Monday January 11, 1988

US date format: 1/11/1988, UK date format: 11/1/1988

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 11, 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 Kiro (Cinema Bizarre) and Amiyah Scott. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Got My Mind Set On You by George Harrison. In UK Heaven Is A Place On Earth by Belinda Carlisle was in the top 5 hits. Tapeheads, directed by Bill Fishman, 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 Finders Keepers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Kenseiden or Atomic Robo-Kid.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
  • Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
  • Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
  • Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
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Events

  • Test debut of Phil Simmons, West Indies versus India, Madras.
  • USSR announces it will participate in the Seoul Summer Olympics.

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Movies

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Tapeheads

Tapeheads

Directed by: Bill Fishman

Starring: John Cusack, Tim Robbins, Mary Crosby, Clu Gulager

You Can't Hurry Love

You Can't Hurry Love

Directed by: Richard Martini

Starring: David Packer, Scott McGinnis, David Leisure, Anthony Geary

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 New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

That's Love

That's Love

48 Hours

48 Hours

Casa Vianello

Casa Vianello

Days to next January 11

If January 11, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 8 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 18 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Thriving On Chaos by Tom Peters

Thriving On Chaos

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The national bestseller that offers prescriptions for an economic world turned upside down. A New York Times bestseller for eleven months.

Chronicle Of The 20Th Century by Clifton Daniel

Chronicle Of The 20Th Century

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There's never been anything like it. Imagine being able to sweep your eyes over the incredible riches and excitement of our century as reported in the important" News of the Day"

Heaven And Hell by John Jakes

Heaven And Hell

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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

The Cat Who Came For Christmas by Cleveland Amory

The Cat Who Came For Christmas

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'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.

The Tommyknockers by Stephen King

The Tommyknockers

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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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

First Queen

First Queen

Platform: Super Famicom[1] Microsoft Windows Sharp X68000 NEC PC-9801

Genre: Real-time strategy RPG Action RPG

Publisher: Culture Brain

Kenseiden

Kenseiden

Platform: Sega Master System

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

Publisher: Sega

Atomic Robo-Kid

Atomic Robo-Kid

Platform: Arcade, TurboGrafx-16, Mega Drive/Genesis, Commodore 64, Atari ST, Amiga, Sharp X68000

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: UPL, Treco (Mega Drive version only)

The Colony

The Colony

Platform: Macintosh, DOS, Amiga

Genre: First-person shooter, Adventure, Puzzle

Publisher: Mindscape

Battle Chess

Battle Chess

Platform: Amiga, 3DO Interactive Multiplayer, Acorn Archimedes, Amiga CD32, Amiga CDTV, Apple IIGS, Apple IIe, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, FM Towns, NES, Mac OS, NEC PC-9801, X68000, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Chess

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment


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