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Friday December 2, 1988

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 2, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alfred Enoch and Fuse Odg. 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 Love In The Time Of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Bottom Line. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Captain Blood or Hoppin' Mad.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 2 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 2 December 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Laos - National Day
  • United Arab Emirates - National Day (independence from Britain, 1971)
  • R.C. Saints - St Bibiana
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 5 gunmen who hijacked Soviet Aeroflot jet, surrender in Israel
  • STS-27 Atlantis launched (Secret military mission)
  • UN votes 151-2 (Isr & US) to move PLO debate to Geneva, Britain abstains
  • Benazir Bhutto is sworn in as Prime Minister of Pakistan, becoming the first woman to head the government of an Islam-dominated state.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 02, 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 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 ?

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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A Brief History Of Time

By: Stephen W. Hawking

Stephen Hawking has earned a reputation as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein. In this landmark volume, Professor Hawking shares his blazing intellect with nonscientists everywhere, guiding us expertly to

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Child Star

By: Shirley Temple Black

Shirley Temple. She was a curly-topped moppet with a saucy grin that lit up the screen and an irrepressible spirit that won America's heart.

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A Bright Shining Lie

By: Neil Sheehan

ONE OF THE MOST ACCLAIMED BOOKS OF OUR TIME25th ANNIVERSARY EDITIONWhen he came to Vietnam in 1962, Lieutenant Colonel John Paul Vann was the one clear-sighted participant in an enterpirse riddled

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Gradius II

Gradius II

Platform: Family Computer, Microsoft Windows, PC Engine, X68000, mobile phone, Wii (Virtual Console), PlayStation, PlayStation Network (PCE version, for PS3 and PSP)

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: WW Hudson Soft; WW Hudson Soft

Hidden Agenda

Hidden Agenda

Platform: Macintosh, DOS

Genre: Government simulation game

Publisher: Springboard

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

Hoppin' Mad

Hoppin' Mad

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Publisher: Elite Systems

Final Fantasy II

Final Fantasy II

Platform: WonderSwan Color PlayStation Game Boy Advance PlayStation Portable iOS Android; WonderSwan Color; PlayStation; Game Boy Advance; PlayStation Portable; iOS; Android

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Square

Home videos

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

Frantic

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The Last Emperor

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Little Nikita

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The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking

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Arthur 2: On the Rocks

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