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Friday 23 September 1988

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on September 23, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Juan Martín del Potro and Juan Del Potro. 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 Breathing Lessons by Anne Tyler was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Starting from Scratch. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Inside Outing or Crazy Climber 2.
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What the sky looked like on 23 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 23 September 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Adomnan of Iona, Saint Constantius, Saint Thecla.
  • French Republican Calendar - Safran (Saffron) Day, second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Saudi Arabia - National Day (unification 1932)
  • Japanese Autumnal equinox Day (????/Sh?bun no hi)
  • Celebrate Bisexuality Day - September 23rd of every year is designated as Celebrate Bisexuality Day and celebrated by members of the bisexual community and their allies worldwide. Observed annually since 1999.
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Facts:
  • Rosa Mota wins 2nd female olympic marathon (2:25:39)

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 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 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 ?

Breathing Lessons

By: Anne Tyler

Maggie and Ira Moran have been married for twenty-eight years–and it shows: in their quarrels, in their routines, in their ability to tolerate with affection each other’s eccentricities.

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Transformation

By: Whitley Strieber

The author of Communion has seen a new vision of this magnificent, mysterious, and fiercely alive universe through the shattering effects of an assault from the unknown.

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Alaska

By: James A. Michener

In this sweeping epic of the northernmost American frontier, James A. Michener guides us through Alaska’s fierce terrain and history, from the long-forgotten past to the bustling present.

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Senatorial Privilege

By: Leo Damore

More than two decades have passed since a car driven by Senator Edward Kennedy plunged off Dike Bridge on Chappaquiddick killing former staffer Mary Jo Kopechne.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Crazy Climber 2

Crazy Climber 2

Platform: Arcade, Sharp X68000

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Nichibutsu, HAMSTER(PS4)

Captain Comic

Captain Comic

Platform: DOS, NES

Genre: Side-scrolling Platformer

Publisher: Unknown (DOS), Color Dreams (NES)

Inside Outing

Inside Outing

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Atari ST, Commodore Amiga

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: NA Epyx; EU The Edge Software

Akira

Akira

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Adventure, visual novel

Fire King

Fire King

Platform: Commodore 64, Commodore 128, DOS

Genre: Action Role-playing video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Home videos

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

The Couch Trip

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Return of the Living Dead Part II

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Willow

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Planes, Trains and Automobiles

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Predator

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