Monday February 15, 1988

US date format: 2/15/1988, UK date format: 15/2/1988

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see zodiac on February 15, 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 Jessica De Gouw and Rui Patrício. In that special week of February people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. Bloodsport, directed by Newt Arnold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Mongoose R.I.P. by William F. Buckley Jr 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 Heavy Unit or F/A-18 Interceptor.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1988, at February 15 across the years or at February 1988 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • John Frum Day in Vanuatu [1]
  • Gummy Bear Day in United States
  • National Day in Serbia
  • Lupercalia
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Events

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.

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Movies

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The Unbearable Lightness of Being

The Unbearable Lightness of Being

Directed by: Philip Kaufman

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Juliette Binoche, Lena Olin, Derek de Lint

Country: United States of America

Stand and Deliver

Stand and Deliver

Directed by: Ramón Menéndez

Starring: Edward James Olmos, Estelle Harris, Mark Phelan, Virginia Paris

Country: United States of America

Hairspray

Hairspray

Directed by: John Waters

Starring: Sonny Bono, Ruth Brown, Divine, Debbie Harry

Country: United States of America

Bloodsport

Bloodsport

Directed by: Newt Arnold

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Donald Gibb, Leah Ayres, Norman Burton

Country: United States of America

Amsterdamned

Amsterdamned

Directed by: Dick Maas

Starring: Huub Stapel, Monique van de Ven, Serge-Henri Valcke, Hidde Maas

TV Series

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Red Dwarf

Red Dwarf

Written by:

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

Der Geisterwald oder Des Raben Rache

Der Geisterwald oder Des Raben Rache

The Secret Life of Machines

The Secret Life of Machines

Starring: Tim Hunkin, Rex Garrod, Frances Kay, Meg Amsden

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

World Ninja War Jiraiya

World Ninja War Jiraiya

Starring: Dorothée

Country: Japan

Days to next February 15

If February 15, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 9 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 13 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Mongoose R.I.P. by William F. Buckley Jr

Mongoose R.I.P.

By:

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.

Thai Horse by William Diehl

Thai Horse

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"It's enough to make Ludlum seem humdrum."ATLANTA JOURNAL & CONSTITUTIONChristian Hatcher, the licensed killer they call the Shadow Warrior, is out of jail and looking for the betrayer that got him

Winter by Len Deighton

Winter

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

Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow

Presumed Innocent

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Hailed as the most suspenseful and compelling novel in decades, PRESUMED INNOCENT brings to life our worst nightmare: that of an ordinary citizen facing conviction for the most terrible of all

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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Heavy Unit

Heavy Unit

Platform: Arcade, PC Engine, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Horizontal Scrolling Shooter

Publisher: Taito

Blasted

Blasted

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Bally Midway

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

F/A-18 Interceptor

F/A-18 Interceptor

Platform: Amiga

Genre: Flight sim

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Jack Nicklaus' Greatest 18 Holes of Major Championship Golf

Jack Nicklaus' Greatest 18 Holes of Major Championship Golf

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple IIGS, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Mac OS, MSX, NES, PC-88, PC Engine, Sharp X68000, TurboGrafx-16, TurboGrafx-CD

Genre: Sports game (golf)

Publisher: Accolade, Konami (NES), Victor Entertainment (Sharp X68000, MSX2)

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 15, 1988?

On February 15, 1988 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is February 15, 1988?

On February 15, 1988 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 15, 1988?

On February 15, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 15, 1988?

On February 15, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 15, 1988?

On February 15, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 15, 1988?

On February 15, 1988 several famous people were born including, Jessica De Gouw, Rui Patrício, Jarryd Hayne.

Which famous people died on February 15, 1988?

Famous people died on February 15, 1988 include, Frederick [Fritz] Loewe, Gerard Holt, Neil R[onald] Jones.

What was the number one song in February 15, 1988?

The number one song in the week of February 15, 1988 was Seasons Change by Expose in US and I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue in UK.

What were the top hits on February 15, 1988?

The top hits on February 15, 1988 were Seasons Change by Expose, What Have I Done To Deserve This by Pet Shop Boys, Could've Been by Tiffany in US and I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue, I Think We're Alone Now by Tiffany, When Will I Be Famous by Bros in UK.


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