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Saturday May 14, 1988

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position 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 Chaos by James Gleick was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bereitschaft Dr. Federau. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Inside Outing or Last Armageddon.
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What the sky looked like on 14 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 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.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Willem Drees: Prime Minister of the Netherlands 1948-1958.
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 this day

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 ?

Chaos

By: James Gleick

The million-copy bestseller by National Book Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist James Gleick that reveals the science behind chaos theoryNational bestsellerMore than a million copies soldA work of popular science

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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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Inheritance

By: Judith Michael

This is a saga of a family pitted against an orphan and of a woman's fight to recover her reputation. A household help to the Salingers befriends the family patriarch and

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Battle Cry Of Freedom

By: James M. McPherson

Filled with fresh interpretations and information, puncturing old myths and challenging new ones, Battle Cry of Freedom will unquestionably become the standard one-volume history of the Civil War.James

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Beach Buggy Simulator

Beach Buggy Simulator

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC

Genre: Driving, Shooting

Publisher: Silverbird

Inside Outing

Inside Outing

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Atari ST, Commodore Amiga

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: NA Epyx; EU The Edge Software

Cabal

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, C64, ZX Spectrum, DOS, NES

Genre: Cabal shooter

Publisher: Taito Fabtek

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Last Armageddon

Last Armageddon

Platform: NEC PC-8801 MSX Sharp X68000 PC Engine CD-ROM²[3] Family Computer[1] DOS FM Towns

Genre: Role-playing game[1]

Publisher: Yutaka[1] (Famicom)

Fire-Brigade The Battle for Kiev - 1943

Fire-Brigade The Battle for Kiev - 1943

Platform: IBM PC DOS 3.0 Mac OS 2.0 Atari Amiga

Genre: Computer Wargame

Publisher: Panther Games Pty Ltd

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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Barfly

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The Last Emperor

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Colors

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The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking

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