Sunday November 13, 1988

US date format: 11/13/1988, UK date format: 13/11/1988

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 13, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include ASAP Yams and Stephen Pollard. 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 Gemstone IV or King's Valley II.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman festivals - Iovis epulum; feast of Feronia
  • R.C. Saints - Bricius of Tours; Mother Cabrini; Saint Homobonus
  • Also see November 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

Events

  • Mulugeta Seraw, an Ethiopian law student in Portland, Oregon is beaten to death by members of the Neo-Nazi group East Side White Pride.
  • In the Soviet Union, the unmanned Shuttle ''Buran'' is launched by an Energia rocket on its maiden orbital spaceflight (the first and last space flight for the shuttle).
  • Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: An independent State of Palestine is proclaimed at the Palestinian National Council meeting in Algiers, by a vote of 253–46.
  • The very first Fairtrade label, Max Havelaar, is launched by Nico Roozen, Frans van der Hoff and ecumenical development agency Solidaridad in the Netherlands.
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Movies

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The Land Before Time

The Land Before Time

Directed by: Don Bluth

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

Country: United States of America

Scrooged

Scrooged

Directed by: Richard Donner

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

Country: United States of America

The Chocolate War

The Chocolate War

Directed by: Keith Gordon

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

Oliver & Company

Oliver & Company

Directed by: George Scribner

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

Country: United States of America

High Spirits

High Spirits

Directed by: Neil Jordan

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

Sport Games on November 13, 1988

Sport Games on November 13, 1988


NFL

American Football
  • Chicago Bears - Washington Redskins : 34 - 14
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Kansas City Chiefs : 28 - 31
  • Cleveland Browns - Denver Broncos : 7 - 30
  • Houston Oilers - Seattle Seahawks : 24 - 27
  • Indianapolis Colts - Green Bay Packers : 20 - 13
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TV Series

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The Bottom Line

The Bottom Line

Directed by: Tom Rulon

Starting from Scratch

Starting from Scratch

Directed by: James Huang

Scruples

Scruples

Directed by: Alan J. Levi

First Impressions

First Impressions

Directed by: Eric Shapiro

Djekna jos nije umrla, a ka' ce ne znamo

Djekna jos nije umrla, a ka' ce ne znamo

Starring: Drago Malovic

Days to next November 13

If November 13, 1988 is your birthday you're 31 years, 10 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 16 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Last Lion by William Manchester

The Last Lion

By:

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

One by Richard Bach

One

By:

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

A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking

A Brief History Of Time

By:

Stephen Hawking has earned a reputation as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein. In this landmark volume, Professor Hawking shares his blazing intellect with nonscientists everywhere, guiding us expertly to

The Bonfire Of The Vanities by Tom Wolfe

The Bonfire Of The Vanities

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Vintage Tom Wolfe, The Bonfire of the Vanities, the #1 bestseller that will forever define late-twentieth-century New York style. "No one has portrayed New York Society this accurately and devastatingly since Edith Wharton" (The National Review)“A page-turner .

Alaska by James A. Michener

Alaska

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In this sweeping epic of the northernmost American frontier, James A. Michener guides us through Alaska’s fierce terrain and history, from the long-forgotten past to the bustling present.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Lee Trevino's Fighting Golf

Lee Trevino's Fighting Golf

Platform: Arcade, NES

Genre: Traditional golf simulation

Publisher: SNK

Gemstone IV

Gemstone IV

Platform: Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Publisher: GEnie, AOL, independent

King's Valley II

King's Valley II

Platform: MSX

Genre: Action/Puzzle

Publisher: Konami

Exile XZR

Exile XZR

Platform: PC-8801 MSX2, PC-9801, X1 turbo, TurboGrafx-16, Genesis

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: Telenet, Working Designs, Renovation Products

The Colony

The Colony

Platform: Macintosh, DOS, Amiga

Genre: First-person shooter, Adventure, Puzzle

Publisher: Mindscape

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on November 13, 1988?

On November 13, 1988 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is November 13, 1988?

On November 13, 1988 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on November 13, 1988?

On November 13, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 13, 1988?

On November 13, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on November 13, 1988?

On November 13, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on November 13, 1988?

On November 13, 1988 several famous people were born including, ASAP Yams, Stephen Pollard.

Which famous people died on November 13, 1988?

Famous people died on November 13, 1988 include, Jaromir Vejvoda, Antal Dorati.

What was the number one song in November 13, 1988?

The number one song in the week of November 13, 1988 was Wild, Wild West by The Escape Club in US and First Time by Robin Beck in UK.

What were the top hits on November 13, 1988?

The top hits on November 13, 1988 were Wild, Wild West by The Escape Club, Kokomo by The Beach Boys, The Loco-Motion by Kylie Minogue in US and First Time by Robin Beck, Orinoco Flow by Enya, Je Ne Sais Pas Pourquoi by Kylie Minogue in UK.


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