Friday September 23, 1988

US date format: 9/23/1988, UK date format: 23/9/1988

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart 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. Cinema Paradiso, directed by Giuseppe Tornatore, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Alaska by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Starting from Scratch. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Goody or Exile.
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Movies

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

Cinema Paradiso

Directed by: Giuseppe Tornatore

Starring: Philippe Noiret, Enzo Cannavale, Antonella Attili, Isa Danieli

Country: United States of America

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Heathers

Directed by: Michael Lehmann

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

Country: United States of America

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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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TV Series

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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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Luv Kush

Directed by: Jay Sreesivan

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Historical Events

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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 September 23, 1988 - Geocentric view

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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 ?

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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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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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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To Be The Best

By: Barbara Taylor Bradford

Enthralling sequel to Barbara Taylor Bradford's universally loved novels, A Woman of Substance and Hold The Dream. Set in Yorkshire, Hong Kong and America, this remarkable contemporary novel continues the

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Gradius II

Gradius II

Platform: Family Computer, Microsoft Windows, PC Engine, X68000, mobile phone, Wii (Virtual Console), PlayStation, PlayStation Network (PCE version, for PS3 and PSP)

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: WW Hudson Soft; WW Hudson Soft

Hoppin' Mad

Hoppin' Mad

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Publisher: Elite Systems

Exile

Exile

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Amiga, Atari ST, CD32

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Superior Software, Audiogenic

Bombuzal

Bombuzal

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, Super NES

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Image Works Kemco

Goody

Goody

Platform: Amstrad CPC, DOS, ZX Spectrum, MSX

Genre: Action game, Platform game

Publisher: Opera Soft

Home videos

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

Maniac Cop

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Like Father Like Son

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Frantic

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Innerspace

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Bad Dreams

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