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Friday May 27, 1988

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 27, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Vahinerii Requillart and Irina Davydova. 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 Scorpius by John Gardner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bereitschaft Dr. Federau. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Battle of Olympus or First Queen.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 27 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 27 May 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Eutropius
  • Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
  • Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
  • Hildebert
  • Pope John I
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Senate ratified a treaty eliminating medium-range nuclear missiles
  • US Senate ratifies a treaty eliminating medium-range nuclear missiles.
  • Microsoft releases Windows 2.1

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 27, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1988?

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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 ?

Scorpius

By: John Gardner

Special Branch is not usually interested in dead bodies found floating in the Thames, except when the corpse is a young girl with an impeccable background; then they become very interested

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Tapestry

By: Belva Plain

Beginning in 1920, paralleling Hitler's rise to power, and encompassing World War II, Bleva Plain's new novel weaves the threads of history into a brilliant tapestry.

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Inheritance

By: Judith Michael

This is a saga of a family pitted against an orphan and of a woman's fight to recover her reputation. A household help to the Salingers befriends the family patriarch and

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Arcade Game Construction Kit

Arcade Game Construction Kit

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Game Creation System

Publisher: Brøderbund

The Battle of Olympus

The Battle of Olympus

Platform: NES, Game Boy

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: JP Imagineer; NA Brøderbund; EU Nintendo; EU Imagineer (Game Boy)

First Queen

First Queen

Platform: Super Famicom[1] Microsoft Windows Sharp X68000 NEC PC-9801

Genre: Real-time strategy RPG Action RPG

Publisher: Culture Brain

Cloud Master

Platform: Arcade, MSX, NES, Sega Master System, Sharp X68000

Genre: Horizontal Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Hot-B

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Gamma Strike

Gamma Strike

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Publisher: Gamesware

Home videos

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

Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise

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Red Heat

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Above the Law

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Off Limits

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Full Metal Jacket

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