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Monday January 18, 1988

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 18, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Angelique Kerber and Jake Hamilton (film critic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to The Way You Make Me Feel by Michael Jackson. 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 The Bonfire Of The Vanities by Tom Wolfe was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Finders Keepers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde or 19 Part One: Boot Camp.
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What the sky looked like on 18 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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World Ninja War Jiraiya

Starring: Dorothée

Country: Japan

The Management

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 January 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Winnie The Pooh Day (In observance of the birthday of Alan Alexander Milne, 1882.)
  • Christian ecumenism - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins
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Facts:
  • Airliner crashes in southwest China, killing all 108 on board.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 18, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

The Bonfire Of The Vanities

By: Tom Wolfe

Vintage Tom Wolfe, The Bonfire of the Vanities, the #1 bestseller that will forever define late-twentieth-century New York style. "No one has portrayed New York Society this accurately and devastatingly since Edith Wharton" (The National Review)“A page-turner .

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The Tommyknockers

By: Stephen King

Master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic, terrifying #1 New York Times bestseller about a terrifying otherworldly discovery and the effects it has a on a small town.“Late

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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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Mongoose R.I.P.

By: William F. Buckley Jr

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.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Hot Chase

Hot Chase

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Driving

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Side-scrolling action

Publisher: JP Toho; NA Bandai

Akira

Akira

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Adventure, visual novel

19 Part One: Boot Camp

19 Part One: Boot Camp

Platform: Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Military education and training

5th Gear

5th Gear

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64

Genre: Driving game

Publisher: Hewson Consultants

Home videos

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

The Serpent and the Rainbow

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Beetlejuice

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Benji the Hunted

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Fatal Beauty

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