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Friday 6 May 1988

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Casey Chan and Ryan Anderson. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Wishing Well by Terence Trent D'Arby. 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. Wings of Desire, directed by Wim Wenders, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Tapestry by Belva Plain was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Keith Courage in Alpha Zones or 8 Eyes.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Chelmsford 123

Starring: Jimmy Mulville, Rory McGrath, Philip Pope, Howard Lew Lewis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Fear

Starring: Iain Glen, Susannah Harker, Jesse Birdsall, Anthony Valentine

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Street

Written by: John Mankiewicz, Daniel Pyne

Starring: Stephen Chen, Patrick Garner, Marc Baron, Timothy C. Burns

Country: United States

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The Stars

Starring: Nigel Henbest

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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A Bit of Fry and Laurie

Starring: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Wings of Desire

Directed by: Wim Wenders

Starring: Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin, Otto Sander

Country: United States

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Above the Law

Directed by: Andrew Davis

Starring: Steven Seagal, Pam Grier, Henry Silva

Country: United States

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Beetlejuice

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Michael Keaton

Country: United States

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Frantic

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Harrison Ford, Betty Buckley, Emmanuelle Seigner

Country: United States

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Bloodsport

Directed by: Newt Arnold

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Donald Gibb, Leah Ayres

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 May 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Justus
  • Sinaites of Serbia
  • New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
  • Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
  • Micah of Radonezh
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Graeme Hick scores 405 for Worcestershire versus Somerset 35 fours 11 sixes.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1988?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Michael Dukakis -- May 2, 1988
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9115
  • Life: Gone With The Wind 2000 Covers

Books

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

Tapestry

By: Belva Plain

Beginning in 1920, paralleling Hitler's rise to power, and encompassing World War II, Bleva Plain's new novel weaves the threads of history into a brilliant tapestry.

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The Power Game

By: Hedrick Smith

Pulitzer Prize winner Hedrick Smith goes inside America's power center in Washington, DC to reveal how the game of governing was played in the 1980s.

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Treasure

By: Clive Cussler

Clive Cussler, author of sixteen consecutive New York Times bestseller brings us beloved character Dirk Pitt, who discovers a trail leading straight to priceless treasures.

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Moonwalk

By: Michael Jackson

The #1 New York Times bestseller! Michael Jackson’s one and only autobiography – his life, in his words. With original Foreword by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, a new Introduction by Motown founder

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Keith Courage in Alpha Zones

Keith Courage in Alpha Zones

Platform: PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Hudson Soft NEC

Kuri Kinton

Kuri Kinton

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Taito

Lee Trevino's Fighting Golf

Platform: Arcade, NES

Genre: Traditional golf simulation

Publisher: SNK

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8 Eyes

Platform: NES

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: JP SETA; NA Taxan

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Blasted

Blasted

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Bally Midway


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