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Friday November 18, 1988

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 18, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Max Buskohl and Marie-Josée Ta Lou. 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 The Ragman'S Son by Kirk Douglas was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Bottom Line. If you liked videogames you were probably playing By Fair Means or Foul aka Pro Boxing Simulator or Abracadabra.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 18 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 18 November 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Latvia - Independence Day (1918)
  • Also see November 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul ; Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne ; also St Mawes, St Odo of Cluny, St Romanus of Antioch
  • Venezuela - Feast of the Virgen de Chiquinquir�, also known as la Chinita, in the western state of Zulia
  • Roman festivals - day 1 Dios dedicated to the sun god by emperor Licinius
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • U.S. President Ronald Reagan signs a bill providing the death penalty for drug traffickers.
  • Canadian federal election, 1988: Brian Mulroney and the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada win a second majority government.
  • Ted Turner officially buys Jim Crockett Promotions, known as NWA Crockett, and turns it into World Championship Wrestling (WCW).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 18, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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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 ?

The Ragman'S Son

By: Kirk Douglas

Charts the rise of Kirk Douglas, son of an illiterate Russian-Jewish ragman. This book tells of a childhood of poverty and the father whose presence had a profound effect on his

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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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The Duchess Of Windsor

By: Charles Higham

"Deeply researched, valuable." –The New York Times Book Review "A shocker . . . stunning . . . absolutely hypnotic.

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The First Salute

By: Barbara W. Tuchman

Barbara W. Tuchman, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of the classic The Guns of August, turns her sights homeward with this brilliant, insightful narrative of the Revolutionary War.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

By Fair Means or Foul aka Pro Boxing Simulator

By Fair Means or Foul aka Pro Boxing Simulator

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Fighting game, Sports game

Publisher: Superior/Acornsoft Superior/Alligata Codemasters

Abracadabra

Platform: Amstrad CPC, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Proein Soft Line

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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

Kuri Kinton

Kuri Kinton

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Taito

Capcom Bowling

Capcom Bowling

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simumlation

Publisher: Capcom P&P Enterprises

Home videos

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

Stakeout

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Three O'Clock High

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The Pick-up Artist

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Rambo III

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Donald in Mathmagic Land

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