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Sunday January 17, 1988

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 17, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Earl Clark and Keraun Harris. 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 Sarum by Edward Rutherfurd was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Finders Keepers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Computer Edition of Scrabble or Last Armageddon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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What the sky looked like on 17 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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Cry Freedom

Directed by: Richard Attenborough

Starring: Denzel Washington, Kevin Kline, Josette Simon, Wabei Siyolwe

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Less Than Zero

Directed by: Marek Kanievska

Starring: Andrew McCarthy, Jami Gertz, Robert Downey Jr., James Spader

Country: United States

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Deadly Prey

Directed by: David A. Prior

Starring: Cameron Mitchell, Troy Donahue, Ted Prior, Fritz Matthews

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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 17 January 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
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Facts:
  • Teddy & Alice closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 77 performances
  • Leslie Manigay elected President of Haiti.

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Sport Games on 17 January 1988

NFL
American Football
  • Cleveland Browns - Denver Broncos : 33 - 38
  • Minnesota Vikings - Washington Redskins : 10 - 17
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 17, 1988 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on January 17, 1988 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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Magazine Covers

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

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Books

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

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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Kaleidoscope

By: Danielle Steel

When a beautiful young Frenchwoman and a brilliant American actor meet in wartime Paris, their love begins like a fairy tale but ends in tragedy. Suddenly orphaned, their three children are cruelly separated.

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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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Patriot Games

By: Tom Clancy

From Tom Clancy, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Ryan novels--including his latest blockbusters Command Authority and Threat Vector--comes a gripping story of the Ryan family under

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ingrid's Back

Ingrid's Back

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, MSX

Genre: Text Adventure

Publisher: Level 9

Gradius II

Gradius II

Platform: Family Computer, Microsoft Windows, PC Engine, X68000, mobile phone, Wii (Virtual Console), PlayStation, PlayStation Network (PCE version, for PS3 and PSP)

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: WW Hudson Soft; WW Hudson Soft

Cybernoid II: The Revenge

Cybernoid II: The Revenge

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

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Hewson Consultants

Last Armageddon

Last Armageddon

Platform: NEC PC-8801 MSX Sharp X68000 PC Engine CD-ROM²[3] Family Computer[1] DOS FM Towns

Genre: Role-playing game[1]

Publisher: Yutaka[1] (Famicom)

The Computer Edition of Scrabble

The Computer Edition of Scrabble

Platform: Apple II, DOS, Macintosh

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Virgin Interactive Entertainment

Home videos

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

Mothra

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D.O.A.

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The Last Emperor

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Bright Lights, Big City

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Benji the Hunted

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