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Sunday February 14, 1988, Valentine's Day

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 14, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Quentin Mosimann and Asia Nitollano. 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 Thriving On Chaos by Tom Peters was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Adventures Beyond Belief. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hidden Agenda or F-16 Combat Pilot.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 14 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 14 February 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Denmark - Fastelavn. Children dress up, much like Halloween in the US.
  • Arizona - Admission Day (1912).
  • Mexico - Day of National Mourning (1831).
  • Oregon - Admission Day (1859).
  • Western World - Valentine's Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Frederick Loewe: US composer (My Fair Lady), dies at age 84 in Palm Springs, California (born in Vienna, Austria).
Facts:
  • General hospital star Jackie Zeman marries Glenn Gorden
  • Alfredo Stroessner re-elected President of Paraguay.
  • Bobby Allison at age 50 becomes oldest driver to win Daytona 500.
  • At the Cal Neva Club casino in Reno, Nevada, Cammie Brewer wins the largest slot machine jackpot of US$6.8 million on a Megabucks machine, after playing about US$20.
  • Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Classic.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 14, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

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Books

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

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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Winter

By: Len Deighton

Epic prelude to the classic spy trilogy, GAME, SET and MATCH, that follows the fortunes of a German dynasty during two world wars.Winter

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The Rise And Fall Of The Great Powers

By: Paul Kennedy

About national and international power in the "modern" or Post Renaissance period. Explains how the various powers have risen and fallen over the 5 centuries since the formation of the "new

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Mongoose R.I.P.

By: William F. Buckley Jr

The Kennedy administration has plans to end the reign of Fidel Castro, and CIA operative Blackford Oakes becomes the point man in the secret maneuverings.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Hidden Agenda

Hidden Agenda

Platform: Macintosh, DOS

Genre: Government simulation game

Publisher: Springboard

Kenseiden

Kenseiden

Platform: Sega Master System

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

Publisher: Sega

F-16 Combat Pilot

F-16 Combat Pilot

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Digital Integration Action Sixteen Premier (Budget) Electronic Arts (DOS)

Captain Blood

Captain Blood

Platform: Atari ST, Amiga, Apple IIGS, IBM PC, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Thomson TO7, Macintosh,

Genre: Adventure, Simulation

Publisher: Infogrames

8 Eyes

8 Eyes

Platform: NES

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: JP SETA; NA Taxan

Home videos

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

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

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The Pick-up Artist

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D.O.A.

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The Seventh Sign

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Donald in Mathmagic Land

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