Wednesday November 2, 1988

US date format: 11/2/1988, UK date format: 2/11/1988

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 2, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Julia Görges and Lindze Letherman. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Kokomo by The Beach Boys. In UK First Time by Robin Beck was in the top 5 hits. Child's Play, directed by Tom Holland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Final Flight by Stephen Coonts was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Starting from Scratch. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fire King or Forgotten Worlds.
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What the sky looked like on 2 November 1988

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Movies

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

Child's Play

Directed by: Tom Holland

Starring: Catherine Hicks, Chris Sarandon, Alex Vincent, Brad Dourif

Country: United States of America

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Distant Thunder

Directed by: Rick Rosenthal

Starring: John Lithgow, Ralph Macchio, Kerrie Keane, Reb Brown

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They Live

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Roddy Piper, Keith David, Meg Foster, George 'Buck' Flower

Country: United States of America

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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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TV Series

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

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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Encadenados

Directed by: Not specifed

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Testament

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 November 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - All Souls Day (unless on a Sunday)
  • Rastafari movement - The coronation of Haile Selassie (1930) celebrated
  • USA - admission day (1889) of North Dakota and South Dakota as 39th and 40th states.
  • Ancient Latvia - Dveselu Diena held
  • Mexico and the United States - Day of the Dead (Spanish: El Dia de los Muertos), a Mexican and Mexican-American celebration of dead ancestors.
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Facts:
  • 1st Mrs America beauty pageant
  • Computers virus strikes Pentagon, SDI research lab and 6 universities
  • Mexican radio station erronously reports Mike Tyson dies in car crash
  • Walt Weiss wins American League rookie of the year (third straight for Oakland Athletics).
  • Robert Tappan Morris Jr. unleashes a "worm" program on the ARPAnet computer network (Internet). Over two days, it crashes 10-20 percent of all connected computers.

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Angela Carrasco - BOCA ROSA
  2. SI EL AMOR SE VA - Roberto Carlos
  3. Franco - MARIA
  4. ESTE AMOR QUE HAY QUE CALLAR - Yolandita Monge
  5. SENTADO A LA VERA DEL CAMINO - EYDIE GORME Y ROBERTO CARLOS
  6. Marisela - YA NO
  7. Como Tu Mujer - Rocio Durcal
  8. QUE SERA - Emmanuel
  9. MALA NOCHE NO - Veronica Castro
  10. HAZME TUYA UNA VEZ MAS - Isabel Pantoja

Books

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

Final Flight

By: Stephen Coonts

The most daring -- and deadly -- terrorist plot of all time is about to unfold aboard the supercarrier USS United States.

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All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

By: Robert Fulghum

Twenty-five years ago, Robert Fulghum published a simple credo—a credo that became the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.

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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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Anything For Billy

By: Larry McMurtry

The first time I saw Billy he came walking out of a cloud....Welcome to the wild, hot-blooded adventures of Billy the Kid, the American West's most legendary outlaw.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Baal

Baal

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS

Genre: Action game, Platform game

Publisher: Psyclapse

Gemstone IV

Gemstone IV

Platform: Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Publisher: GEnie, AOL, independent

Fire King

Fire King

Platform: Commodore 64, Commodore 128, DOS

Genre: Action Role-playing video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Exile

Exile

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Amiga, Atari ST, CD32

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Superior Software, Audiogenic

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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Home videos

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

School Daze

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Cinderella

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Return of the Living Dead Part II

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Beetlejuice

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Switching Channels

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