Thursday February 18, 1988

US date format: 2/18/1988, UK date format: 18/2/1988

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 18, 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 Maiara Walsh and Changmin (singer). 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. 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 Carrier Command or Baal.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Independence Day in The Gambia (1965)

Events

  • Anthony M Kennedy sworn in as US Supreme Court Justice.

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Movies

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Bloodsport

Bloodsport

Directed by: Newt Arnold

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

Country: United States of America

Taffin

Taffin

Directed by: Francis Megahy

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

Hairspray

Hairspray

Directed by: John Waters

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

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

Amsterdamned

Amsterdamned

Directed by: Dick Maas

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

TV Series

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Der Geisterwald oder Des Raben Rache

Der Geisterwald oder Des Raben Rache

Red Dwarf

Red Dwarf

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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

Super Beast Squadron Liveman

Super Beast Squadron Liveman

Gruey

Gruey

Days to next February 18

If February 18, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 7 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 22 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.

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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?

Carrier Command

Carrier Command

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Apple Macintosh

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Publisher: Rainbird

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

F/A-18 Interceptor

F/A-18 Interceptor

Platform: Amiga

Genre: Flight sim

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Baal

Baal

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS

Genre: Action game, Platform game

Publisher: Psyclapse

Herzog

Herzog

Platform: MSX PC-8801 Sharp X1

Genre: Proto-RTS Real-time tactics Tactical shooter

Publisher: TechnoSoft

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 18, 1988?

On February 18, 1988 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is February 18, 1988?

On February 18, 1988 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 18, 1988?

On February 18, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 18, 1988?

On February 18, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 18, 1988?

On February 18, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 18, 1988?

On February 18, 1988 several famous people were born including, Maiara Walsh, Changmin (singer), Shane Lyons.

What was the number one song in February 18, 1988?

The number one song in the week of February 18, 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 18, 1988?

The top hits on February 18, 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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