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Wednesday April 27, 1988

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 27, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lizz Lizzo and Joeri Dequevy. 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 Washington Goes To War by David Brinkley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bereitschaft Dr. Federau. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Madden NFL or Cyborg Hunter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 27 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 27 April 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Liberalis
  • Saint Mariana
  • Saint Floribert
  • Rochester, NY: Al Franken Day.
  • Catalonia: Montserrat's Day (see Montserrat).
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 27, 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. 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 ?

Washington Goes To War

By: David Brinkley

Though it is today the hub of international affairs and government, Washington, D.C. was once little more than a small Southern town that happened to host our nationally elected officials.

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Citizen Cohn

By: Nicholas von Hoffman

Citizen Cohn

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Inheritance

By: Judith Michael

This is a saga of a family pitted against an orphan and of a woman's fight to recover her reputation. A household help to the Salingers befriends the family patriarch and

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The Power Game

By: Hedrick Smith

Pulitzer Prize winner Hedrick Smith goes inside America's power center in Washington, DC to reveal how the game of governing was played in the 1980s.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Captain Comic

Captain Comic

Platform: DOS, NES

Genre: Side-scrolling Platformer

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

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

Gemstone IV

Gemstone IV

Platform: Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Publisher: GEnie, AOL, independent

Demon's Winter

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

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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Cyborg Hunter

Cyborg Hunter

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Action

Publisher: JP Sega; NA Activision; EU Sega

Home videos

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

Stakeout

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School Daze

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Action Jackson

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The Monster Squad

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The Seventh Sign

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