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Friday 27 May 1988

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. 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 Zoya by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bereitschaft Dr. Federau. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Insector X or F-16 Combat Pilot.
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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
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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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Books

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

Zoya

By: Danielle Steel

Against the backdrop of the Russian Revolution and World War I Europe, Zoya, young cousin to the Tsar, flees St. Petersburg to Paris to find safety. Her entire world forever changed, she faces hard times and joins the Ballet Russe ...

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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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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 Shell Seekers

By: Rosamunde Pilcher

"A huge warm saga . . . A deeply satisfying story written with love and confidence." --Maeve Binchy in The New York Times Book ReviewFor the first time ever in trade

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Caveman Ugh-Lympics

Platform: Commodore 64, DOS, Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Sports (Olympic)

Publisher: Electronic Arts, Data East USA (NES)

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Denizen

Denizen

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Players Software

Insector X

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, Sega Mega Drive, PlayStation 2

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Taito, Hot-B, Sage's Creation

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8 Eyes

Platform: NES

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: JP SETA; NA Taxan

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F-16 Combat Pilot

F-16 Combat Pilot

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

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Digital Integration Action Sixteen Premier (Budget) Electronic Arts (DOS)

Home videos

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

La Bamba

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Beverly Hills Cop II

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The Principal

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Full Metal Jacket

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Planes, Trains and Automobiles

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