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Thursday 18 February 1988

1988-02-18

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Seasons Change by Expose. In UK I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Hairspray, directed by John Waters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while The Bonfire Of The Vanities by Tom Wolfe was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Hairspray

Directed by: John Waters

Starring: Sonny Bono, Ruth Brown, Divine

Country: United States

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Stand and Deliver

Directed by: Ramon Menendez

Starring: Edward James Olmos, Estelle Harris, Mark Phelan

Country: United States

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The Unbearable Lightness of Being

Directed by: Philip Kaufman

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Juliette Binoche, Lena Olin

Country: United States

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Good Morning, Vietnam

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker, Tung Thanh Tran

Country: United States

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*batteries not included

Directed by: Matthew Robbins

Starring: Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy, Frank McRae

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Fear

Starring: Iain Glen, Susannah Harker, Jesse Birdsall, Anthony Valentine

Country: United Kingdom

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The Street

Written by: John Mankiewicz, Daniel Pyne

Starring: Stephen Chen, Patrick Garner, Marc Baron, Timothy C. Burns

Country: United States

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Encyclopedia

Starring: Ethyl Eichelberger, Jim Fyfe, Alyson Palmer, Faith Prince

Country: United States

Sunday Night

Starring: Edd Hall, Jools Holland, David Sanborn

Country: United States

The Stars

Starring: Nigel Henbest

Country: United Kingdom

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Find out your future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 February 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Independence Day in The Gambia (1965)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Anthony M Kennedy sworn in as US Supreme Court Justice.

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Debi Thomas -- Feb. 15, 1988
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9104
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Dan Rather -- Feb. 8, 1988

Books

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

The Tommyknockers

By: Stephen King

Master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic, terrifying #1 New York Times bestseller about a terrifying otherworldly discovery and the effects it has a on a small town.“Late

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Kaleidoscope

By: Danielle Steel

When a beautiful young Frenchwoman and a brilliant American actor meet in wartime Paris, their love begins like a fairy tale but ends in tragedy. Suddenly orphaned, their three children are cruelly separated.

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The Bonfire Of The Vanities

By: Tom Wolfe

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 .

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Leaving Home

By: Garrison Keillor

In the first collection of Lake Wobegon monologues, Keillor tells readers more about some of the people from Lake Wobegon Days and introduces some new faces.

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Remember when

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Birthday and personalized Football books

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Heroes of the Lance

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, MSX, NES, Sega Master System, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc. U.S. Gold Pony Canyon (NES/Famicom)

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Draconus

Platform: Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Zeppelin Games

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The Final Round

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports (boxing)

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Gamma Strike

Gamma Strike

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Publisher: Gamesware

Lee Trevino's Fighting Golf

Platform: Arcade, NES

Genre: Traditional golf simulation

Publisher: SNK

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