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What Happened on February 08, 1988

US date format: 2/8/1988, UK date format: 8/2/1988

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 8, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nozomi Sasaki (model) and Generous . 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. Hairspray, directed by John Waters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Perestroika by Mikhail Gorbachev was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Red Dwarf. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Haunted Castle or Katakis.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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What the sky looked like on 8 February 1988

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Movies

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

Hairspray

Directed by: John Waters

Starring: Sonny Bono, Ruth Brown, Divine, Debbie Harry

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

Red Dwarf

Written by: Rob Grant, Doug Naylor

Starring: Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules, Chris Barrie, Robert Llewellyn

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Adventures Beyond Belief

Directed by: Marcus Tompson

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The Fear

Starring: Iain Glen, Susannah Harker, Jesse Birdsall, Anthony Valentine

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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London's Burning

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 February 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
  • Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • NASA launches DOD-2.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 08, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Perestroika

By: Mikhail Gorbachev

Perestroika: New Thinking for Our Country and the World

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The Cat Who Came For Christmas

By: Cleveland Amory

'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.

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Winter

By: Len Deighton

Epic prelude to the classic spy trilogy, GAME, SET and MATCH, that follows the fortunes of a German dynasty during two world wars.Winter

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Mortal Fear

By: Robin Cook

A harrowing medical nightmare on the cutting edge of genetic research, Mortal Fear goes into the controversial future of modern medicine.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Katakis

Katakis

Platform: Amiga Commodore 64 iOS (ZX Spectrum Collection)

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Rainbow Arts

Lancelot

Lancelot

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, ZX Spectrum.

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Mandarin Software

Haunted Castle

Haunted Castle

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 2

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Konami

Kenseiden

Kenseiden

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Platformer, Side-Scroller, Hack & Slash, Action RPG

Publisher: Sega

King of Kings

King of Kings

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Turn-based strategy wargame

Publisher: Namco

Home videos

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

Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise

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Frantic

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The Reluctant Dragon

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Johnny Be Good

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Bright Lights, Big City

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