Thursday January 07, 1988, Orthodox Christmas

US date format: 1/7/1988, UK date format: 7/1/1988

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 7, 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 Robert Sheenan and Haley Bennett. In that special week of January people in US were listening to So Emotional by Whitney Houston. In UK Heaven Is A Place On Earth by Belinda Carlisle was in the top 5 hits. The Killing Time, directed by Rick King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while The Icarus Agenda by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Finders Keepers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Altered Beast or Goody.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Raymond of Pe�afort.
  • Christmas Day in the Julian calendar. This is the day on which Christmas is celebrated in most Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches.
  • European traditional - Distaff day: women's traditional work begins again after Epiphany.

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Movies

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The Killing Time

The Killing Time

Directed by: Rick King

Starring: Beau Bridges, Kiefer Sutherland, Wayne Rogers, Joe Don Baker

The Sicilian

The Sicilian

Directed by: Michael Cimino

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Terence Stamp, Joss Ackland, John Turturro

Aenigma

Aenigma

Directed by: Lucio Fulci

Starring: Jared Martin, Lara Lamberti, Ulli Reinthaler, Sophie d'Aulan

Big Bad Mama II

Big Bad Mama II

Directed by: Jim Wynorski

Starring: Angie Dickinson, Robert Culp, Danielle Brisebois, Julie McCullough

Kiss Daddy Goodnight

Kiss Daddy Goodnight

Directed by: Peter Ily Huemer

Starring: Uma Thurman, Paul Dillon, Paul Richards, Steve Buscemi

TV Series

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Finders Keepers

Finders Keepers

Directed by: Bryan Carberry

The Thorns

The Thorns

Kampf der Tiger

Kampf der Tiger

Shoukoushi Sedi

Shoukoushi Sedi

Takeda Shingen

Takeda Shingen

Days to next January 07

If January 07, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 8 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 10 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Icarus Agenda by Robert Ludlum

The Icarus Agenda

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Colorado Congressman Evan Kendrick is trying to live out his term quietly when a political mole reveals his deepest secret: Kendrick was the anonymous hero who freed the hostages held by Arab terrorists in the American embassy in Masqat, and …

The National Geographic Society by C. D. B. Bryan

The National Geographic Society

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For more than 100 years, the National Geographic Society has been bringing to a world-wide audience true stories of adventure, discovery and nature wonders.

Legacy by James A. Michener

Legacy

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In this sweeping novel inspired by the Iran-Contra affair, master storyteller James A. Michener conjures the triumphs and tragedies of one family and their dynamic role in the history of the

Rubber Legs And White Tail-Hairs by Patrick F. McManus

Rubber Legs And White Tail-Hairs

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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

Till We Meet Again by Judith Krantz

Till We Meet Again

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Eve dared. . . Eve, with passion that overruled her total innocence, ran away from home to live in unrepentant sin; won stardom singing on the stage of the Parisian music

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Eco

Eco

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Life simulation game

Publisher: Ocean Software

Exile

Exile

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

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Superior Software, Audiogenic

Altered Beast

Altered Beast

Platform: MS-DOS, Amstrad CPC, MSX, Family Computer, Atari ST, Commodore Amiga, Master System, Mega Drive/Genesis, PC Engine, Commodore 64, Xbox 360 (Xbox Live Arcade), iOS, ZX Spectrum, PlayStation 2

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

Gamma Strike

Gamma Strike

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Publisher: Gamesware

Goody

Goody

Platform: Amstrad CPC, DOS, ZX Spectrum, MSX

Genre: Action game, Platform game

Publisher: Opera Soft

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 07, 1988?

On January 07, 1988 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is January 07, 1988?

On January 07, 1988 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 07, 1988?

On January 07, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 07, 1988?

On January 07, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 07, 1988?

On January 07, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 07, 1988?

On January 07, 1988 several famous people were born including, Robert Sheenan, Haley Bennett, Haley Bennett.

Which famous people died on January 07, 1988?

Famous people died on January 07, 1988 include, Michel Auclair, Trevor Howard.

What was the number one song in January 07, 1988?

The number one song in the week of January 07, 1988 was So Emotional by Whitney Houston in US and Heaven Is A Place On Earth by Belinda Carlisle in UK.

What were the top hits on January 07, 1988?

The top hits on January 07, 1988 were So Emotional by Whitney Houston, Got My Mind Set On You by George Harrison, Faith by George Michael in US and Heaven Is A Place On Earth by Belinda Carlisle, Always On My Mind by Pet Shop Boys, House Arrest by Krush in UK.


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