#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Saturday 9 January 1988

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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. Good Morning, Vietnam, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Alaska by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching MAZ ab!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fire King or Famicom Tantei Club: Kieta Kōkeisha.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1988 or at January 09 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 9 January 1988 and get them!

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

More info

*batteries not included

Directed by: Matthew Robbins

Starring: Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy, Frank McRae

Country: United States

More info

Moonstruck

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Cher, Nicolas Cage, Olympia Dukakis

Country: United States

More info

Overboard

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Edward Herrmann

Country: United States

More info

Empire of the Sun

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson

Country: United States

More info

What the sky looked like on 9 January 1988

Get the star map showing the sky over this special date

Get the map of stars on this day

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

More info

The Stars

Starring: Nigel Henbest

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

More info

A Bit of Fry and Laurie

Starring: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

More info

Star Trek: The Next Generation

Written by: Gene Roddenberry

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

Country: United States

More info

Tour of Duty

Written by: L. Travis Clark, Steve Duncan

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

Country: United States

More info

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 9 January 1988!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 January 1988 ?

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.
  • 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 09 January
Facts:
  • English Earl of Saint Andrews marries Sylvana Tomaselli.
  • US male Figure Skating championship won by Brian Boitano.

Magazine Covers

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

Life magazine

Search For Your Ancestors

Sport Games on 9 January 1988

NFL
American Football
  • Indianapolis Colts - Cleveland Browns : 21 - 38
  • Minnesota Vikings - San Francisco 49ers : 36 - 24
See all American Football game results of 9 January 1988

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 9 January 1988 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Books

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

Alaska

By: James A. Michener

In this sweeping epic of the northernmost American frontier, James A. Michener guides us through Alaska’s fierce terrain and history, from the long-forgotten past to the bustling present.

More info

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.

More info

Kaleidoscope

By: Danielle Steel

When a beautiful young Frenchwoman and a brilliant American actor meet in wartime Paris, their love begins like a fairy tale but ends in tragedy. Suddenly orphaned, their three children are cruelly separated.

More info

Heaven And Hell

By: John Jakes

The bestselling saga that has sold more than 5 million copies.The books that inspired the smash-hit television miniseries.Beautifully repackaged for the Dutton hardcover release of On Secret Service--John Jakes's long-awaited return

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Last Ninja 2: Back with a Vengeance

Last Ninja 2: Back with a Vengeance

Platform: Last Ninja 2: 1988: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC 1989: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, 1990: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, NES (as The Last Ninja) 2008: Virtual Console Last Ninja Remix: 1990: Commodore

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Activision Ubi Soft (10 Megahits Vol. 3) Ocean Software (100% Dynamite) Jaleco

Jet-Story

Jet-Story

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action Arcade game

Publisher: Ultrasoft

Fire King

Platform: Commodore 64, Commodore 128, DOS

Genre: Action Role-playing video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

More info
Arcade Volleyball

Arcade Volleyball

Platform: Commodore 64, Amiga

Genre: Sports

Publisher: COMPUTE! Publications, Inc.

Famicom Tantei Club: Kieta Kōkeisha

Famicom Tantei Club: Kieta Kōkeisha

Platform: Family Computer Disk System, Game Boy Advance, Virtual Console

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Nintendo


#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 9 January 1988 is such a special date for you!