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Wednesday May 25, 1988

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 25, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Emzy255 and Cameron van der Burgh. In that special week of May people in US were listening to One More Try by George Michael. In UK Perfect by Fairground Attraction was in the top 5 hits. Big, directed by Penny Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Beloved by Toni Morrison was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bereitschaft Dr. Federau. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Emlyn Hughes International Soccer or The Legend of Blacksilver.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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What the sky looked like on 25 May 1988

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Movies

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

Big

Directed by: Penny Marshall

Starring: Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia, John Heard

Country: United States

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The Frog Prince

Directed by: Jackson Hunsicker

Starring: Aileen Quinn, John Paragon, Helen Hunt, Clive Revill

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A Handful of Dust

Directed by: Charles Sturridge

Starring: James Wilby, Kristin Scott Thomas, Richard Beale, Jackson Kyle

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The Other Side of Midnight

Directed by: Charles Jarrott

Starring: Marie-France Pisier, John Beck, Susan Sarandon, Raf Vallone

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Vampire's Kiss

Directed by: Robert Bierman

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Maria Conchita Alonso, Jennifer Beals, Elizabeth Ashley

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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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Ciel mon mardi!

Go for It

MTV News at Night

Beau et chaud

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 May 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Latvia - Urbanas Diena observed
  • Saint Reinolf
  • Saint Marie-Madeleine-Sofie Barat (died 1865)
  • Virginia - Confederate Memorial Day (1868)
  • Argentina - Day of May Revolution/National Day (1810)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ernst Ruska: German physicist and academic Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1988).
Facts:
  • PSV wins Europe Cup.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 25, 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 May 1988 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. QUE TE PASA - Yuri
  2. LA ULTIMA LUNA - Emmanuel
  3. Braulio - EL VICIO DE TU BOCA
  4. Y AHORA TE VAS - Los Bukis
  5. Juan Gabriel - DEBO HACERLO
  6. AY AMOR - Ana Gabriel
  7. TOCO MADERA - Raphael
  8. QUERIENDO Y NO - Isabel Pantoja
  9. CUPIDO - El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico
  10. CUANDO EL AMOR SE ACABA - Jose Feliciano
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Fairground Attraction - Perfect
  2. With A Little Help From My Friends / She's Leaving Home - Wet Wet Wet / Billy Bragg With Cara Tivey
  3. S-Express - Theme From S-Express
  4. Kylie Minogue - Got To Be Certain
  5. New Order - Blue Monday 1988

Books

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

Beloved

By: Toni Morrison

Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby.

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The Icarus Agenda

By: Robert Ludlum

Colorado Congressman Evan Kendrick is trying to live out his term quietly when a political mole reveals his deepest secret: Kendrick was the anonymous hero who freed the hostages held by Arab terrorists in the American embassy in Masqat, and ...

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For The Record

By: Donald T. Regan

In this provocative and stunningly insightful memoir, Donald T. Regan takes us down the corridors of power in Washington and into the heart of the Reagan Administration.

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Washington Goes To War

By: David Brinkley

Though it is today the hub of international affairs and government, Washington, D.C. was once little more than a small Southern town that happened to host our nationally elected officials.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Kings of the Beach

Kings of the Beach

Platform: Commodore 64/128, DOS, NES

Genre: Sports (beach volleyball)

Publisher: Electronic Arts Ultra Games (NES)

Emlyn Hughes International Soccer

Emlyn Hughes International Soccer

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

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Audiogenic Software Ltd.

The Colony

Platform: Macintosh, DOS, Amiga

Genre: First-person shooter, Adventure, Puzzle

Publisher: Mindscape

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The Legend of Blacksilver

The Legend of Blacksilver

Platform: Commodore 64, Apple II

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Epyx

Demon's Winter

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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Home videos

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

Three O'Clock High

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School Daze

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The Pick-up Artist

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The Untouchables

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The Princess Bride

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