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Friday 15 January 1988

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 15, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Skrillex and Jun K. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Got My Mind Set On You by George Harrison. In UK Heaven Is A Place On Earth by Belinda Carlisle was in the top 5 hits. Tapeheads, directed by Bill Fishman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Beloved by Toni Morrison was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Finders Keepers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Bard's Tale III: Thief of Fate or Blaster Master.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 15 January 1988

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Movies

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

Tapeheads

Directed by: Bill Fishman

Starring: John Cusack, Tim Robbins, Mary Crosby, Clu Gulager

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You Can't Hurry Love

Directed by: Richard Martini

Starring: David Packer, Scott McGinnis, David Leisure, Anthony Geary

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Fatal Beauty

Directed by: Tom Holland

Starring: Whoopi Goldberg, Sam Elliott, Rubén Blades, Harris Yulin

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Aenigma

Directed by: Lucio Fulci

Starring: Jared Martin, Lara Lamberti, Ulli Reinthaler, Sophie d'Aulan

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Big Bad Mama II

Directed by: Jim Wynorski

Starring: Angie Dickinson, Robert Culp, Danielle Brisebois, Julie McCullough

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TV Series

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

Finders Keepers

Directed by: Bryan Carberry

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Die Hausmeisterin

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The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

That's Love

48 Hours

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 January 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
  • Jallikattu in South India.
  • United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
  • North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
  • Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Sean MacBride: Irish government minister, a prominent international politician and a former Chief of Staff of the IRA.
Facts:
  • Jimmy The Greek Snyder makes racist remarks about black athletes
  • Narendra Hirwani takes 16-136 (8-61 and 8-75) versus West Indies on Test debut.
  • Disney generally releases the live-action feature film Good Morning, Vietnam to theaters. The film cost US$14 million to make.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 15, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Beloved

By: Toni Morrison

Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby.

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Chronicle Of The 20Th Century

By: Clifton Daniel

There's never been anything like it. Imagine being able to sweep your eyes over the incredible riches and excitement of our century as reported in the important" News of the Day"

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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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Sarum

By: Edward Rutherfurd

A masterpiece that is breathtaking in its scope, SARUM is an epic novel that traces the entire turbulent course of English history.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Bard's Tale III: Thief of Fate

The Bard's Tale III: Thief of Fate

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Blaster Master

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platformer, Run and gun

Publisher: Sunsoft

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Battles of Napoleon

Battles of Napoleon

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

Goal!

Platform: NES Game Boy

Genre: Traditional soccer simulation

Publisher: Jaleco

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Amiga Soccer

Amiga Soccer

Genre: Sports

Home videos

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

A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master

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The Monster Squad

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Big Top Pee-wee

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Shoot to Kill

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Three Men and a Baby

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