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Sunday October 23, 1988

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 23, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Oliver Proudlock and Jordan Crawford. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Groovy Kind Of Love by Phil Collins. In UK One Moment In Time by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits. Red Scorpion, directed by Joseph Zito, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Anything For Billy by Larry McMurtry was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dirty Dancing. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Batman: The Caped Crusader or Forgotten Worlds.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 23 October 1988

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Movies

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

Red Scorpion

Directed by: Joseph Zito

Starring: Dolph Lundgren, M. Emmet Walsh, Al White, T.P. McKenna

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Deadly Dreams

Directed by: Kristine Peterson

Starring: Mitchell Anderson, Juliette Cummins, Xander Berkeley, Thom Babbes

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Mystic Pizza

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Starring: Annabeth Gish, Julia Roberts, Lili Taylor, Vincent D'Onofrio

Country: United States

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Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

Directed by: Dwight H. Little

Starring: Donald Pleasence, Ellie Cornell, Danielle Harris, George P. Wilbur

Country: United States

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Headhunter

Directed by: Francis Schaeffer

Starring: Kay Lenz, Wayne Crawford, Steve Kanaly, June Chadwick

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TV Series

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

Dirty Dancing

Directed by: lionsgate

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 October 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Chemistry: Mole Day
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
  • Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
  • Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Boston Celtics play Spain in Madrid.

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Sport Games on 23 October 1988

NFL
American Football
  • Cleveland Browns - Phoenix Cardinals : 29 - 21
  • Dallas Cowboys - Philadelphia Eagles : 23 - 24
  • Denver Broncos - Pittsburgh Steelers : 21 - 39
  • Detroit Lions - Kansas City Chiefs : 7 - 6
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 23, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

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Books

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

Anything For Billy

By: Larry McMurtry

The first time I saw Billy he came walking out of a cloud....Welcome to the wild, hot-blooded adventures of Billy the Kid, the American West's most legendary outlaw.

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Generation Of Swine

By: Hunter S. Thompson

From the bestselling author of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, the legendary Hunter S. Thompson’s second volume of the “Gonzo Papers” is back.

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The Queen Of The Damned

By: Anne Rice

In a feat of virtuoso storytelling, Anne Rice unleashes Akasha, the queen of the damned, who has risen from a six-thousand-year sleep to let loose the powers of the night.

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Till We Meet Again

By: Judith Krantz

Eve dared. . . Eve, with passion that overruled her total innocence, ran away from home to live in unrepentant sin; won stardom singing on the stage of the Parisian music

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battle Chess

Platform: Amiga, 3DO Interactive Multiplayer, Acorn Archimedes, Amiga CD32, Amiga CDTV, Apple IIGS, Apple IIe, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, FM Towns, NES, Mac OS, NEC PC-9801, X68000, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Chess

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

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Draconus

Draconus

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

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Zeppelin Games

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

Abadox: The Deadly Inner War

Abadox: The Deadly Inner War

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Natsume, Milton Bradley

Forgotten Worlds

Platform: Arcade, Mega Drive/Genesis, Amiga, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Master System, TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Horizontal scrolling shooter

Publisher: Capcom

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Home videos

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

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

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Mothra

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Born in East L.A.

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Planes, Trains and Automobiles

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Can't Buy Me Love

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