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Saturday May 14, 1988

US date format: 5/14/1988, UK date format: 14/5/1988

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 14, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tara Thompson and Elease Donovan. 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 Love In The Time Of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bereitschaft Dr. Federau. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Forgotten Worlds or Last Ninja 2: Back with a Vengeance.
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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 of America

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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 of America

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The Big Blue

Directed by: Luc Besson

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

Country: United States of America

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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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Red Dwarf

Written by: Rob Grant, Doug Naylor

Starring: Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules, Chris Barrie, Robert Llewellyn

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Vale Tudo

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

Country: Brazil

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 May 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Carthach the Younger
  • DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
  • Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
  • Paraguay - Flag Day.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Mail closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 36 performances
  • 1st non-pitcher (Jose Oquendo) in 20 years to get a decision in a baseball game, he and St. Louis Cardinals lose to Braves 7-5 in 19 inn
  • Carrollton bus collision: a drunk driver traveling the wrong way on Interstate 71 near Carrollton, Kentucky, United States hits a converted school bus carrying a church youth group. The crash and ensuing fire kill 27.

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Planetary positions on May 14, 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 ?

Love In The Time Of Cholera

By: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

In their youth, Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love. When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy, well-born doctor, Florentino is devastated, but he is a romantic.

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The Rise And Fall Of The Great Powers

By: Paul Kennedy

About national and international power in the "modern" or Post Renaissance period. Explains how the various powers have risen and fallen over the 5 centuries since the formation of the "new

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Tapestry

By: Belva Plain

Beginning in 1920, paralleling Hitler's rise to power, and encompassing World War II, Bleva Plain's new novel weaves the threads of history into a brilliant tapestry.

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Beloved

By: Toni Morrison

Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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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Aleste

Aleste

Platform: Master System, MSX2, Wii Virtual Console, Java Midlet

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Sega (MS) Compile (MSX2) D4Enterprise (WVC) Square Enix Mobile (JM)

Chase H.Q.

Chase H.Q.

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, FM Towns, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Gear, MSX, Master System, Genesis, X68000, Super NES, Famicom, TurboGrafx-16, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Racing, Vehicular combat

Publisher: Taito

Keith Courage in Alpha Zones

Platform: PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Hudson Soft NEC

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Last Ninja 2: Back with a Vengeance

Last Ninja 2: Back with a Vengeance

Platform: Last Ninja 2: 1988: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC 1989: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, 1990: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, NES (as The Last Ninja) 2008: Virtual Console Last Ninja Remix: 1990: Commodore

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Activision Ubi Soft (10 Megahits Vol. 3) Ocean Software (100% Dynamite) Jaleco

Home videos

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

Three O'Clock High

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Less Than Zero

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The Big Easy

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Stand and Deliver

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Fatal Attraction

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