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Friday 12 February 1988

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 12, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mike Posner and Nicolás Otamendi. 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. Stand and Deliver, directed by Ramón Menéndez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while The Tommyknockers by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Adventures Beyond Belief. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Amagon or Gemstone IV.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 12 February 1988

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Movies

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

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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She's Having a Baby

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Elizabeth McGovern, Alec Baldwin, James Ray

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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 12 February 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Saint Alexis of Moscow
  • Saint Benedict of Aniane
  • Red Hand Day
  • Darwin Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Anthony M. Kennedy is appointed to the Supreme Court of the United States.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 12, 1988 - Geocentric view

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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 ?

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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Thriving On Chaos

By: Tom Peters

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

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The Great Depression Of 1990

By: Ravi Batra

From Jacket Flap: Startling in its revelations, bold in its predictions, and overwhelmingly convincing in the evidence it offers, "The Great Depression of 1990" demonstrates that we are headed toward an

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The Bonfire Of The Vanities

By: Tom Wolfe

Vintage Tom Wolfe, The Bonfire of the Vanities, the #1 bestseller that will forever define late-twentieth-century New York style. "No one has portrayed New York Society this accurately and devastatingly since Edith Wharton" (The National Review)“A page-turner .

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

By Fair Means or Foul aka Pro Boxing Simulator

By Fair Means or Foul aka Pro Boxing Simulator

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Fighting game, Sports game

Publisher: Superior/Acornsoft Superior/Alligata Codemasters

Amagon

Platform: NES

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Vic Tokai Corporation[1] American Sammy

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Gemstone IV

Gemstone IV

Platform: Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Publisher: GEnie, AOL, independent

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

Bombuzal

Bombuzal

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, Super NES

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Image Works Kemco

Home videos

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

Red Heat

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Less Than Zero

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The Monster Squad

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Critters 2: The Main Course

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Predator

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