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Sunday 22 May 1988

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Emre Anuk and Morgan Stewart. 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 Chaos by James Gleick was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The D Generation Goes Commercial. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hidden Agenda or Hoshi wo Sagashite.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Chelmsford 123

Starring: Jimmy Mulville, Rory McGrath, Philip Pope, Howard Lew Lewis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Fear

Starring: Iain Glen, Susannah Harker, Jesse Birdsall, Anthony Valentine

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Street

Written by: John Mankiewicz, Daniel Pyne

Starring: Stephen Chen, Patrick Garner, Marc Baron, Timothy C. Burns

Country: United States

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The Stars

Starring: Nigel Henbest

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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A Bit of Fry and Laurie

Starring: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Killer Klowns from Outer Space

Directed by: Stephen Chiodo

Starring: Grant Cramer, Suzanne Snyder, John Allen Nelson

Country: United States

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Rambo III

Directed by: Peter MacDonald

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Marc de Jonge

Country: United States

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Crocodile Dundee II

Directed by: John Cornell

Starring: Paul Hogan, Linda Kozlowski, John Meillon

Country: United States

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Willow

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley, Warwick Davis

Country: United States

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Wings of Desire

Directed by: Wim Wenders

Starring: Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin, Otto Sander

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 May 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
  • Republic of Yemen - National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Giorgio Almirante: Italian politician, the longtime leader of Italy's small but vocal Neo-Fascist party.
Facts:
  • 34th LPGA Championship won by Sherri Turner.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1988?

  • Time: Photo of the White House by Peter Gridley-FPG International
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9117
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Kids Who Sell Crack -- May 9, 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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The Bonfire Of The Vanities

By: Tom Wolfe

Vintage Tom Wolfe, The Bonfire of the Vanities, the #1 bestseller that will forever define late-twentieth-century New York style. "No one has portrayed New York Society this accurately and devastatingly since Edith Wharton" (The National Review)“A page-turner .

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The Power Game

By: Hedrick Smith

Pulitzer Prize winner Hedrick Smith goes inside America's power center in Washington, DC to reveal how the game of governing was played in the 1980s.

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Treasure

By: Clive Cussler

Clive Cussler, author of sixteen consecutive New York Times bestseller brings us beloved character Dirk Pitt, who discovers a trail leading straight to priceless treasures.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Hidden Agenda

Platform: Macintosh, DOS

Genre: Government simulation game

Publisher: Springboard

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Hoshi wo Sagashite

Hoshi wo Sagashite

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Sega

Crosswize

Crosswize

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Firebird Software

Goal!

Platform: NES Game Boy

Genre: Traditional soccer simulation

Publisher: Jaleco

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Jaseiken Necromancer

Platform: PC Engine, Mobile phone, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network

Genre: Action/role-playing video game

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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