Thursday February 04, 1988

US date format: 2/4/1988, UK date format: 4/2/1988

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 4, 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 Jeff Horn and Dallas Lovato. 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 Konami Wai Wai World or Downhill Challenge.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Veronica, patron saint of photographers
  • Ancient Latvia - Biezputras Diena observed.
  • Independence Day in Sri Lanka (1948).
  • Angolan Anniversary of the Outbreak of Armed Struggle against Portuguese Colonialism.
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Events

  • Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega indicted on drug charges

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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

Switch

Switch

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 04

If February 04, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 7 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 8 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?

Batman: The Caped Crusader

Batman: The Caped Crusader

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

Genre: Action adventure

Publisher: Ocean Software

Konami Wai Wai World

Konami Wai Wai World

Platform: Family Computer Mobile Phones

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Konami

Downhill Challenge

Downhill Challenge

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Amiga 500/600 (OCS/ECS), Apple IIGS, IBM PC (DOS), Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Loriciel, Brøderbund

Exile

Exile

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Amiga, Atari ST, CD32

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Superior Software, Audiogenic

Battle Chess

Battle Chess

Platform: Amiga, 3DO Interactive Multiplayer, Acorn Archimedes, Amiga CD32, Amiga CDTV, Apple IIGS, Apple IIe, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, FM Towns, NES, Mac OS, NEC PC-9801, X68000, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Chess

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 04, 1988?

On February 04, 1988 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is February 04, 1988?

On February 04, 1988 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 04, 1988?

On February 04, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 04, 1988?

On February 04, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 04, 1988?

On February 04, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 04, 1988?

On February 04, 1988 several famous people were born including, Jeff Horn, Eoin McDowell, Dallas Lovato.

What was the number one song in February 04, 1988?

The number one song in the week of February 04, 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 04, 1988?

The top hits on February 04, 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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