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Saturday 5 November 1988

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 5, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Virat Kohli and Yannick Borel. 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 Landslide by Jane Mayer and Doyle McManus was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dirty Dancing. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battles of Napoleon or Hostages.
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What the sky looked like on 5 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 5 November 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - November 5th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bertilia
  • St. Laetus
  • Pope Zachary
  • St. Sylvia
  • St. Magnus
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 1st NBA game at Palace of Auburn Hills, Pistons beat Hornets 94-85
  • Japan beats Major League Baseball All-Stars 2-1 in Tokyo (Game 1 of 7).
  • Cornell confirms grad student (Robert Tappan Morris, Jr) source of worst computer sabotage.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 05, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Landslide

By: Jane Mayer and Doyle McManus

This is an expose of the last four years of Ronald Reagan's presidency, which studies internal rivalries and dissension within the White House.

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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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The Lives Of John Lennon

By: Albert Goldman

The result of six years of research and some 1,200 interviews, this book takes fans deep into Lennon’s secretive world, from his traumatic childhood to his Beatles days to his hidden

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Hostages

Hostages

Platform: Acorn Electron, Acorn Archimedes, Amiga, Apple IIGS, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX, NES, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Infogrames Superior Software

Battles of Napoleon

Battles of Napoleon

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

The Legendary Axe

The Legendary Axe

Platform: TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Platform

Publisher: JP Victor Interactive Software; NA NEC

Knight Rider

Knight Rider

Platform: NES/Family Computer

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Acclaim

Hoshi wo Sagashite

Hoshi wo Sagashite

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Sega

Home videos

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

The Pick-Up Artist

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Less Than Zero

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Biloxi Blues

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Bright Lights, Big City

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Throw Momma From the Train

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