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Wednesday 6 January 1988, Epiphany

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Will Shepherd and Mikael Daez. In that special week of January people in US were listening to So Emotional by Whitney Houston. In UK Always On My Mind by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Good Morning, Vietnam, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Rubber Legs And White Tail-Hairs by Patrick F. McManus was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching MAZ ab!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Heavy Unit or Lee Trevino's Fighting Golf.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

The Street

Written by: John Mankiewicz, Daniel Pyne

Starring: Stephen Chen, Patrick Garner, Marc Baron, Timothy C. Burns

Country: United States

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The Stars

Starring: Nigel Henbest

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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A Bit of Fry and Laurie

Starring: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Star Trek: The Next Generation

Written by: Gene Roddenberry

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Country: United States

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Tour of Duty

Written by: L. Travis Clark, Steve Duncan

Starring: Terence Knox, Stephen Caffrey, Tony Becker, Miguel A. Núñez Jr.

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Good Morning, Vietnam

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker, Tung Thanh Tran

Country: United States

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*batteries not included

Directed by: Matthew Robbins

Starring: Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy, Frank McRae

Country: United States

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Overboard

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Edward Herrmann

Country: United States

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Moonstruck

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Cher, Nicolas Cage, Olympia Dukakis

Country: United States

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Wall Street

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Michael Douglas, Tamara Tunie

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 January 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
  • Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
  • In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
  • Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
  • Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
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Famous Deaths:
  • Brent Collins: Soap actor (Another World), dies of heart attack at 46.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mikhail Gorbachev, Man of the Year -- Jan. 4, 1988
  • Life: Year In Pictures
  • Esquire

Books

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

Rubber Legs And White Tail-Hairs

By: Patrick F. McManus

America's favorite outdoor humorist is back with an outrageously fresh collection of stories. He introduces a variety of friends old and new, and takes readers to many exotic locales outdoors and

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The Cat Who Came For Christmas

By: Cleveland Amory

The humorous and heartwarming adventures of the sublime Polar Bear and his crafty owner, Cleveland Amory, originally published in three volumes: The Cat Who Came for Christmas, The Cat and

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Time Flies

By: Bill Cosby

WE'RE ALL GETTING OLDER,AND BILL COSBY KEEPS GETTING BETTERAmerica's best-loved humorist, media personality and bestselling author now brings his unique warmth, wisdom and wit to a subject common to all: aging.

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Presumed Innocent

By: Scott Turow

Hailed as the most suspenseful and compelling novel in decades, PRESUMED INNOCENT brings to life our worst nightmare: that of an ordinary citizen facing conviction for the most terrible of all

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bases Loaded II: Second Season

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Jaleco

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By Fair Means or Foul aka Pro Boxing Simulator

By Fair Means or Foul aka Pro Boxing Simulator

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

Genre: Fighting game, Sports game

Publisher: Superior/Acornsoft Superior/Alligata Codemasters

Blaster Master

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platformer, Run and gun

Publisher: Sunsoft

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Heavy Unit

Platform: Arcade, PC Engine, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Horizontal Scrolling Shooter

Publisher: Taito

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Lee Trevino's Fighting Golf

Platform: Arcade, NES

Genre: Traditional golf simulation

Publisher: SNK

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