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Wednesday 11 May 1988

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 11, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marcel Kittel and Ace Hood. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Anything For You by Gloria Estefan. In UK Perfect by Fairground Attraction was in the top 5 hits. Chocolat, directed by Claire Denis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Moonwalk by Michael Jackson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bereitschaft Dr. Federau. If you liked videogames you were probably playing First Queen or Hundra.
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What the sky looked like on 11 May 1988

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Movies

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

Chocolat

Directed by: Claire Denis

Starring: Isaach De Bankolé, Giulia Boschi, François Cluzet, Jean-Claude Adelin

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Willow

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley, Warwick Davis, Jean Marsh

Country: United States

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Track 29

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

Starring: Theresa Russell, Gary Oldman, Christopher Lloyd, Colleen Camp

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Crocodile Dundee II

Directed by: John Cornell

Starring: Paul Hogan, Linda Kozlowski, John Meillon, Ernie Dingo

Country: United States

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The Big Blue

Directed by: Luc Besson

Starring: Jean-Marc Barr, Jean Reno, Rosanna Arquette, Paul Shenar

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Bereitschaft Dr. Federau

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Der Geisterwald oder Des Raben Rache

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Vale Tudo

Starring: Regina Duarte, Antônio Fagundes, Glória Pires, Cássio Gabus Mendes

Country: Brazil

Les Girls

Jeremias Mujeres Mias

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 May 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Francis of Girolamo
  • Saint Estella
  • Holiday of the City of Miskolc (since 1992).
  • Saint Odilo of Cluny
  • Saint Majolus of Cluny
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Kim Philby: British double agent, a master spy and traitor, the mysterious "third man" whose unmasking as Soviet agent in 1963 rocked the empire.
  • H A R (Kim) Philby: British double agent, dies (born 1912).
Facts:
  • KV Mechelen wins 28th Europe Cup II.
  • Mario Andretti records fastest Indianapolis 500 lap (221.565 mph).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 11, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1988 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. QUE TE PASA - Yuri
  2. Y AHORA TE VAS - Los Bukis
  3. LA ULTIMA LUNA - Emmanuel
  4. AY AMOR - Ana Gabriel
  5. Juan Gabriel - DEBO HACERLO
  6. Braulio - EL VICIO DE TU BOCA
  7. BUSCARE - Lorenzo Antonio
  8. Mi Hembra - Jose Jose
  9. ES MEJOR PERDONAR - Daniela Romo
  10. VEN DEVORAME OTRA VEZ - Lalo Rodriguez
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Fairground Attraction - Perfect
  2. With A Little Help From My Friends / She's Leaving Home - Wet Wet Wet / Billy Bragg With Cara Tivey
  3. S-Express - Theme From S-Express
  4. Kylie Minogue - Got To Be Certain
  5. New Order - Blue Monday 1988

Books

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

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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The Last Princess

By: Cynthia Freeman

The New York Times–bestselling novel of a forbidden 1920s romance between a rebellious society woman and a Jewish writer from the author of No Time for Tears.

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Love, Medicine & Miracles

By: Bernie S. Siegel

Unconditional love is the most powerful stimulant of the immune system. The truth is: love heals. Miracles happen to exceptional patients every day - patients who have the courage to love, those who have the courage to work with their ...

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Thriving On Chaos

By: Tom Peters

The national bestseller that offers prescriptions for an economic world turned upside down. A New York Times bestseller for eleven months.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Hundra

Hundra

Platform: Amstrad CPC MSX ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Dinamic Software Mastertronic

Hot Chase

Hot Chase

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Driving

First Queen

First Queen

Platform: Super Famicom[1] Microsoft Windows Sharp X68000 NEC PC-9801

Genre: Real-time strategy RPG Action RPG

Publisher: Culture Brain

Abracadabra

Platform: Amstrad CPC, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Proein Soft Line

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Cyborg Hunter

Cyborg Hunter

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Action

Publisher: JP Sega; NA Activision; EU Sega

Home videos

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

Above the Law

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The Monster Squad

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She's Having a Baby

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Critters 2: The Main Course

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Colors

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