Saturday March 12, 1988

US date format: 3/12/1988, UK date format: 12/3/1988

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 12, 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 Elly Jackson and Ricardo Alvarez. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley. In UK I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Dominick and Eugene, directed by Robert M. Young, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Lightning by Dean R. Koontz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Der Geisterwald oder Des Raben Rache. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hot Chase or Birdie Try.
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Holidays

  • Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
  • Flag Day in Venezuela.
  • "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
  • Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
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Dominick and Eugene

Dominick and Eugene

Directed by: Robert M. Young

Starring: Tom Hulce, Ray Liotta, Jamie Lee Curtis, Robert Levine

Tiger on Beat

Tiger on Beat

Directed by: Chia-Liang Liu

Starring: Yun-Fat Chow, Nina Li Chi, Conan Lee, Norman Chu

The Milagro Beanfield War

The Milagro Beanfield War

Directed by: Robert Redford

Starring: Rubén Blades, Richard Bradford, Sônia Braga, Julie Carmen

Ödipussi

Ödipussi

Directed by: Vicco von Bülow

Starring: Vicco von Bülow, Katharina Brauren, Evelyn Hamann, Edda Seippel

Masquerade

Masquerade

Directed by: Bob Swaim

Starring: Rob Lowe, Meg Tilly, Kim Cattrall, Doug Savant

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TV Series

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Der Geisterwald oder Des Raben Rache

Der Geisterwald oder Des Raben Rache

Red Dwarf

Red Dwarf

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Starring: Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules, Chris Barrie, Robert Llewellyn

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Adventures Beyond Belief

Adventures Beyond Belief

Directed by: Marcus Tompson

Eisenhower & Lutz

Eisenhower & Lutz

Mr. Majeika

Mr. Majeika

Days to next March 12

If March 12, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 6 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 15 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Lightning by Dean R. Koontz

Lightning

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

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.

The Tenants Of Time by Thomas Flanagan

The Tenants Of Time

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Volume 2 of Thomas Flanagan’s Irish History Trilogy The second volume of Thomas Flanagan’s best-selling Irish-history trilogy (which begins with The Year of the French and closes with The End of the Hunt) is set at the turn of the …

The Great Depression Of 1990 by Ravi Batra

The Great Depression Of 1990

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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

Love, Medicine & Miracles by Bernie S. Siegel

Love, Medicine & Miracles

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Unconditional love is the most powerful stimulant of the immune system. The truth is: love heals. Miracles happen to exceptional patients every day - patients who have the courage to love, those who have the courage to work with their …

Videogames

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Draconus

Draconus

Platform: Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Zeppelin Games

Hot Chase

Hot Chase

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Driving

Inside Outing

Inside Outing

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Atari ST, Commodore Amiga

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: NA Epyx; EU The Edge Software

Cyberball

Cyberball

Platform: Arcade, NES, Mega Drive/Genesis, Atari ST, Amiga, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, XBLA

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Games

Birdie Try

Birdie Try

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Data East


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