak Hotel

Directed by: Chris Columbus

Starring: David Keith, Tuesday Weld, Charlie Schlatter, Angela Goethals

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Black Roses

Directed by: John Fasano

Starring: John Martin, Ken Swofford, Sal Viviano, Julie Adams

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Spellbinder

Directed by: Janet Greek

Starring: Tim Daly, Kelly Preston, Rick Rossovich, Audra Lindley

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TV Series

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

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

Which were the important events of 21 September 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Mabon - Neopagan festival of Mabon
  • International Day of Peace of the United Nations, as propagated by Peace One Day
  • In ancient Greece, the eighth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the secret rites in the Telesterion finish and the feast, Pannychis, begins.
  • Philippines - Thanksgiving Day
  • Independence Day in Malta (1964), Belize (1981) & Armenia (1991)
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Facts:
  • Mike Tyson smashes TV camera outside his Bernardsville New Jersey home

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 21, 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 September 1988 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Franco - MARIA
  2. Marisela - YA NO
  3. TOCO MADERA - Raphael
  4. SENTADO A LA VERA DEL CAMINO - EYDIE GORME Y ROBERTO CARLOS
  5. Es un alma en pena - Lucia Mendez
  6. QUE SERA - Emmanuel
  7. MALA NOCHE NO - Veronica Castro
  8. QUE TE PASA - Yuri
  9. ESTE AMOR QUE HAY QUE CALLAR - Yolandita Monge
  10. Atrapame y condename - Jorge Muniz

Books

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

Riding The Iron Rooster

By: Paul Theroux

Paul Theroux, the author of the train travel classics The Great Railway Bazaar and The Old Patagonian Express, takes to the rails once again in this account of his epic journey

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Demon Lord Of Karanda

By: David Eddings

In an adventurous sequel to THE MALLOREAN, David Eddings tells the story of King Garion's abducted infant son and his efforts to save him.

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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 Cardinal Of The Kremlin

By: Tom Clancy

Two men possess vital data on Russia’s Star Wars missile defense system. One of them is CARDINAL—America's highest agent in the Kremlin—and he's about to be terminated by the KGB.

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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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Bonze Adventure

Bonze Adventure

Platform: Arcade, PC Engine, Virtual Console

Genre: Action

Publisher: Taito Corporation

Hot Rod

Hot Rod

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

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Sega (Arcade) Activision (computers)

Jaseiken Necromancer

Jaseiken Necromancer

Platform: PC Engine, Mobile phone, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network

Genre: Action/role-playing video game

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Last Ninja 2: Back with a Vengeance

Last Ninja 2: Back with a Vengeance

Platform: Last Ninja 2: 1988: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC 1989: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, 1990: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, NES (as The Last Ninja) 2008: Virtual Console Last Ninja Remix: 1990: Commodore

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Activision Ubi Soft (10 Megahits Vol. 3) Ocean Software (100% Dynamite) Jaleco

Home videos

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

Short Circuit 2

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Mothra

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Rambo III

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Full Metal Jacket

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Good Morning, Vietnam

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