Friday January 01, 1988, NewYear’s Day

US date format: 1/1/1988, UK date format: 1/1/1988

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 1, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Saori Hara and Bruna Erhardt. Bad Taste, directed by Peter Jackson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 On TV people were watching Finders Keepers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cosmic Camouflage or Image Fight.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 01, 1988?


Events

  • 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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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Bad Taste

Bad Taste

Directed by: Peter Jackson

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

Country: United States of America

Hell High

Hell High

Directed by: Douglas Grossman

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

Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama

Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama

Directed by: David DeCoteau

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

Good Morning, Vietnam

Good Morning, Vietnam

Directed by: Barry Levinson

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

Country: United States of America

A Better Tomorrow II

A Better Tomorrow II

Directed by: John Woo

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

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Finders Keepers

Finders Keepers

Directed by: Bryan Carberry

Turn on to T-Bag

Turn on to T-Bag

T and T

T and T

First of the Summer Wine

First of the Summer Wine

Hannay

Hannay

Days to next January 01

If January 01, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 8 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 3 days.
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1987?

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

The Battle of Olympus

The Battle of Olympus

Platform: NES, Game Boy

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: JP Imagineer; NA Brøderbund; EU Nintendo; EU Imagineer (Game Boy)

Cosmic Camouflage

Cosmic Camouflage

Platform: Acorn Electron BBC Micro

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Superior Software Acornsoft

The Final Round

The Final Round

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports (boxing)

Image Fight

Image Fight

Platform: Arcade, NES, PC Engine, Sharp X68000, FM Towns, Virtual Console

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Irem

Caveman Ugh-Lympics

Caveman Ugh-Lympics

Platform: Commodore 64, DOS, Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Sports (Olympic)

Publisher: Electronic Arts, Data East USA (NES)

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 01, 1988?

On January 01, 1988 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is January 01, 1988?

On January 01, 1988 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 01, 1988?

On January 01, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 01, 1988?

On January 01, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 01, 1988?

On January 01, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 01, 1988?

On January 01, 1988 several famous people were born including, Saori Hara, Bruna Erhardt, Nelufar Hedayat.


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