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Sunday 30 October 1988

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Scott Dyleski and Janel Parrish. 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 Anything For Billy by Larry McMurtry was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching This Is David Lander. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Battle of Olympus or Hot Chase.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

This Is David Lander

Starring: Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Nana

Starring: Barbara Topsøe-Rothenborg, Jesper Christensen, Katrine Jensenius, Marie Andersen

Country: Denmark

Colin's Sandwich

Written by: Terry Kyan, Paul Smith

Starring: Mel Smith, Louisa Rix, Tony Haase, Andrew Robertson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Kids in the Hall

Starring: Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney

Country: Canada

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American Experience

Written by: Henry Hampton, Stephen Fitzmeyer

Starring: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy

Country: United States

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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

Country: United States

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Mystic Pizza

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Starring: Annabeth Gish, Julia Roberts, Lili Taylor

Country: United States

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Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

Directed by: Dwight H. Little

Starring: Donald Pleasence, Ellie Cornell, Danielle Harris

Country: United States

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The Accused

Directed by: Jonathan Kaplan

Starring: Kelly McGillis, Jodie Foster, Bernie Coulson

Country: United States

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Dead Ringers

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Jeremy Irons, Genevive Bujold, Heidi von Palleske

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 October 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Marcel
  • Bl. John Slade
  • St. Theonestus
  • St. Talacrian
  • St. Herbert
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Sugar Geise: Actress (Rhythm Parade), dies after brief illness at 71.
  • T Hee: American animator and director (d. 1988).
Facts:
  • 2 gambling clubs and 1 player share 61.38 M California lotto jackpot
  • Beth Daniel wins Nichirei Ladies Cup US-Japan Team Golf Championship
  • New York Jets finally beat Pittsburgh Steelers for first time.
  • Jim Elliott (US) completes 24-hour paced outdoor race for 548.9 miles.
  • Two gambling clubs and one player share US$61.38 million California lotto jackpot.

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Sport Games on 30 October 1988

NFL
American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - Philadelphia Eagles : 27 - 24
  • Chicago Bears - New England Patriots : 7 - 30
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Cleveland Browns : 16 - 23
  • Green Bay Packers - Buffalo Bills : 0 - 28
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Politics of Personality -- Oct. 24, 1988
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9141
  • Time: Inset: Chile's Gen. Augusto Pinochet

Books

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

Anything For Billy

By: Larry McMurtry

The first time I saw Billy he came walking out of a cloud....Welcome to the wild, hot-blooded adventures of Billy the Kid, the American West's most legendary outlaw.

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Breathing Lessons

By: Anne Tyler

Maggie and Ira Moran have been married for twenty-eight years–and it shows: in their quarrels, in their routines, in their ability to tolerate with affection each other’s eccentricities.

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The Bonfire Of The Vanities

By: Tom Wolfe

Vintage Tom Wolfe, The Bonfire of the Vanities, the #1 bestseller that will forever define late-twentieth-century New York style. "No one has portrayed New York Society this accurately and devastatingly since Edith Wharton" (The National Review)“A page-turner .

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Amagon

Platform: NES

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Vic Tokai Corporation[1] American Sammy

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The Battle of Olympus

Platform: NES, Game Boy

Genre: Action-adventure

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

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Haunted Castle

Haunted Castle

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 2

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Konami

First Queen

First Queen

Platform: Super Famicom[1] Microsoft Windows Sharp X68000 NEC PC-9801

Genre: Real-time strategy RPG Action RPG

Publisher: Culture Brain

Hot Chase

Hot Chase

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Driving


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