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Monday 1 February 1988

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Andie Valentino and Mark Healey. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Could've Been by Tiffany. In UK I Think We're Alone Now by Tiffany was in the top 5 hits. The Unbearable Lightness of Being, directed by Philip Kaufman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Love, Medicine & Miracles by Bernie S. Siegel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching World Ninja War Jiraiya. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arcade Game Construction Kit or Last Ninja 2: Back with a Vengeance.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

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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The Stars

Starring: Nigel Henbest

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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A Bit of Fry and Laurie

Starring: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Star Trek: The Next Generation

Written by: Gene Roddenberry

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Country: United States

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Tour of Duty

Written by: L. Travis Clark, Steve Duncan

Starring: Terence Knox, Stephen Caffrey, Tony Becker, Miguel A. Núñez Jr.

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 February 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
  • In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
  • Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
  • The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
  • The start of Black History Month in the United States.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Heather O'Rourke, American actress (Poltergeist), dies of intestinal ailment at age 12 (born 1975).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Winter Olympics Bonie Blair
  • Time: High school principal Joe Clark wields a baseball bat in a locker-lined hallway
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9102

Books

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

Love, Medicine & Miracles

By: Bernie S. Siegel

Unconditional love is the most powerful stimulant of the immune system. The truth is: love heals. Miracles happen to exceptional patients every day—patients who have the courage to love, those who

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Winter

By: Len Deighton

Epic prelude to the classic spy trilogy, GAME, SET and MATCH, that follows the fortunes of a German dynasty during two world wars.Winter

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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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Presumed Innocent

By: Scott Turow

Hailed as the most suspenseful and compelling novel in decades, PRESUMED INNOCENT brings to life our worst nightmare: that of an ordinary citizen facing conviction for the most terrible of all

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Arcade Game Construction Kit

Arcade Game Construction Kit

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Game Creation System

Publisher: Brøderbund

Last Ninja 2: Back with a Vengeance

Last Ninja 2: Back with a Vengeance

Platform: Last Ninja 2: 1988: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC 1989: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, 1990: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, NES (as The Last Ninja) 2008: Virtual Console Last Ninja Remix: 1990: Commodore

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Activision Ubi Soft (10 Megahits Vol. 3) Ocean Software (100% Dynamite) Jaleco

Atomic Robo-Kid

Platform: Arcade, TurboGrafx-16, Mega Drive/Genesis, Commodore 64, Atari ST, Amiga, Sharp X68000

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: UPL, Treco (Mega Drive version only)

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First Queen

First Queen

Platform: Super Famicom[1] Microsoft Windows Sharp X68000 NEC PC-9801

Genre: Real-time strategy RPG Action RPG

Publisher: Culture Brain

Grand Prix Circuit

Platform: Amiga Amstrad CPC Apple IIGS Commodore 64 DOS Macintosh ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports, Racing

Publisher: Accolade

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