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Friday April 22, 1988

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 22, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dee Gordon and James Ross. 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 Birdie Try or Ingrid's Back.
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What the sky looked like on 22 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 22 April 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints Soter and Caius
  • Saint Leonidas (died 202)
  • Brazil - Discovery Day.
  • Saint Theodorus (d. 613)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Irene Rich: American silent screen heroine from the time she was 16 in a career of some two decades.
Facts:
  • New Jersey Devils' Patrik Sundstrom ties NHL playoff record of eight points in a playoff game (hat trick and five assists) in 10-4 rout over the Washington Capitals.
  • Women are allowed to compete in the Little 500 bicycle race in Bloomington, Indiana, for the first time.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 22, 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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Presumed Innocent

By: Scott Turow

Hailed as the most suspenseful and compelling novel in decades, PRESUMED INNOCENT brings to life our worst nightmare: that of an ordinary citizen facing conviction for the most terrible of all

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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 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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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

Abrams Battle Tank

Platform: MS-DOS, Mega Drive

Genre: Vehicle simulation

Publisher: Electronic Arts, Sega

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Kenseiden

Kenseiden

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Platformer, Side-Scroller, Hack & Slash, Action RPG

Publisher: Sega

Apache 3

Apache 3

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Tatsumi (Japan) Data East (North America)

Birdie Try

Birdie Try

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Data East

Home videos

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

Maniac Cop

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Eddie Murphy Raw

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Rambo III

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The Princess Bride

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Arthur 2: On the Rocks

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