Saturday January 02, 1988

US date format: 1/2/1988, UK date format: 2/1/1988

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 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 Jonny Evans and Sylvia Chan. 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 Airwolf or Fire-Brigade The Battle for Kiev - 1943.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 02, 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.
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Events

  • 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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Movies

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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 02

If January 02, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 8 months, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 5 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?

Desert Commander

Desert Commander

Platform: NES/Family Computer

Genre: Historic turn-based strategy

Publisher: Kemco

Airwolf

Airwolf

Platform: Arcade, Famicom, NES

Genre: Action / Shooter / Simulator

Publisher: Kyugo (Arcade, Famicom) Acclaim (NES)

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

8 Eyes

8 Eyes

Platform: NES

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: JP SETA; NA Taxan

Legendary Wings

Legendary Wings

Platform: Arcade, NES

Genre: Scrolling shooter, platform

Publisher: Capcom

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On January 02, 1988 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is January 02, 1988?

On January 02, 1988 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 02, 1988?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on January 02, 1988?

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

Which famous people are born on January 02, 1988?

On January 02, 1988 several famous people were born including, Jonny Evans, Sylvia Chan, Damien Tussac.


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