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Sunday 1 May 1988

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 1, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Anushka Sharma and Lylah (singer). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Where Do Broken Hearts Go by Whitney Houston. In UK With A Little Help From My Friends / She's Leaving Home by Wet Wet Wet / Billy Bragg With Cara Tivey was in the top 5 hits. Waaris, directed by Ravindra Peepat, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Rock Star by Jackie Collins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bereitschaft Dr. Federau. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Armalyte or Ataxx.
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What the sky looked like on 1 May 1988

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Movies

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

Waaris

Directed by: Ravindra Peepat

Starring: Smita Patil, Amrita Singh, Raj Babbar, Kulbhushan Kharbanda

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Salome's Last Dance

Directed by: Ken Russell

Starring: Glenda Jackson, Stratford Johns, Nickolas Grace, Douglas Hodge

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Judgment in Berlin

Directed by: Leo Penn

Starring: Martin Sheen, Sam Wanamaker, Max Gail, Jürgen Heinrich

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Iguana

Directed by: Monte Hellman

Starring: Everett McGill, Michael Bradford, Roger Kendall, Robert Case

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Sunset

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Bruce Willis, James Garner, Malcolm McDowell, Mariel Hemingway

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TV Series

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

Bereitschaft Dr. Federau

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Der Geisterwald oder Des Raben Rache

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Adventures Beyond Belief

Directed by: Marcus Tompson

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The Rory Bremner Show

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 May 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint James the Less.
  • Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
  • Saint Florine
  • Saint Augustin Schoeffer
  • Saint Theodulf.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Carroll Righter: American professional astrologer and syndicated columnist in daily papers read in 30 million homes.
  • Paolo Stoppa: Italian film and stage actor.
Facts:
  • Romance / Romance opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 297 performances
  • IRA attack in Roermond, kills 3
  • Patti Rizzo wins LPGA Sara Lee Golf Classic.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 01, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. AY AMOR - Ana Gabriel
  2. Y AHORA TE VAS - Los Bukis
  3. Juan Gabriel - DEBO HACERLO
  4. PELIGRO DE AMOR - Chayanne
  5. Todo Por Ti - Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine
  6. AMOR PERFECTO - Roberto Carlos
  7. QUE TE PASA - Yuri
  8. Mi Hembra - Jose Jose
  9. ES MEJOR PERDONAR - Daniela Romo
  10. LA ULTIMA LUNA - Emmanuel
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. With A Little Help From My Friends / She's Leaving Home - Wet Wet Wet / Billy Bragg With Cara Tivey
  2. Fairground Attraction - Perfect
  3. Anfield Rap (Red Machine In Full Effect) - Liverpool FC
  4. Kylie Minogue - Got To Be Certain
  5. New Order - Blue Monday 1988

Books

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

Rock Star

By: Jackie Collins

Newly repackaged—classic novels from New York Times bestselling author Jackie Collins! Power. Sex. Money. Fame. The new Hollywood wives have it all.

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Chaos

By: James Gleick

The million-copy bestseller by National Book Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist James Gleick that reveals the science behind chaos theoryNational bestsellerMore than a million copies soldA work of popular science

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The Trial Of Socrates

By: I. F. Stone

In unraveling the long-hidden issues of the most famous free speech case of all time, noted author I.F. Stone ranges far and wide over Roman as well as Greek history to

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Love In The Time Of Cholera

By: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

In their youth, Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love. When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy, well-born doctor, Florentino is devastated, but he is a romantic.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Heavy Unit

Heavy Unit

Platform: Arcade, PC Engine, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Horizontal Scrolling Shooter

Publisher: Taito

Ataxx

Ataxx

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Capcom The Leland Corporation

Armalyte

Armalyte

Platform: C64 Amiga Atari ST

Genre: Shoot'em up

Publisher: Thalamus Ltd

Chase H.Q.

Chase H.Q.

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, FM Towns, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Gear, MSX, Master System, Genesis, X68000, Super NES, Famicom, TurboGrafx-16, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Racing, Vehicular combat

Publisher: Taito

The Final Round

The Final Round

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports (boxing)

Home videos

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

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

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Maniac Cop

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Baby Boom

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Broadcast News

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Stand and Deliver

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