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Saturday 26 November 1988

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tamsin Egerton and Alister Dippner. 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. The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!, directed by David Zucker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Peachtree Road by Anne Rivers Siddons was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Almost Grown. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Corruption or Fire King.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

Directed by: David Zucker

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

Country: United States

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Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Forsythe

Country: United States

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The Land Before Time

Directed by: Don Bluth

Starring: Pat Hingle, Gabriel Damon, Judith Barsi

Country: United States

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Oliver & Company

Directed by: George Scribner

Starring: Joseph Lawrence, Billy Joel, Cheech Marin

Country: United States

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Child's Play

Directed by: Tom Holland

Starring: Catherine Hicks, Chris Sarandon, Alex Vincent

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Almost Grown

Written by: David Chase, Lawrence Konner

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

Country: United States

Mystery Science Theater 3000

Written by: Joel Hodgson

Starring: Kevin Murphy, Trace Beaulieu, Jim Mallon, Michael J. Nelson

Country: United States

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Starring: Elzhana Popova, Atanass Atanassov, Petar Slabakov, Ani Petrova

Country: Bulgaria

This Is David Lander

Starring: Stephen Fry

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Starring: Barbara Topsøe-Rothenborg, Jesper Christensen, Katrine Jensenius, Marie Andersen

Country: Denmark

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 November 1988 ?

  • Mongolia: Independence Day
  • Russia: St. Yuri's Day (1497 - 1649)
  • Also see November 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. saints - Pope Siricius; celebration of the excellence of Saint Genevieve in Paris.
  • Bah�'f Faith: Day of the Covenant
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  • Alexander Volkov, Sergei Krikalev, and Jean-Loup Chretien launch.

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

Peachtree Road

By: Anne Rivers Siddons

Headstrong, independent, and devastatingly beautiful Lucy Bondurant Chastain Venable will never become the demure Southern lady her family requires—while her older cousin, Sheppard Gibbs Bondurant III, is too shy and bookish,

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The Last Lion

By: William Manchester

Spanning the years 1940 to 1965, The Last Lion: Defender of the Realm begins shortly after Winston Churchill became prime minister—when Great Britain stood alone against the overwhelming might of Nazi

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Senatorial Privilege

By: Leo Damore

More than two decades have passed since a car driven by Senator Edward Kennedy plunged off Dike Bridge on Chappaquiddick killing former staffer Mary Jo Kopechne.

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Final Flight

By: Stephen Coonts

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

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Acorn Archimedes, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Apple Macintosh, MS-DOS, Sinclair Spectrum.

Genre: Text Adventure

Publisher: Rainbird Software

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ATF (Advanced Tactical Fighter)

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Digital Integration

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The Bard's Tale III: Thief of Fate

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Fire King

Platform: Commodore 64, Commodore 128, DOS

Genre: Action Role-playing video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Michael Andretti's World GP

Platform: NES

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Varie American Sammy

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