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Tuesday May 31, 1988

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 31, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lisa Bund and Welven Da Great. In that special week of May people in US were listening to One More Try by George Michael. In UK With A Little Help From My Friends / She's Leaving Home by Wet Wet Wet / Billy Bragg With Cara Tivey was in the top 5 hits. Puss in Boots, directed by Eugene Marner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Big Picture. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Legendary Wings or Batman: The Caped Crusader.
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What the sky looked like on 31 May 1988

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Puss in Boots

Directed by: Eugene Marner

Starring: Christopher Walken, Jason Connery, Carmela Marner, Yossi Graber

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The Presidio

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Starring: Sean Connery, Mark Harmon, Meg Ryan, Jack Warden

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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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TV Series

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

The Big Picture

Directed by: Eric Lartigau

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Bereitschaft Dr. Federau

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TV Pirata

Starring: Débora Bloch, Louise Cardoso, Regina Casé, Luiz Fernando Guimarães

Country: Brazil

The Movie Game

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 May 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • World No Tobacco Day.
  • Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
  • Saint Gislemerio
  • Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
  • Saint Petronella.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • U.S. President Ronald Reagan addresses 600 Moscow State University students, during his visit to the Soviet Union.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 31, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

A Brief History Of Time

By: Stephen W. Hawking

Stephen Hawking has earned a reputation as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein. In this landmark volume, Professor Hawking shares his blazing intellect with nonscientists everywhere, guiding us expertly to

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Prelude To Foundation

By: Isaac Asimov

It is the year 12,020 G.E. and Emperor Cleon I sits uneasily on the Imperial throne of Trantor. Here in the great multidomed capital of the Galactic Empire, forty billion people

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Freud

By: Peter Gay

A national bestseller"A magisterial contribution to the history of ideas. A fresh, illuminating perspective on one of the pivotal figures of our time." ―J. Anthony Lukas "[This] remarkable biography… briskly traces the story of Freud's life and education, deftly weaving ...

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Baal

Baal

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS

Genre: Action game, Platform game

Publisher: Psyclapse

The Colony

Platform: Macintosh, DOS, Amiga

Genre: First-person shooter, Adventure, Puzzle

Publisher: Mindscape

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Batman: The Caped Crusader

Batman: The Caped Crusader

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Apple II, MS-DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action adventure

Publisher: Ocean Software

Hot Rod

Hot Rod

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

Genre: Racing game

Publisher: Sega (Arcade) Activision (computers)

Legendary Wings

Legendary Wings

Platform: Arcade, NES

Genre: Scrolling shooter, platform

Publisher: Capcom

Home videos

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

School Daze

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Vice Versa

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Jaws: The Revenge

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Biloxi Blues

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