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Friday December 30, 1988

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 30, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kirsty-Leigh Porter and Leon Jackson. 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 Final Flight by Stephen Coonts was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Bottom Line. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arcade Volleyball or Kaijū Monogatari.
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Old Newspapers

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What the sky looked like on 30 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 30 December 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • The sixth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Pope Felix I (optional memorial)
  • Philippines - Rizal Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • North subpoenas Reagan and Bush as defense witnesses for upcoming trial
  • Oliver North subpoenas Ronald Reagan and George Bush as defense witnesses for upcoming trial.
  • Mercedes-Benz pays US$20.2 million fine, failed to meet 1986 US government fuel standard.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 30, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

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Books

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

Final Flight

By: Stephen Coonts

The most daring -- and deadly -- terrorist plot of all time is about to unfold aboard the supercarrier USS United States.

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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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Christmas In America

By: David Cohen

Christmas In America: Images Of The Holiday Season By 100 Of America's Leading P

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A Brief History Of Time

By: Stephen W. Hawking

Stephen Hawking has earned a reputation as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein. In this landmark volume, Professor Hawking shares his blazing intellect with nonscientists everywhere, guiding us expertly to

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Arcade Volleyball

Arcade Volleyball

Platform: Commodore 64, Amiga

Genre: Sports

Publisher: COMPUTE! Publications, Inc.

Kaijū Monogatari

Kaijū Monogatari

Platform: NES

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Namco

Jack Nicklaus' Greatest 18 Holes of Major Championship Golf

Jack Nicklaus' Greatest 18 Holes of Major Championship Golf

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple IIGS, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Mac OS, MSX, NES, PC-88, PC Engine, Sharp X68000, TurboGrafx-16, TurboGrafx-CD

Genre: Sports game (golf)

Publisher: Accolade, Konami (NES), Victor Entertainment (Sharp X68000, MSX2)

Galactic Protector

Galactic Protector

Platform: Sega Master System PlayStation 2 (included in Fantasy Zone Complete Collection)

Genre: Shoot'em Up

Publisher: Sega

Dark Fusion

Dark Fusion

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Amiga, Commodore 64

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Home videos

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

Wall Street

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D.O.A.

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Off Limits

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Prince of Darkness

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Fatal Attraction

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