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Sunday 11 December 1988

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ashley Hinshaw and Tim Southee. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Look Away by Chicago. In UK Mistletoe And Wine by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Rain Man, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while One by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Bottom Line. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ebonstar or The Final Round.
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What the sky looked like on 11 December 1988

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Movies

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

Rain Man

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise, Valeria Golino, Gerald R. Molen

Country: United States

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Dangerous Liaisons

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: Glenn Close, John Malkovich, Michelle Pfeiffer, Swoosie Kurtz

Country: United States

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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Directed by: Frank Oz

Starring: Steve Martin, Michael Caine, Glenne Headly, Anton Rodgers

Country: United States

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I'm Gonna Git You Sucka

Directed by: Keenen Ivory Wayans

Starring: Keenen Ivory Wayans, Bernie Casey, Antonio Fargas, Steve James

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Grandmother's House

Directed by: Peter Rader

Starring: Eric Foster, Kim Valentine, Len Lesser, Ida Lee

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 December 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
  • Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
  • Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
  • Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
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Sport Games on 11 December 1988

NFL
American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - Los Angeles Rams : 7 - 22
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Houston Oilers : 6 - 41
  • Dallas Cowboys - Washington Redskins : 24 - 17
  • Denver Broncos - Seattle Seahawks : 14 - 42
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

One

By: Richard Bach

I gave my life to become the person I am right now. Was it worth it?

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The First Salute

By: Barbara W. Tuchman

Barbara W. Tuchman, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of the classic The Guns of August, turns her sights homeward with this brilliant, insightful narrative of the Revolutionary War.

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Child Star

By: Shirley Temple Black

Shirley Temple. She was a curly-topped moppet with a saucy grin that lit up the screen and an irrepressible spirit that won America's heart.

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The Shell Seekers

By: Rosamunde Pilcher

"A huge warm saga . . . A deeply satisfying story written with love and confidence." --Maeve Binchy in The New York Times Book ReviewFor the first time ever in trade

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ebonstar

Ebonstar

Platform: Amiga

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: MicroIllusions

Corruption

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Acorn Archimedes, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Apple Macintosh, MS-DOS, Sinclair Spectrum.

Genre: Text Adventure

Publisher: Rainbird Software

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Insector X

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, Sega Mega Drive, PlayStation 2

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Taito, Hot-B, Sage's Creation

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The Final Round

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports (boxing)

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America Daitōryō Senkyo

America Daitōryō Senkyo

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Government simulation

Publisher: Hect

Home videos

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

Innerspace

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Overboard

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Cry Freedom

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Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood

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The Seventh Sign

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