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Thursday December 1, 1988

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 1, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Zoë Kravitz and Tyler Joseph. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Baby, I Love Your Way/Freebird Medley by Will To Power. In UK Mistletoe And Wine by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Camille Claudel, directed by Bruno Nuytten, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while The First Salute by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Bottom Line. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Forgotten Worlds or Dangerous Dave.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 1 December 1988

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Movies

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

Camille Claudel

Directed by: Bruno Nuytten

Starring: Isabelle Adjani, Gérard Depardieu, Madeleine Robinson, Laurent Grévill

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The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: John Neville, Eric Idle, Sarah Polley, Oliver Reed

Country: United States

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Twins

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Danny DeVito, Kelly Preston, Chloe Webb

Country: United States

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Mississippi Burning

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Gene Hackman, Willem Dafoe, Frances McDormand, Brad Dourif

Country: United States

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The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

Directed by: David Zucker

Starring: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, O.J. Simpson, Ricardo Montalban

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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Starting from Scratch

Directed by: James Huang

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Scruples

Directed by: Alan J. Levi

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Siebenstein

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 December 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Iceland
  • Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
  • Feast day of St Eligius
  • Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
  • Angola's Pioneers' Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • New York Islanders greatest shutout loss (8-0) versus Saint Louis Blues.
  • NBC bids record US$401 million to capture rights to 1992 Barcelona Olympics.
  • Benazir Bhutto named first female Prime Minister of a Muslim country (Pakistan).
  • 596 dead after cyclone hits Bangladesh, half a million homeless.
  • Chinese minister of Foreign affairs Qian Qichen visits Moscow, Russia.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 01, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1988 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. SI EL AMOR SE VA - Roberto Carlos
  2. Rocio Durcal - Como Tu Mujer
  3. Angela Carrasco - BOCA ROSA
  4. ESTE AMOR QUE HAY QUE CALLAR - Yolandita Monge
  5. MARACAS - ALBERTO VASQUEZ/JOAN SEBASTIAN
  6. HAZME TUYA UNA VEZ MAS - Isabel Pantoja
  7. Eydie Gorme - DE CORAZON A CORAZON
  8. QUE SERA - Emmanuel
  9. SENTADO A LA VERA DEL CAMINO - EYDIE GORME Y ROBERTO CARLOS
  10. Franco - MARIA
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Cliff Richard - Mistletoe And Wine
  2. Especially For You - Kylie & Jason
  3. Cat Among The Pigeons / Silent Night - Bros
  4. Angry Anderson - Suddenly
  5. Robin Beck - First Time

Books

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

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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Till We Meet Again

By: Judith Krantz

Eve dared. . . Eve, with passion that overruled her total innocence, ran away from home to live in unrepentant sin; won stardom singing on the stage of the Parisian music

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The Ragman'S Son

By: Kirk Douglas

Charts the rise of Kirk Douglas, son of an illiterate Russian-Jewish ragman. This book tells of a childhood of poverty and the father whose presence had a profound effect on his

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Desert Commander

Platform: NES/Family Computer

Genre: Historic turn-based strategy

Publisher: Kemco

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Forgotten Worlds

Platform: Arcade, Mega Drive/Genesis, Amiga, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Master System, TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Horizontal scrolling shooter

Publisher: Capcom

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Captain Blood

Captain Blood

Platform: Atari ST, Amiga, Apple IIGS, IBM PC, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Thomson TO7, Macintosh,

Genre: Adventure, Simulation

Publisher: Infogrames

Dangerous Dave

Dangerous Dave

Platform: Apple II, MS-DOS

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Softdisk

Altered Beast

Platform: MS-DOS, Amstrad CPC, MSX, Family Computer, Atari ST, Commodore Amiga, Master System, Mega Drive/Genesis, PC Engine, Commodore 64, Xbox 360 (Xbox Live Arcade), iOS, ZX Spectrum, PlayStation 2

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

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Home videos

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

Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise

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Vice Versa

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The Monster Squad

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Adventures in Babysitting

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Biloxi Blues

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