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Wednesday 17 February 1988

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 17, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Natascha Kampusch and Harley Viera Newton. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Seasons Change by Expose. In UK I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Shame, directed by Steve Jodrell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Mortal Fear by Robin Cook 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 Iron Tank: The Invasion of Normandy Great Tank or Kings of the Beach.
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What the sky looked like on 17 February 1988

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Movies

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

Shame

Directed by: Steve Jodrell

Starring: Deborra-Lee Furness, Tony Barry, Simone Buchanan, Gillian Jones

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Bloodsport

Directed by: Newt Arnold

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

Country: United States

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Taffin

Directed by: Francis Megahy

Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Ray McAnally, Alison Doody, Jeremy Child

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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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TV Series

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

Der Geisterwald oder Des Raben Rache

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Adventures Beyond Belief

Directed by: Marcus Tompson

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Super Beast Squadron Liveman

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Sakigake!! Otokojuku

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 February 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Evermodus
  • Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
  • Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day.
  • Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
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Facts:
  • Lebanese terrorists kidnap UN truce observer Lt Col William Higgins
  • US Lt Col Wm Higgins kidnapped by Lebanese terrorists and later killed
  • US Lieutenant Colonel William Higgins, serving with a United Nations group monitoring a truce in southern Lebanon, is kidnapped by Lebanese terrorists.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 17, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Mortal Fear

By: Robin Cook

A harrowing medical nightmare on the cutting edge of genetic research, Mortal Fear goes into the controversial future of modern medicine.

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The Cat Who Came For Christmas

By: Cleveland Amory

'Twas the night before Christmas when a bedraggled white feline enters the heart--and home--of Cleveland Amory. To say it is a friendly takeover is an understatement.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Iron Tank: The Invasion of Normandy Great Tank

Iron Tank: The Invasion of Normandy Great Tank

Platform: NES

Genre: Shooting

Publisher: SNK

Kings of the Beach

Kings of the Beach

Platform: Commodore 64/128, DOS, NES

Genre: Sports (beach volleyball)

Publisher: Electronic Arts Ultra Games (NES)

Akira

Akira

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Adventure, visual novel

Image Fight

Image Fight

Platform: Arcade, NES, PC Engine, Sharp X68000, FM Towns, Virtual Console

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Irem

HotShot

HotShot

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

Genre: Bat-and-ball

Publisher: Addictive Games/Prism Leisure

Home videos

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

The Last Emperor

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Full Metal Jacket

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Beetlejuice

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Switching Channels

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Prince of Darkness

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