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Tuesday April 26, 1988

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 26, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Romain Girouille and Annie Close. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Where Do Broken Hearts Go by Whitney Houston. In UK With A Little Help From My Friends / She's Leaving Home by Wet Wet Wet / Billy Bragg With Cara Tivey was in the top 5 hits. Waaris, directed by Ravindra Peepat, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Love In The Time Of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bereitschaft Dr. Federau. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jack Nicklaus' Greatest 18 Holes of Major Championship Golf or Goal!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 26 April 1988

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Movies

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

Waaris

Directed by: Ravindra Peepat

Starring: Smita Patil, Amrita Singh, Raj Babbar, Kulbhushan Kharbanda

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Salome's Last Dance

Directed by: Ken Russell

Starring: Glenda Jackson, Stratford Johns, Nickolas Grace, Douglas Hodge

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Judgment in Berlin

Directed by: Leo Penn

Starring: Martin Sheen, Sam Wanamaker, Max Gail, Jürgen Heinrich

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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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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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The Rory Bremner Show

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 April 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
  • Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
  • Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
  • Tanzania - Union Day.
  • Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 1st TNN Viewers choice awards-Randy Travis wins in 5 categories
  • NBA approves addition of third referee in the 1988-89 season.
  • First TNN Viewers Choice Awards-Randy Travis wins in five categories.
  • New York Mets' Davey Johnson becomes second manager to record 400 victory in first four years (Al Lopez did it first).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 26, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1988 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. AY AMOR - Ana Gabriel
  2. Y AHORA TE VAS - Los Bukis
  3. Juan Gabriel - DEBO HACERLO
  4. PELIGRO DE AMOR - Chayanne
  5. Todo Por Ti - Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine
  6. AMOR PERFECTO - Roberto Carlos
  7. QUE TE PASA - Yuri
  8. Mi Hembra - Jose Jose
  9. ES MEJOR PERDONAR - Daniela Romo
  10. LA ULTIMA LUNA - Emmanuel
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. With A Little Help From My Friends / She's Leaving Home - Wet Wet Wet / Billy Bragg With Cara Tivey
  2. Fairground Attraction - Perfect
  3. Anfield Rap (Red Machine In Full Effect) - Liverpool FC
  4. Kylie Minogue - Got To Be Certain
  5. New Order - Blue Monday 1988

Books

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

Love In The Time Of Cholera

By: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

In their youth, Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love. When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy, well-born doctor, Florentino is devastated, but he is a romantic.

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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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Beloved

By: Toni Morrison

Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby.

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The Rise And Fall Of The Great Powers

By: Paul Kennedy

About national and international power in the "modern" or Post Renaissance period. Explains how the various powers have risen and fallen over the 5 centuries since the formation of the "new

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Madden NFL

Madden NFL

Platform: Apple II, Amiga, Macintosh, SNES, Sega Genesis, Game Gear, 3DO, Nintendo 64, Nintendo GameCube, Wii, Wii U, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, Windows PC, Mac OS X, DOS, PlayStat

Genre: American football video game

Publisher: EA Sports

Jack Nicklaus' Greatest 18 Holes of Major Championship Golf

Jack Nicklaus' Greatest 18 Holes of Major Championship Golf

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple IIGS, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Mac OS, MSX, NES, PC-88, PC Engine, Sharp X68000, TurboGrafx-16, TurboGrafx-CD

Genre: Sports game (golf)

Publisher: Accolade, Konami (NES), Victor Entertainment (Sharp X68000, MSX2)

Kuri Kinton

Kuri Kinton

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Taito

Bombuzal

Bombuzal

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

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Image Works Kemco

Goal!

Platform: NES Game Boy

Genre: Traditional soccer simulation

Publisher: Jaleco

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Home videos

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

Baby Boom

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Broadcast News

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The Untouchables

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Johnny Be Good

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Benji the Hunted

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