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Sunday 13 November 1988

1988-11-13

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Wild, Wild West by The Escape Club. In UK First Time by Robin Beck was in the top 5 hits. The Land Before Time, directed by Don Bluth, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while The Queen Of The Damned by Anne Rice was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Land Before Time

Directed by: Don Bluth

Starring: Pat Hingle, Gabriel Damon, Judith Barsi

Country: United States

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Oliver & Company

Directed by: George Scribner

Starring: Joseph Lawrence, Billy Joel, Cheech Marin

Country: United States

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Child's Play

Directed by: Tom Holland

Starring: Catherine Hicks, Chris Sarandon, Alex Vincent

Country: United States

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They Live

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Roddy Piper, Keith David, Meg Foster

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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

This Is David Lander

Starring: Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom

Colin's Sandwich

Written by: Terry Kyan, Paul Smith

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

Country: United Kingdom

American Experience

Written by: Henry Hampton, Stephen Fitzmeyer

Starring: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy

Country: United States

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Game, Set, and Match

Starring: Ian Holm, Michael Culver, Anthony Bate, Gail Harrison

Country: United Kingdom

Round the Bend

Starring: Anthony Asbury, Richard Coombs, Alistair Fullarton, Jon Glover

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 November 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Iovis epulum; feast of Feronia
  • R.C. Saints - Bricius of Tours; Mother Cabrini; Saint Homobonus
  • Also see November 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Mulugeta Seraw, an Ethiopian law student in Portland, Oregon is beaten to death by members of the Neo-Nazi group East Side White Pride.
  • In the Soviet Union, the unmanned Shuttle ''Buran'' is launched by an Energia rocket on its maiden orbital spaceflight (the first and last space flight for the shuttle).
  • Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: An independent State of Palestine is proclaimed at the Palestinian National Council meeting in Algiers, by a vote of 253–46.
  • The very first Fairtrade label, Max Havelaar, is launched by Nico Roozen, Frans van der Hoff and ecumenical development agency Solidaridad in the Netherlands.
  • The Supreme Soviet of the Estonian SSR adopts the Estonian Sovereignty Declaration in which the laws of the Estonian SSR are declared supreme over those of the USSR.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Enrique Camarena -- Nov. 7, 1988
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9143
  • Life: Our Planet Earth

Books

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

The Tommyknockers

By: Stephen King

Master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic, terrifying #1 New York Times bestseller about a terrifying otherworldly discovery and the effects it has a on a small town.“Late

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Kaleidoscope

By: Danielle Steel

When a beautiful young Frenchwoman and a brilliant American actor meet in wartime Paris, their love begins like a fairy tale but ends in tragedy. Suddenly orphaned, their three children are cruelly separated.

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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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Leaving Home

By: Garrison Keillor

In the first collection of Lake Wobegon monologues, Keillor tells readers more about some of the people from Lake Wobegon Days and introduces some new faces.

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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

The Colony

Platform: Macintosh, DOS, Amiga

Genre: First-person shooter, Adventure, Puzzle

Publisher: Mindscape

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Hanjuku Hero

Platform: Famicom

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Square

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Ingrid's Back

Ingrid's Back

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, MSX

Genre: Text Adventure

Publisher: Level 9

Ninja Gaiden

Platform: Arcade, NES, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, DOS, PC Engine, ZX Spectrum, Atari Lynx, Game Boy, Game Gear, Master System, Sega Genesis, SNES, mobile phone, Xbox, Nintendo DS, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii Virtual

Genre: Action-adventure, hack and slash

Publisher: Tecmo Microsoft Sega Nintendo Koei Tecmo

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