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Thursday October 27, 1988

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 27, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Evan Turner and Amy Cieslowski. 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. They Live, directed by John Carpenter, 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 Dirty Dancing. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battles of Napoleon or Better Dead Than Alien.
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What the sky looked like on 27 October 1988

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Movies

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

They Live

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Roddy Piper, Keith David, Meg Foster, George 'Buck' Flower

Country: United States

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A Cry in the Dark

Directed by: Fred Schepisi

Starring: Meryl Streep, Sam Neill, Dale Reeves, David Hoflin

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Everybody's All-American

Directed by: Taylor Hackford

Starring: Jessica Lange, Dennis Quaid, Timothy Hutton, John Goodman

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The Good Mother

Directed by: Leonard Nimoy

Starring: Diane Keaton, Liam Neeson, Jason Robards, Ralph Bellamy

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Red Scorpion

Directed by: Joseph Zito

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

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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 27 October 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Namatius
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Independence Day (from Britain, 1979)
  • Turkmenistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • St. Desiderius
  • R.C. saints - October 27th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Abraham the Poor
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • ET released to home video (14 million presold)
  • Larry Flynt paid hitman $1M to kill Hefner, Guccione and Sinatra
  • S.B. Fuller, founder of Fuller products, dies at age 83.
  • Ronald Reagan decides to tear down the new U.S. Embassy in Moscow because of Soviet listening devices in the building structure.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 27, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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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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Spock'S World

By: Diane Duane

It is the twenty-third century. On the planet Vulcan, a crisis of unprecedented proportion has caused the convocation of the planet's ruling council -- and summoned the U.S.S.

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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 Shell Seekers

By: Rosamunde Pilcher

"A huge warm saga . . . A deeply satisfying story written with love and confidence." --Maeve Binchy in The New York Times Book ReviewFor the first time ever in trade

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

4x4 Off-Road Racing

4x4 Off-Road Racing

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Amiga, DOS, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Epyx

Better Dead Than Alien

Better Dead Than Alien

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Electra (ODE) - Worldwide

Battles of Napoleon

Battles of Napoleon

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

Famicom Wars

Famicom Wars

Platform: Family Computer, Virtual Console (Wii, 3DS, Wii U)

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Nintendo

Devastators

Devastators

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up Third-person shooter

Publisher: Konami

Home videos

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

Beverly Hills Cop II

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Rambo III

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Innerspace

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Predator

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Arthur 2: On the Rocks

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