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Saturday January 2, 1988

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 2, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jonny Evans and Sylvia Chan. 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 Heaven And Hell by John Jakes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Die Hausmeisterin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing F-1 Dream or Hard Head.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 2 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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First of the Summer Wine

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 January 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
  • Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
  • Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
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Facts:
  • Mulroney and Reagan sign Canada-US free trade agreement
  • Ashland Oil storage tank spills 3.8 million gallons, Pennsylvania.
  • Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney and US President Ronald Reagan sign Canada-US free trade agreement.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 02, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

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Books

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

Heaven And Hell

By: John Jakes

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

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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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Patriot Games

By: Tom Clancy

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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bases Loaded II: Second Season

Bases Loaded II: Second Season

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Jaleco

Cybernoid II: The Revenge

Cybernoid II: The Revenge

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

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Hewson Consultants

F-1 Dream

F-1 Dream

Platform: Arcade PC Engine

Genre: Formula One racing

Publisher: Capcom (AC) NEC Avenue (PCE)

Donald Land

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action[2] Platformer

Publisher: Data East

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Hard Head

Hard Head

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform

Home videos

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

The Pick-up Artist

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Full Metal Jacket

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Beetlejuice

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Can't Buy Me Love

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Fatal Attraction

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