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Friday January 1, 1988, NewYear’s Day

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 1, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Saori Hara and Bruna Erhardt. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Faith by George Michael. In UK Always On My Mind by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Bad Taste, directed by Peter Jackson, 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. On TV people were watching Die Hausmeisterin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beyond the Ice Palace or Hoshi wo Sagashite.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 1 January 1988

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Movies

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

Bad Taste

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Terry Potter, Pete O'Herne, Craig Smith, Mike Minett

Country: United States

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Hell High

Directed by: Douglas Grossman

Starring: Maureen Mooney, Christopher Stryker, Christopher Cousins, Millie Prezioso

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Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama

Directed by: David DeCoteau

Starring: Andras Jones, Linnea Quigley, Robin Stille, Hal Havins

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Good Morning, Vietnam

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker, Tung Thanh Tran, Chintara Sukapatana

Country: United States

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A Better Tomorrow II

Directed by: John Woo

Starring: Leslie Cheung, Yun-Fat Chow, Lung Ti, Dean Shek

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TV Series

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

Die Hausmeisterin

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Finders Keepers

Directed by: Bryan Carberry

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T and T

First of the Summer Wine

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 January 1988 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Czech born tennis star Hana Mandikova becomes an Australian Citizen
  • Year of the Reader begins
  • Leo Steiner, New York Carnegie Deli's owner, dies.
  • Miami beats Oklahoma for college football championship.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 01, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1988 ?

Books

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

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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Sarum

By: Edward Rutherfurd

A masterpiece that is breathtaking in its scope, SARUM is an epic novel that traces the entire turbulent course of English history.

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Legacy

By: James A. Michener

In this sweeping novel inspired by the Iran-Contra affair, master storyteller James A. Michener conjures the triumphs and tragedies of one family and their dynamic role in the history of the

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I Think I Don'T Remember

By: Art Buchwald

Another collection of humorous pieces by the wit who takes on Washington single-handed.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Kid Kool

Kid Kool

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Vic Tokai

Kenseiden

Kenseiden

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Platformer, Side-Scroller, Hack & Slash, Action RPG

Publisher: Sega

Beyond the Ice Palace

Beyond the Ice Palace

Platform: Amiga Amstrad CPC Atari ST Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Elite Systems

Amadeus Revenge

Amadeus Revenge

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Music game, Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Systems Editoriale s.r.l.

Hoshi wo Sagashite

Hoshi wo Sagashite

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Sega

Home videos

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

Adventures in Babysitting

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The Pick-Up Artist

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Frantic

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Hellraiser

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Critters 2: The Main Course

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