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Sunday 30 October 1988

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 30, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Janel Parrish and Scott Dyleski. 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. A Cry in the Dark, directed by Fred Schepisi, 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 Hanjuku Hero or Famicom Tantei Club: Kieta Kōkeisha.
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What the sky looked like on 30 October 1988

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Movies

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

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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Deadly Dreams

Directed by: Kristine Peterson

Starring: Mitchell Anderson, Juliette Cummins, Xander Berkeley, Thom Babbes

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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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Dear John

Directed by: Lasse Hallström

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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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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 30, 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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The Shell Seekers

By: Rosamunde Pilcher

"A huge warm saga . . . A deeply satisfying story written with love and confidence." --Maeve Binchy in The New York Times Book ReviewFor the first time ever in trade

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The First Salute

By: Barbara W. Tuchman

Barbara W. Tuchman, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of the classic The Guns of August, turns her sights homeward with this brilliant, insightful narrative of the Revolutionary War.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Decisive Battles of the American Civil War Volume 1: Bull Run to Chancellorsville

Decisive Battles of the American Civil War Volume 1: Bull Run to Chancellorsville

Platform: Commodore 64, Apple II.

Genre: Wargame

Gemstone IV

Platform: Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Publisher: GEnie, AOL, independent

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Desert Commander

Platform: NES/Family Computer

Genre: Historic turn-based strategy

Publisher: Kemco

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Hanjuku Hero

Platform: Famicom

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Square

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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?

The Living Daylights

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Best Seller

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She's Having a Baby

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Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood

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Funny Farm

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