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Wednesday 16 November 1988

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 16, 1988). 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. Full Moon in Blue Water, directed by Peter Masterson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Senatorial Privilege by Leo Damore was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Bottom Line. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Devastators or Heavy Unit.
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What the sky looked like on 16 November 1988

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Movies

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

Full Moon in Blue Water

Directed by: Peter Masterson

Starring: Gene Hackman, Teri Garr, Burgess Meredith, Elias Koteas

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Cocoon: The Return

Directed by: Daniel Petrie

Starring: Don Ameche, Wilford Brimley, Courteney Cox, Hume Cronyn

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The Firing Line

Directed by: Jun Gallardo

Starring: Reb Brown, Shannon Tweed, Kahlena Marie, Mel Davidson

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The Stay Awake

Directed by: John Bernard

Starring: Shirley Jane Harris, Tanya Gordon, Jayne Hutton, Heath Porter

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The Land Before Time

Directed by: Don Bluth

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

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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First Impressions

Directed by: Eric Shapiro

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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)
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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 16, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1988 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. SI EL AMOR SE VA - Roberto Carlos
  2. Angela Carrasco - BOCA ROSA
  3. Rocio Durcal - Como Tu Mujer
  4. ESTE AMOR QUE HAY QUE CALLAR - Yolandita Monge
  5. SENTADO A LA VERA DEL CAMINO - EYDIE GORME Y ROBERTO CARLOS
  6. Franco - MARIA
  7. QUE SERA - Emmanuel
  8. MALA NOCHE NO - Veronica Castro
  9. UNA MUJER COMO TU - Braulio
  10. HAZME TUYA UNA VEZ MAS - Isabel Pantoja

Books

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

Senatorial Privilege

By: Leo Damore

More than two decades have passed since a car driven by Senator Edward Kennedy plunged off Dike Bridge on Chappaquiddick killing former staffer Mary Jo Kopechne.

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A Brief History Of Time

By: Stephen W. Hawking

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

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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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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 ?

Heavy Unit

Heavy Unit

Platform: Arcade, PC Engine, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Horizontal Scrolling Shooter

Publisher: Taito

Jet-Story

Jet-Story

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action Arcade game

Publisher: Ultrasoft

Laser Squad

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Blade Software Micro League Multimedia (PC)

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Lee Trevino's Fighting Golf

Lee Trevino's Fighting Golf

Platform: Arcade, NES

Genre: Traditional golf simulation

Publisher: SNK

Devastators

Devastators

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up Third-person shooter

Publisher: Konami

Home videos

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

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

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Shakedown

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No Way Out

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Arthur 2: On the Rocks

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Fatal Beauty

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