Tuesday February 02, 1988

US date format: 2/2/1988, UK date format: 2/2/1988

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 2, 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 Zosia Mamet and Kathryn Eastwood. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Could've Been by Tiffany. In UK I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Stand and Deliver, directed by Ramón Menéndez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Mongoose R.I.P. by William F. Buckley Jr was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Adventures Beyond Belief. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jaseiken Necromancer or Image Fight.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
  • St. Adelbald
  • Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
  • United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
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Movies

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Stand and Deliver

Stand and Deliver

Directed by: Ramón Menéndez

Starring: Edward James Olmos, Estelle Harris, Mark Phelan, Virginia Paris

Country: United States of America

Amsterdamned

Amsterdamned

Directed by: Dick Maas

Starring: Huub Stapel, Monique van de Ven, Serge-Henri Valcke, Hidde Maas

Action Jackson

Action Jackson

Directed by: Craig R. Baxley

Starring: Carl Weathers, Craig T. Nelson, Vanity, Sharon Stone

The Unbearable Lightness of Being

The Unbearable Lightness of Being

Directed by: Philip Kaufman

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Juliette Binoche, Lena Olin, Derek de Lint

Country: United States of America

Cop

Cop

Directed by: James B. Harris

Starring: James Woods, Lesley Ann Warren, Charles Durning, Charles Haid

TV Series

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Adventures Beyond Belief

Adventures Beyond Belief

Directed by: Marcus Tompson

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America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back

America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back

Sonny Spoon

Sonny Spoon

Medisch Centrum West

Medisch Centrum West

Days to next February 02

If February 02, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 7 months, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 4 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Mongoose R.I.P. by William F. Buckley Jr

Mongoose R.I.P.

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The Kennedy administration has plans to end the reign of Fidel Castro, and CIA operative Blackford Oakes becomes the point man in the secret maneuverings.

Patriot Games by Tom Clancy

Patriot Games

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From Tom Clancy, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Ryan novels--including his latest blockbusters Command Authority and Threat Vector--comes a gripping story of the Ryan family under

The Cat Who Came For Christmas by Cleveland Amory

The Cat Who Came For Christmas

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'Twas the night before Christmas when a bedraggled white feline enters the heart--and home--of Cleveland Amory. To say it is a friendly takeover is an understatement.

Heaven And Hell by John Jakes

Heaven And Hell

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The bestselling saga that has sold more than 5 million copies.The books that inspired the smash-hit television miniseries.Beautifully repackaged for the Dutton hardcover release of On Secret Service--John Jakes's long-awaited return

Mortal Fear by Robin Cook

Mortal Fear

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A harrowing medical nightmare on the cutting edge of genetic research, Mortal Fear goes into the controversial future of modern medicine.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Fire-Brigade The Battle for Kiev - 1943

Fire-Brigade The Battle for Kiev - 1943

Platform: IBM PC DOS 3.0 Mac OS 2.0 Atari Amiga

Genre: Computer Wargame

Publisher: Panther Games Pty Ltd

Jaseiken Necromancer

Jaseiken Necromancer

Platform: PC Engine, Mobile phone, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network

Genre: Action/role-playing video game

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Abadox: The Deadly Inner War

Abadox: The Deadly Inner War

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Natsume, Milton Bradley

Image Fight

Image Fight

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

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Irem

Laser Squad

Laser Squad

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

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Blade Software Micro League Multimedia (PC)

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 02, 1988?

On February 02, 1988 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is February 02, 1988?

On February 02, 1988 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 02, 1988?

On February 02, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 02, 1988?

On February 02, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 02, 1988?

On February 02, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 02, 1988?

On February 02, 1988 several famous people were born including, Zosia Mamet, Kathryn Eastwood, Wuzzam Supa.

Which famous people died on February 02, 1988?

Famous people died on February 02, 1988 include, Marcel Bozzuffi, G Mennen Williams, Clive Epstein.

What was the number one song in February 02, 1988?

The number one song in the week of February 02, 1988 was Could've Been by Tiffany in US and I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue in UK.

What were the top hits on February 02, 1988?

The top hits on February 02, 1988 were Could've Been by Tiffany, Hazy Shade Of Winter by Bangles, Need You Tonight by INXS in US and I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue, I Think We're Alone Now by Tiffany, When Will I Be Famous by Bros in UK.


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