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Thursday November 3, 1988

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 3, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Angus McLaren and Jamie Laing. 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 The Duchess Of Windsor by Charles Higham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dirty Dancing. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Goal! or Lee Trevino's Fighting Golf.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 3 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

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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

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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 ?

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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First Impressions

Directed by: Eric Shapiro

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Encadenados

Directed by: Not specifed

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 November 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Pirmin
  • Japan - Culture Day (post 1946), Emperors Birthday (pre 1946)
  • St. Winifred
  • Also see November 3 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • St. Vulganius
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Reagan signs credit-card disclosure-bill
  • Soviet Union agrees to allow teaching of Hebrew.
  • Pakistan claims it downed Afghan warplane.
  • US President Ronald Reagan signs credit-card disclosure-bill.
  • Sri Lankan Tamil mercenaries try to overthrow the Maldivian government. At President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom's request, the Indian military suppresses the coup attempt within 24 hours.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 03, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

The Duchess Of Windsor

By: Charles Higham

"Deeply researched, valuable." –The New York Times Book Review "A shocker . . . stunning . . . absolutely hypnotic.

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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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Senatorial Privilege

By: Leo Damore

More than two decades have passed since a car driven by Senator Edward Kennedy plunged off Dike Bridge on Chappaquiddick killing former staffer Mary Jo Kopechne.

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Mitla Pass

By: Leon Uris

Writer Gideon Zadok leaves the glitter of Hollywood for the newly created State of Israel, where he learns much about himself and love while covering a dangerous military operation

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Barbarian II: The Dungeon of Drax

Barbarian II: The Dungeon of Drax

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Palace Software (Europe), Epyx (North America)

Michael Andretti's World GP

Platform: NES

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Varie American Sammy

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Gemstone IV

Gemstone IV

Platform: Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Publisher: GEnie, AOL, independent

Goal!

Platform: NES Game Boy

Genre: Traditional soccer simulation

Publisher: Jaleco

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Lee Trevino's Fighting Golf

Lee Trevino's Fighting Golf

Platform: Arcade, NES

Genre: Traditional golf simulation

Publisher: SNK

Home videos

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

The Couch Trip

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Barfly

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Johnny Be Good

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Colors

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Predator

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