Tuesday 12 January 1988
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Chimneyswift11 and Claude Giroux.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Got My Mind Set On You by George Harrison.
In UK Heaven Is A Place On Earth by Belinda Carlisle was in the top 5 hits.
Good Morning, Vietnam, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while The Cardinal of the Kremlin by Tom Clanc was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching MAZ ab!.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Haunted Castle or Amiga Soccer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 January 1988 ?
- In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
- In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
- In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
- Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day
- Chimneyswift11 : YouTube Star.
- Claude Giroux: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Ytalo : Brazilian footballer.
- Holder da Silva: Guinea-Bissauan sprinter.
- Andrew Lawrence: American actor.
- Connie Mulder: South African politician (Born 1925).
- Willie Stargell (Pittsburgh Pirates player), elected to Baseball Hall of Fame.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- George Harrison - Got My Mind Set On You
- Whitney Houston - So Emotional
- Michael Jackson - The Way You Make Me Feel
- INXS - Need You Tonight
- Tiffany - Could've Been
- Bangles - Hazy Shade Of Winter
- Elton John - Candle In The Wind (Live)
- Taylor Dayne - Tell It To My Heart
- George Michael - Faith
- Whitesnake - Is This Love
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