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Wednesday 14 December 1988

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 14, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Vanessa Hudgens and Sam Burgess. 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. Beaches, directed by Garry Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Child Star by Shirley Temple Black was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Bottom Line. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Insector X or Gold Rush!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 14 December 1988

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Movies

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

Beaches

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Bette Midler, Barbara Hershey, John Heard, Spalding Gray

Country: United States

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Working Girl

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Melanie Griffith, Harrison Ford, Sigourney Weaver, Alec Baldwin

Country: United States

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The Boost

Directed by: Harold Becker

Starring: James Woods, Sean Young, John Kapelos, Steven Hill

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The Dark Side of the Sun

Directed by: Bozidar 'Bota' Nikolic

Starring: Guy Boyd, Brad Pitt, Cheryl Pollak, Constantin Nitchoff

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Rain Man

Directed by: Barry Levinson

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

Country: United States

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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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Legend of the Galactic Heroes

Starring: Tesshô Genda, Jôji Nakata, Shô Hayami, Ryûsei Nakao

Country: Japan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 December 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Memorial of Saint John of the Cross
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • US agrees to talk to Palestine Liberation Organization (first time in 13 years).
  • Spanish general strike to protest austerity measures.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 14, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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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The Cardinal Of The Kremlin

By: Tom Clancy

Two men possess vital data on Russia’s Star Wars missile defense system. One of them is CARDINAL—America's highest agent in the Kremlin—and he's about to be terminated by the KGB.

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The Queen Of The Damned

By: Anne Rice

In a feat of virtuoso storytelling, Anne Rice unleashes Akasha, the queen of the damned, who has risen from a six-thousand-year sleep to let loose the powers of the night.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

4 Soccer Simulators aka Pro Soccer Simulator

4 Soccer Simulators aka Pro Soccer Simulator

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Soccer/football

Publisher: Codemasters Gold

Gold Rush!

Gold Rush!

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Atari ST, Macintosh, Apple II, Apple IIGS

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Sierra On-Line The Software Farm Sunlight Games

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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Bomber Raid

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP Sega; NA Activision; EU Sega

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Forgotten Worlds

Platform: Arcade, Mega Drive/Genesis, Amiga, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Master System, TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Horizontal scrolling shooter

Publisher: Capcom

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Home videos

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

Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise

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Willow

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Hellraiser

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Shakedown

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Johnny Be Good

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