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Wednesday 28 December 1988

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 28, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Florrie and Laganja Estranja. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Every Rose Has Its Thorn by Poison. In UK Especially For You by Kylie & Jason was in the top 5 hits. War Requiem, directed by Derek Jarman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Chronicle Of The 20Th Century by Clifton Daniel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Bottom Line. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 4 Soccer Simulators aka Pro Soccer Simulator or The Battle of Olympus.
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What the sky looked like on 28 December 1988

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Movies

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

War Requiem

Directed by: Derek Jarman

Starring: Nathaniel Parker, Tilda Swinton, Laurence Olivier, Patricia Hayes

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Touch of Death

Directed by: Lucio Fulci

Starring: Brett Halsey, Ria De Simone, Al Cliver, Sacha Darwin

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Robo Vampire

Directed by: Godfrey Ho

Starring: Robin Mackay, Nian Watts, Harry Myles, Joe Browne

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Beaches

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Bette Midler, Barbara Hershey, John Heard, Spalding Gray

Country: United States

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Working Girl

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Melanie Griffith, Harrison Ford, Sigourney Weaver, Alec Baldwin

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Bottom Line

Directed by: Tom Rulon

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Dirty Dancing

Directed by: lionsgate

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USA Up All Night

Starring: Carla Ulbrich

Country: United States

T.Bag and the Revenge of the T.Set

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 December 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Hal Ashby: Academy-award winning director, dies of cancer at 59.
Facts:
  • John Tarrant, 1st Aust born Zen teacher, receives Dharma Transmission
  • US 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals affirms Yonkers is guilty of racism
  • US second Circuit Court of Appeals affirms Yonkers is guilty of racism.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 28, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1988?

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

Chronicle Of The 20Th Century

By: Clifton Daniel

There's never been anything like it. Imagine being able to sweep your eyes over the incredible riches and excitement of our century as reported in the important" News of the Day"

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Seven Stories Of Christmas Love

By: Leo Buscaglia

This holiday classic contains personal stories based on Christmas memories. Five of the stories appeared originally in Woman's Day magazine, which initiated a tradition of printing an annual Buscaglia Christmas story

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One

By: Richard Bach

I gave my life to become the person I am right now. Was it worth it?

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Zoya

By: Danielle Steel

Against the backdrop of the Russian Revolution and World War I Europe, Zoya, young cousin to the Tsar, flees St. Petersburg to Paris to find safety. Her entire world forever changed, she faces hard times and joins the Ballet Russe ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Battle of Olympus

The Battle of Olympus

Platform: NES, Game Boy

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: JP Imagineer; NA Brøderbund; EU Nintendo; EU Imagineer (Game Boy)

4 Soccer Simulators aka Pro Soccer Simulator

4 Soccer Simulators aka Pro Soccer Simulator

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Soccer/football

Publisher: Codemasters Gold

Bases Loaded II: Second Season

Bases Loaded II: Second Season

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Jaleco

John Madden Football

Platform: Commodore 64/Commodore 128, Apple II, MS-DOS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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BattleTech: The Crescent Hawk's Inception

BattleTech: The Crescent Hawk's Inception

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

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Infocom

Home videos

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

No Way Out

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Biloxi Blues

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Cry Freedom

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La Bamba

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Donald in Mathmagic Land

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