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Saturday April 23, 1988

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 23, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alistair Brownlee and Prince Buaben. 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 S. by John Updike was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bereitschaft Dr. Federau. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Black Lamp or The Legend of Blacksilver.
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What the sky looked like on 23 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 23 April 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Gerard (d.1138)
  • UNESCO International Day of the Book in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
  • Turkey - National Sovereignty and Children's Day (1920)
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2007: (the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar).
  • Independence Day for the Conch Republic
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Michael Arthur: Lord Ramsey/archbishop of Canterbury, dies (born 1904).
Facts:
  • Federal smoking ban during domestic airline flights of 2 hours or less
  • Karolina Szabo runs female world record 25km (1:29:30)/30km (1:47:06).
  • US Federal smoking ban begins during domestic airline flights of two hours or less.
  • A Greek pedals self-powered aircraft 74 miles.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 23, 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 ?

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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Emperor Of The Air

By: Ethan Canin

EMPEROR OF THE AIR "explores tricky family relationships and tender moments of self-discovery with a voice of compassion rarely found in contemporary short fiction" (San Francisco Chronicle).

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Oscar Wilde

By: Richard Ellmann

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

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Citizen Cohn

By: Nicholas von Hoffman

Citizen Cohn

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Arcade Game Construction Kit

Arcade Game Construction Kit

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Game Creation System

Publisher: Brøderbund

Heavy Unit

Heavy Unit

Platform: Arcade, PC Engine, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Horizontal Scrolling Shooter

Publisher: Taito

BattleTech: The Crescent Hawk's Inception

BattleTech: The Crescent Hawk's Inception

Platform: PC, Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Infocom

Black Lamp

Black Lamp

Platform: Amiga, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: platform

Publisher: Firebird Software

The Legend of Blacksilver

The Legend of Blacksilver

Platform: Commodore 64, Apple II

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Epyx

Home videos

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

Planes, Trains and Automobiles

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Good Morning, Vietnam

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RoboCop

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House of Games

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Barfly

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