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Saturday 30 April 1988

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 30, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ana de Armas and Molloko. 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 S. by John Updike was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bereitschaft Dr. Federau. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Bard's Tale III: Thief of Fate or Draconus.
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What the sky looked like on 30 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 30 April 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
  • Mexico - Children's Day.
  • The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
  • Saint Pope Pius V
  • LaVeyan Satanism - Walpurgisnacht, or Walpurgis Night, as noted in The Satanic Bible.
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Facts:
  • World Expo '88 opens in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The exhibition runs for six months, hosting pavilions from over 70 countries.
  • New York Yankees' Dave Winfield gets his 29th RBI of April; sets American League and ties major league record.
  • Baltimore Orioles win record 14th straight from beginning of season.
  • New York Knights' first arena football game; beat Los Angeles Cobras 60-52 in Los Angeles.
  • Largest banana split ever, at 4.55 miles long, is made in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 30, 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 ?

S.

By: John Updike

S. is the story of Sarah P. Worth, a thoroughly modern spiritual seeker who has become enamored of a Hindu mystic called the Arhat.

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King Of The Murgos

By: David Eddings

Guided by the Orb of the God Aldur, Garion and Ce'Nedrea begin a great quest to rescue their kidnapped child. Making their way through the foul swamps of Nyisssa, then into

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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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The Trial Of Socrates

By: I. F. Stone

In unraveling the long-hidden issues of the most famous free speech case of all time, noted author I.F. Stone ranges far and wide over Roman as well as Greek history to

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Chopper I

Chopper I

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: SNK

Draconus

Draconus

Platform: Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Zeppelin Games

The Bard's Tale III: Thief of Fate

The Bard's Tale III: Thief of Fate

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Death Bringer Galdregon's Domain

Death Bringer Galdregon's Domain

Platform: Amiga, C64, TurboGrafx-CD, Sharp X68000

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Spotlight Software Telenet Japan (Sharp X68000)

Abadox: The Deadly Inner War

Abadox: The Deadly Inner War

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Natsume, Milton Bradley

Home videos

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

School Daze

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The Last Emperor

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Stand and Deliver

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Full Metal Jacket

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Barfly

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