Saturday November 26, 1988

US date format: 11/26/1988, UK date format: 26/11/1988

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 26, 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 Tamsin Egerton and Jassi Gill. 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 Cycle Race: Road Man or Better Dead Than Alien.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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.
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Events

  • Alexander Volkov, Sergei Krikalev, and Jean-Loup Chretien launch.

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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

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

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

Country: United States of America

Days to next November 26

If November 26, 1988 is your birthday you're 31 years, 10 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 25 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?

Anticipation

Anticipation

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Board game

Publisher: Nintendo

Battlehawks 1942

Battlehawks 1942

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Flight simulation

Publisher: Lucasfilm Games

Cycle Race: Road Man

Cycle Race: Road Man

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Alternative sports (biking)[1][2] Strategy

Publisher: Tokyo Shoseki

Better Dead Than Alien

Better Dead Than Alien

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Electra (ODE) - Worldwide

Bakutotsu Kijūtei

Bakutotsu Kijūtei

Platform: Arcade, Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Namco

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on November 26, 1988?

On November 26, 1988 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is November 26, 1988?

On November 26, 1988 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on November 26, 1988?

On November 26, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 26, 1988?

On November 26, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on November 26, 1988?

On November 26, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on November 26, 1988?

On November 26, 1988 several famous people were born including, Tamsin Egerton, Alister Dippner, Jassi Gill.

What was the number one song in November 26, 1988?

The number one song in the week of November 26, 1988 was Bad Medicine by Bon Jovi in US and First Time by Robin Beck in UK.

What were the top hits on November 26, 1988?

The top hits on November 26, 1988 were Bad Medicine by Bon Jovi, Baby, I Love Your Way/Freebird Medley by Will To Power, Desire by U2 in US and First Time by Robin Beck, Orinoco Flow by Enya, Je Ne Sais Pas Pourquoi by Kylie Minogue in UK.


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