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Friday 20 May 1988

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 20, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Diamond and Alex Smith. 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. Killer Klowns from Outer Space, directed by Stephen Chiodo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Thriving On Chaos by Tom Peters was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bereitschaft Dr. Federau. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Akira or Lee Trevino's Fighting Golf.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 20 May 1988

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Movies

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

Killer Klowns from Outer Space

Directed by: Stephen Chiodo

Starring: Grant Cramer, Suzanne Snyder, John Allen Nelson, John Vernon

Country: United States

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Rambo III

Directed by: Peter MacDonald

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Marc de Jonge, Kurtwood Smith

Country: United States

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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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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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The D Generation Goes Commercial

Starring: Santo Cilauro, Marg Downey, Michael Veitch, Rob Sitch

Country: Australia

Dominion Tank Police

Five Sculptors

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 May 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Austregisilus
  • Saint Lucifer
  • Saint Theodore of Pavia
  • Saint Bernardine of Siena
  • East Timor National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Mike Schmidt hits his 535th homerun, moving into 8th place.
  • Apple Computer contracts with Quantum Computer Services to create AppleLink - Personal Edition.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 20, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

Thriving On Chaos

By: Tom Peters

The national bestseller that offers prescriptions for an economic world turned upside down. A New York Times bestseller for eleven months.

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The Last Princess

By: Cynthia Freeman

The New York Times–bestselling novel of a forbidden 1920s romance between a rebellious society woman and a Jewish writer from the author of No Time for Tears.

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Zoya

By: Danielle Steel

Against the backdrop of the Russian Revolution and World War I Europe, Zoya, young cousin to the Tsar, flees St. Petersburg to Paris to find safety. Her entire world forever changed, she faces hard times and joins the Ballet Russe ...

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Citizen Cohn

By: Nicholas von Hoffman

Citizen Cohn

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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

Fire King

Platform: Commodore 64, Commodore 128, DOS

Genre: Action Role-playing video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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First Queen

First Queen

Platform: Super Famicom[1] Microsoft Windows Sharp X68000 NEC PC-9801

Genre: Real-time strategy RPG Action RPG

Publisher: Culture Brain

Akira

Akira

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Adventure, visual novel

Lee Trevino's Fighting Golf

Lee Trevino's Fighting Golf

Platform: Arcade, NES

Genre: Traditional golf simulation

Publisher: SNK

Home videos

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

The Witches of Eastwick

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Dirty Dancing

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The Monster Squad

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Johnny Be Good

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Flowers in the Attic

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