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Thursday May 26, 1988

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 26, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Juan Cuadrado and Andrea Catellani. 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 The Rise And Fall Of The Great Powers by Paul Kennedy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bereitschaft Dr. Federau. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Anticipation or Apache 3.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 26 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 26 May 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Germain of Paris
  • Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
  • Saint William of Aquitaine
  • Saint Simitrius
  • Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers sweep Boston Bruins in 4 games

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 26, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Life magazine Beano comics

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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 ?

The Rise And Fall Of The Great Powers

By: Paul Kennedy

About national and international power in the "modern" or Post Renaissance period. Explains how the various powers have risen and fallen over the 5 centuries since the formation of the "new

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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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Moonwalk

By: Michael Jackson

The #1 New York Times bestseller! Michael Jackson’s one and only autobiography – his life, in his words. With original Foreword by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, a new Introduction by Motown founder

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Hot Money

By: Dick Francis

A classic mystery from Dick Francis, the champion of English storytellers. Malcolm Pembroke didn't get rich without making a few enemies - not least among the

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Anticipation

Anticipation

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Board game

Publisher: Nintendo

Heavy Unit

Heavy Unit

Platform: Arcade, PC Engine, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Horizontal Scrolling Shooter

Publisher: Taito

Cyberball

Cyberball

Platform: Arcade, NES, Mega Drive/Genesis, Atari ST, Amiga, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, XBLA

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Games

Apache 3

Apache 3

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Tatsumi (Japan) Data East (North America)

Forgotten Worlds

Platform: Arcade, Mega Drive/Genesis, Amiga, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Master System, TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Horizontal scrolling shooter

Publisher: Capcom

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Home videos

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

Maniac Cop

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Shakedown

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Born in East L.A.

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The Untouchables

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La Bamba

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