Sunday January 03, 1988

US date format: 1/3/1988, UK date format: 3/1/1988

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 3, 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 Daniella Garcia-Lorido and Jirard Khalil. 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 Gemstone IV or Jaseiken Necromancer.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • The Festival of Sleep Day
  • In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
  • Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
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Events

  • Israel orders nine Palestinian "instigators" deported from West Beirut.

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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

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Sport Games on January 03, 1988

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NFL

American Football
  • Minnesota Vikings - New Orleans Saints : 44 - 10
  • Seattle Seahawks - Houston Oilers : 20 - 23
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TV Series

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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 03

If January 03, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 8 months, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 12 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Barbarian II: The Dungeon of Drax

Barbarian II: The Dungeon of Drax

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

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Palace Software (Europe), Epyx (North America)

Cabal

Cabal

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, C64, ZX Spectrum, DOS, NES

Genre: Cabal shooter

Publisher: Taito Fabtek

Gemstone IV

Gemstone IV

Platform: Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Publisher: GEnie, AOL, independent

Hoppin' Mad

Hoppin' Mad

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Publisher: Elite Systems

Jaseiken Necromancer

Jaseiken Necromancer

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

Genre: Action/role-playing video game

Publisher: Hudson Soft


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