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Friday 12 February 1988

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mike Posner and DeMarco Murray. 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. Hairspray, directed by John Waters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Time Flies by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Fear. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Better Dead Than Alien or Bad Dudes Vs. DragonNinja.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Fear

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Street

Written by: John Mankiewicz, Daniel Pyne

Starring: Stephen Chen, Patrick Garner, Marc Baron, Timothy C. Burns

Country: United States

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The Stars

Starring: Nigel Henbest

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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A Bit of Fry and Laurie

Starring: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Star Trek: The Next Generation

Written by: Gene Roddenberry

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

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Hairspray

Directed by: John Waters

Starring: Sonny Bono, Ruth Brown, Divine

Country: United States

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Stand and Deliver

Directed by: Ramon Menendez

Starring: Edward James Olmos, Estelle Harris, Mark Phelan

Country: United States

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Good Morning, Vietnam

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker, Tung Thanh Tran

Country: United States

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*batteries not included

Directed by: Matthew Robbins

Starring: Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy, Frank McRae

Country: United States

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Overboard

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Edward Herrmann

Country: United States

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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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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Dan Rather -- Feb. 8, 1988
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9103
  • Life: Winter Olympics Bonie Blair

Books

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

Time Flies

By: Bill Cosby

WE'RE ALL GETTING OLDER,AND BILL COSBY KEEPS GETTING BETTERAmerica's best-loved humorist, media personality and bestselling author now brings his unique warmth, wisdom and wit to a subject common to all: aging.

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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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Lightning

By: Dean R. Koontz

A storm struck on the night Laura Shane was born, and there was a strangeness about the weather that people would remember for years.

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Winters' Tales

By: Jonathan Winters

The most original and influential comic mind of our generation gives us a rollicking tour of his expansive imagination. Alongside the hilarity are intimate, revealing, and poignant recollections of childhood`s pains

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Better Dead Than Alien

Better Dead Than Alien

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Electra (ODE) - Worldwide

Bad Dudes Vs. DragonNinja

Bad Dudes Vs. DragonNinja

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, NES, ZX Spectrum, Zeebo

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Data East (Japan) Data East USA (North America) Imagine Software (Europe) Namco Ocean Software Majesco Entertainment G-mode Co., Ltd. (Brazil)

Bio Miracle Bokutte Upa

Bio Miracle Bokutte Upa

Platform: Family Computer Disk System, Family Computer, Mobile Phones (i-mode), Wii (Virtual Console), Nintendo 3DS (Virtual Console), Wii U (Virtual Console)

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Konami

The Colony

Platform: Macintosh, DOS, Amiga

Genre: First-person shooter, Adventure, Puzzle

Publisher: Mindscape

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The Legend of Blacksilver

The Legend of Blacksilver

Platform: Commodore 64, Apple II

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Epyx


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