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Wednesday 16 November 1988

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Siva Kaneswaran . In that special week of November people in US were listening to Bad Medicine by Bon Jovi. In UK First Time by Robin Beck was in the top 5 hits. Scrooged, directed by Richard Donner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while The Cardinal Of The Kremlin by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Neizchezvashtite. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Abrams Battle Tank or Beach Buggy Simulator.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Neizchezvashtite

Starring: Elzhana Popova, Atanass Atanassov, Petar Slabakov, Ani Petrova

Country: Bulgaria

This Is David Lander

Starring: Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Nana

Starring: Barbara Topsøe-Rothenborg, Jesper Christensen, Katrine Jensenius, Marie Andersen

Country: Denmark

Colin's Sandwich

Written by: Terry Kyan, Paul Smith

Starring: Mel Smith, Louisa Rix, Tony Haase, Andrew Robertson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Kids in the Hall

Starring: Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney

Country: Canada

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Scrooged

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Forsythe

Country: United States

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The Land Before Time

Directed by: Don Bluth

Starring: Pat Hingle, Gabriel Damon, Judith Barsi

Country: United States

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Oliver & Company

Directed by: George Scribner

Starring: Joseph Lawrence, Billy Joel, Cheech Marin

Country: United States

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Child's Play

Directed by: Tom Holland

Starring: Catherine Hicks, Chris Sarandon, Alex Vincent

Country: United States

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They Live

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Roddy Piper, Keith David, Meg Foster

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 November 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
  • Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Day for Tolerance
  • Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Benazir Bhutto wins 1st free Pakistani elections in 11 years
  • Estonia declares sovereignty in internal affairs
  • Jose Canseco is 1st unanimous AL MVP since Reggie Jackson
  • Robin Givens sues Mike Tyson for US$125 million for libel.
  • The Supreme Soviet of the Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic declares that Estonia is ''sovereign'' but stops short of declaring independence.

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Books

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

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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Surviving The Great Depression Of 1990

By: Ravi Batra

Gift quality. Same day shipping.

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Gracie

By: George Burns

"SAY GOODNIGHT, GRACIE..." With those now familiar words, George Burns and Gracie Allen bid farewell to devoted audiences at the end of each of their broadcasts throughout the Golden Age of

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Dragonsdawn

By: Anne McCaffrey

Deadly spores threaten the human colony of Pern unless the colonists, with help from geneticist Kitti Ping, can develop fire-breathing dragons to combat the menace.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Hundra

Hundra

Platform: Amstrad CPC MSX ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Dinamic Software Mastertronic

Abrams Battle Tank

Platform: MS-DOS, Mega Drive

Genre: Vehicle simulation

Publisher: Electronic Arts, Sega

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Beach Buggy Simulator

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC

Genre: Driving, Shooting

Publisher: Silverbird

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Dynamite Düx

Dynamite Düx

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Sega Master System, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

Michael Andretti's World GP

Platform: NES

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Varie American Sammy

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