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Wednesday November 9, 1988

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 9, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Fall of the Berlin Wall and Analeigh Tipton. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Wild, Wild West by The Escape Club. In UK First Time by Robin Beck was in the top 5 hits. The Land Before Time, directed by Don Bluth, 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 The Bottom Line. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Adventures of Bayou Billy or Carrier Command.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 9 November 1988

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Movies

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

The Land Before Time

Directed by: Don Bluth

Starring: Pat Hingle, Gabriel Damon, Judith Barsi, Helen Shaver

Country: United States

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Scrooged

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Forsythe, John Glover

Country: United States

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The Chocolate War

Directed by: Keith Gordon

Starring: John Glover, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Wallace Langham, Doug Hutchison

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Oliver & Company

Directed by: George Scribner

Starring: Joey Lawrence, Billy Joel, Cheech Marin, Richard Mulligan

Country: United States

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High Spirits

Directed by: Neil Jordan

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Daryl Hannah, Steve Guttenberg, Donal McCann

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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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First Impressions

Directed by: Eric Shapiro

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 November 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholicism - Dedication of the Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, Cathedral of the Pope (memorial feast day)
  • Also see November 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Cambodia - Independence Day (1953)
  • Pakistan - Allama Iqbal Day (1877)
  • Germany - November 9th is often called Germany's Schicksalstag (day of fate) due to the events of 1848, 1918, 1923, 1938, and 1989.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • John Mitchell: American award-winning actor, writer and director, best known for his films Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001), Shortbus (2006) and Rabbit Hole (2010).
  • David Bauer: Canadian ice hockey player and priest (Born 1924).
Facts:
  • Prince of Central Park opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • MLB All-Star team beat Japan 8-2 in Nishinomya, (Game 4 of 7)

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 09, 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 November 1988 ?

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

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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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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Till We Meet Again

By: Judith Krantz

Eve dared. . . Eve, with passion that overruled her total innocence, ran away from home to live in unrepentant sin; won stardom singing on the stage of the Parisian music

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The Ragman'S Son

By: Kirk Douglas

Charts the rise of Kirk Douglas, son of an illiterate Russian-Jewish ragman. This book tells of a childhood of poverty and the father whose presence had a profound effect on his

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Adventures of Bayou Billy

The Adventures of Bayou Billy

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, Virtual Console

Genre: Beat 'em up/shooting/racing

Publisher: Konami

Kid Kool

Kid Kool

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Vic Tokai

Airwolf

Platform: Arcade, Famicom, NES

Genre: Action / Shooter / Simulator

Publisher: Kyugo (Arcade, Famicom) Acclaim (NES)

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Carrier Command

Carrier Command

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Apple Macintosh

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Publisher: Rainbird

The Final Round

The Final Round

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports (boxing)

Home videos

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

Wall Street

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The Reluctant Dragon

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Full Metal Jacket

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Beetlejuice

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Bad Dreams

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