Thursday November 24, 1988

US date format: 11/24/1988, UK date format: 24/11/1988

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 24, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Ayem Nour and Sabi . 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. Mississippi Burning, directed by Alan Parker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Gracie by George Burns was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Bottom Line. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chopper I or Bloody Wolf.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman festivals - in the Byzantine empire the Brumalia (a wine festival) were celebrated from this day until the winter solstice
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew Dung-Lac and other Vietnamese martyrs
  • Also see November 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Feast Day of St. Colman - Cobh, Ireland
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Events

  • The popular American cult television comedy Mystery Science Theater 3000 makes its debut on KTMA.

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Movies

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Mississippi Burning

Mississippi Burning

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Gene Hackman, Willem Dafoe, Frances McDormand, Brad Dourif

Country: United States of America

The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

Directed by: David Zucker

Starring: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, O.J. Simpson, Ricardo Montalban

Country: United States of America

Itinéraire d'un enfant gâté

Itinéraire d'un enfant gâté

Directed by: Claude Lelouch

Starring: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Richard Anconina, Lio, Béatrice Agenin

Tequila Sunrise

Tequila Sunrise

Directed by: Robert Towne

Starring: Mel Gibson, Michelle Pfeiffer, Kurt Russell, Raul Julia

The Undertaker

The Undertaker

Directed by: Franco Steffanino

Starring: Joe Spinell, Rebecca Varon, Patrick Askin, Susan Bachli

Sport Games on November 24, 1988

Sport Games on November 24, 1988


NFL

American Football
  • Houston Oilers - Dallas Cowboys : 25 - 17
  • Minnesota Vikings - Detroit Lions : 23 - 0
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TV Series

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The Bottom Line

The Bottom Line

Directed by: Tom Rulon

Starting from Scratch

Starting from Scratch

Directed by: James Huang

Scruples

Scruples

Directed by: Alan J. Levi

Cetrdeset osma - Zavera i izdaja

Cetrdeset osma - Zavera i izdaja

Almost Grown

Almost Grown

Written by:

Starring: Tim Daly, Eve Gordon, Rita Taggart, Michael Alldredge

Country: United States of America

Days to next November 24

If November 24, 1988 is your birthday you're 31 years, 9 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 3 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Gracie by George Burns

Gracie

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"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

The Bonfire Of The Vanities by Tom Wolfe

The Bonfire Of The Vanities

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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 .

Final Flight by Stephen Coonts

Final Flight

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The most daring -- and deadly -- terrorist plot of all time is about to unfold aboard the supercarrier USS United States.

Till We Meet Again by Judith Krantz

Till We Meet Again

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Eve dared. . . Eve, with passion that overruled her total innocence, ran away from home to live in unrepentant sin; won stardom singing on the stage of the Parisian music

One by Richard Bach

One

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I gave my life to become the person I am right now. Was it worth it?

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Chopper I

Chopper I

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: SNK

Inside Outing

Inside Outing

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Atari ST, Commodore Amiga

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: NA Epyx; EU The Edge Software

Abracadabra

Abracadabra

Platform: Amstrad CPC, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Proein Soft Line

Atomic Robo-Kid

Atomic Robo-Kid

Platform: Arcade, TurboGrafx-16, Mega Drive/Genesis, Commodore 64, Atari ST, Amiga, Sharp X68000

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: UPL, Treco (Mega Drive version only)

Bloody Wolf

Bloody Wolf

Platform: Arcade Game, TurboGrafx/PC Engine, Virtual Console

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Data East, NEC Home Electronics


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