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Friday 11 November 1988, Veteran's Day

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 11, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Uldouz Wallace and Alexandra Kyle. 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 Anything For Billy by Larry McMurtry was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Bottom Line. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Computer Edition of Scrabble or King of Kings.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 11 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 11 November 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Colombia - Independence of Cartagena, from the Spanish Army in (1918)
  • Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth of Nations, including United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.
  • Lacplesis' Day (1919) in Latvia: the official date for commemoration of Latvian soldiers, who had died for the country's freedom.
  • Armistice Day in France and Belgium: end of World War I (1918)
  • Poland - Independence Day (1918)
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Facts:
  • Oldest known insect fossils (390 million yrs) reported in Science
  • In Sacramento, California, police find a body buried in the lawn of 60-year-old boardinghouse landlady Dorothea Puente (seven bodies are eventually found and Puente is convicted of three murders and sentenced to life in prison).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 11, 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 ?

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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Koko

By: Peter Straub

Bestselling author Peter Straub's Koko is a gripping psychological thriller in which horror and paranoia are indistinguishable from reality.Koko. Only four men knew what it meant.

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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 Last Lion

By: William Manchester

Spanning the years 1940 to 1965, The Last Lion: Defender of the Realm begins shortly after Winston Churchill became prime minister—when Great Britain stood alone against the overwhelming might of Nazi

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Captain Comic

Captain Comic

Platform: DOS, NES

Genre: Side-scrolling Platformer

Publisher: Unknown (DOS), Color Dreams (NES)

Michael Andretti's World GP

Platform: NES

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Varie American Sammy

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The Computer Edition of Scrabble

The Computer Edition of Scrabble

Platform: Apple II, DOS, Macintosh

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Virgin Interactive Entertainment

King of Kings

King of Kings

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Turn-based strategy wargame

Publisher: Namco

Apache 3

Apache 3

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Tatsumi (Japan) Data East (North America)

Home videos

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

Above the Law

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She's Having a Baby

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Stand and Deliver

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Colors

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Bright Lights, Big City

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