Saturday January 09, 1988

US date format: 1/9/1988, UK date format: 9/1/1988

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 9, 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 V Bozeman and Katherine Copely. 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 Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Finders Keepers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing King of Kings or The Adventures of Bayou Billy.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Balloon Ascension Day
  • Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
  • 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
  • 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
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Events

  • English Earl of Saint Andrews marries Sylvana Tomaselli.
  • US male Figure Skating championship won by Brian Boitano.

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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

Sport Games on January 09, 1988

Sport Games on January 09, 1988


NFL

American Football
  • Indianapolis Colts - Cleveland Browns : 21 - 38
  • Minnesota Vikings - San Francisco 49ers : 36 - 24
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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 09

If January 09, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 8 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 19 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?

King of Kings

King of Kings

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Turn-based strategy wargame

Publisher: Namco

Corruption

Corruption

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Acorn Archimedes, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Apple Macintosh, MS-DOS, Sinclair Spectrum.

Genre: Text Adventure

Publisher: Rainbird Software

The Adventures of Bayou Billy

The Adventures of Bayou Billy

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, Virtual Console

Genre: Beat 'em up/shooting/racing

Publisher: Konami

Image Fight

Image Fight

Platform: Arcade, NES, PC Engine, Sharp X68000, FM Towns, Virtual Console

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Irem

Birdie Try

Birdie Try

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Data East


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