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Friday February 5, 1988

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 5, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Karin Ontiveros and Kevin J Maclean. 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 Detour by Cheryl Crane with Cliff Jahr was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Adventures Beyond Belief. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Inside Outing or Apache 3.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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What the sky looked like on 5 February 1988

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Stand and Deliver

Directed by: Ramón Menéndez

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

Country: United States

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Amsterdamned

Directed by: Dick Maas

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

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Action Jackson

Directed by: Craig R. Baxley

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

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Cop

Directed by: James B. Harris

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

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She's Having a Baby

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Elizabeth McGovern, Alec Baldwin, James Ray

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Adventures Beyond Belief

Directed by: Marcus Tompson

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Die Hausmeisterin

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 February 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Kashmir Day observes as public holiday in Pakistan.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agatha of Sicily, patron saint of firework makers and glass blowers.
  • Saint Bertolf
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 1st prime-time wrestling match in 30 yrs-Andre beats Hulk Hogan
  • Arizona House of Representatives votes to impeach Republican Governor Evan Mecham.
  • Panamanian General Manuel Noriega indicted by US grand jury on drug charges.
  • Manuel Noriega is indicted on drug smuggling and money laundering charges.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 05, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in February 1988?

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Books

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

Detour

By: Cheryl Crane with Cliff Jahr

Detour - A Hollywood Tragedy: My Life with Lana Turner, My Mother

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The Bonfire Of The Vanities

By: Tom Wolfe

Vintage Tom Wolfe, The Bonfire of the Vanities, the #1 bestseller that will forever define late-twentieth-century New York style. "No one has portrayed New York Society this accurately and devastatingly since Edith Wharton" (The National Review)“A page-turner .

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Mongoose R.I.P.

By: William F. Buckley Jr

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.

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Beloved

By: Toni Morrison

Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Heavy Unit

Heavy Unit

Platform: Arcade, PC Engine, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Horizontal Scrolling Shooter

Publisher: Taito

Desert Commander

Platform: NES/Family Computer

Genre: Historic turn-based strategy

Publisher: Kemco

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Inside Outing

Inside Outing

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

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: NA Epyx; EU The Edge Software

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

Apache 3

Apache 3

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Tatsumi (Japan) Data East (North America)

Home videos

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

Like Father Like Son

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The Principal

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Jaws: The Revenge

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Dirty Dancing

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Fatal Beauty

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