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Friday 28 October 1988

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 28, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Devon Murray and Raphaël Lakafia. 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 Tracks by Louise Erdrich was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dirty Dancing. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Herzog or Famicom Tantei Club: Kieta Kōkeisha.
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What the sky looked like on 28 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 28 October 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Anastasia II
  • St. Remigius
  • Greece - Oxi (No) Day
  • Czechoslovakia - gains its independence from Austria-Hungary (1918); Holiday in the Czech Republic, Remembrance Day in Slovakia.
  • Also see October 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Jurors award $147,000 to Tacoma parishioner seduced by her minister
  • Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen gives US$10 million to University of Washington library.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 28, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Tracks

By: Louise Erdrich

Set in North Dakota at a time in the past century when Indian tribes were struggling to keep what little remained of their lands, Tracks is a tale of passion and

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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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Koko

By: Peter Straub

Bestselling author Peter Straub's Koko is a gripping psychological thriller in which horror and paranoia are indistinguishable from reality.Koko. Only four men knew what it meant.

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The Queen Of The Damned

By: Anne Rice

In a feat of virtuoso storytelling, Anne Rice unleashes Akasha, the queen of the damned, who has risen from a six-thousand-year sleep to let loose the powers of the night.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Hot Chase

Hot Chase

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Driving

Bases Loaded II: Second Season

Bases Loaded II: Second Season

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Jaleco

Kenseiden

Kenseiden

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Platformer, Side-Scroller, Hack & Slash, Action RPG

Publisher: Sega

Herzog

Herzog

Platform: MSX PC-8801 Sharp X1

Genre: Proto-RTS Real-time tactics Tactical shooter

Publisher: TechnoSoft

Famicom Tantei Club: Kieta Kōkeisha

Famicom Tantei Club: Kieta Kōkeisha

Platform: Family Computer Disk System, Game Boy Advance, Virtual Console

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Nintendo

Home videos

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

Stakeout

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Little Nikita

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Switching Channels

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The Lost Boys

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Can't Buy Me Love

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