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Monday 8 February 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. Amsterdamned, directed by Dick Maas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Leaving Home by Garrison Keillor was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Adventures Beyond Belief. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dynamite Düx or Hidden Agenda.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1988 or at February 08 across the years.

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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 ?

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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The Sisterhood

Directed by: Cirio H. Santiago

Starring: Rebecca Holden, Chuck Wagner, Lynn-Holly Johnson, Barbara Patrick

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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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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

The Fear

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

DR-Derude

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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Facts:
  • NASA launches DOD-2.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 08, 1988 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on February 08, 1988 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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Magazine Covers

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

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

Leaving Home

By: Garrison Keillor

In the first collection of Lake Wobegon monologues, Keillor tells readers more about some of the people from Lake Wobegon Days and introduces some new faces.

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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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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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The Tommyknockers

By: Stephen King

Master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic, terrifying #1 New York Times bestseller about a terrifying otherworldly discovery and the effects it has a on a small town.“Late

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Batman: The Caped Crusader

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

Genre: Action adventure

Publisher: Ocean Software

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Gold Rush!

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Atari ST, Macintosh, Apple II, Apple IIGS

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Sierra On-Line The Software Farm Sunlight Games

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Dynamite Düx

Dynamite Düx

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Sega Master System, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

Keith Courage in Alpha Zones

Keith Courage in Alpha Zones

Platform: PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Hudson Soft NEC

Hidden Agenda

Platform: Macintosh, DOS

Genre: Government simulation game

Publisher: Springboard

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Home videos

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

Off Limits

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Fatal Beauty

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Barfly

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She's Having a Baby

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Critters 2: The Main Course

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