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Sunday 24 January 1988

1988-01-24

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to The Way You Make Me Feel by Michael Jackson. In UK Heaven Is A Place On Earth by Belinda Carlisle was in the top 5 hits. while The Bonfire Of The Vanities by Tom Wolfe was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

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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Overboard

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Edward Herrmann

Country: United States

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Moonstruck

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Cher, Nicolas Cage, Olympia Dukakis

Country: United States

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Wall Street

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Michael Douglas, Tamara Tunie

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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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The Secret Life of Machines

Starring: Tim Hunkin, Rex Garrod, Frances Kay, Meg Amsden

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 January 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
  • Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jade Ewen: English singer-songwriter and actress (Sugababes).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 1st WWF Royal Rumble - Jim Duggan wins
  • 9th ACE Cable Awards
  • 76th Australian Men's Tennis: M Wilander beats P Cash (6-3, 6-7, 3-6, 6-1, 8-6).
  • Australia beats New Zealand 2-0 to win the World Series Cup.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Andrew Lloyd Webber -- Jan. 18, 1988
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9099
  • Time: 1968; (clockwise fr. top L) U.S. troops landing in Vietnam, Janis Joplin, Coretta Scott King, Robert

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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

4x4 Off-Road Racing

4x4 Off-Road Racing

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

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Epyx

Beach Buggy Simulator

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC

Genre: Driving, Shooting

Publisher: Silverbird

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Black Lamp

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

Genre: platform

Publisher: Firebird Software

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Crazy Climber 2

Platform: Arcade, Sharp X68000

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Nichibutsu, HAMSTER(PS4)

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Ingrid's Back

Ingrid's Back

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, MSX

Genre: Text Adventure

Publisher: Level 9


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