Tuesday January 19, 1988

US date format: 1/19/1988, UK date format: 19/1/1988

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 19, 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 JaVale McGee and Yusuke Yamamoto. 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 Love, Medicine & Miracles by Bernie S. Siegel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Finders Keepers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jordan vs. Bird: One on One or Fish!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Confederate Heroes Day in Texas.
  • Eastern and Oriental Orthodoxy ? Julian Calendar Theophany (Epiphany).
  • St. Mark of Ephesus feast day .
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of Sult�n (Sovereignty) ? First day of the 17th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
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  • 48 Hours premiers on CBS-TV

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Movies

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Tapeheads

Tapeheads

Directed by: Bill Fishman

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

You Can't Hurry Love

You Can't Hurry Love

Directed by: Richard Martini

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

Cry Freedom

Cry Freedom

Directed by: Richard Attenborough

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

Less Than Zero

Less Than Zero

Directed by: Marek Kanievska

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

Country: United States of America

Deadly Prey

Deadly Prey

Directed by: David A. Prior

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

TV Series

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Finders Keepers

Finders Keepers

Directed by: Bryan Carberry

World Ninja War Jiraiya

World Ninja War Jiraiya

Starring: Dorothée

Country: Japan

The Management

The Management

Richmond Hill

Richmond Hill

Viaje con nosotros

Viaje con nosotros

Days to next January 19

If January 19, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 8 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 22 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Winters' Tales by Jonathan Winters

Winters' Tales

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The most original and influential comic mind of our generation gives us a rollicking tour of his expansive imagination. Alongside the hilarity are intimate, revealing, and poignant recollections of childhood`s pains

Beloved by Toni Morrison

Beloved

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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.

Leaving Home by Garrison Keillor

Leaving Home

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In the first collection of Lake Wobegon monologues, Keillor tells readers more about some of the people from Lake Wobegon Days and introduces some new faces.

Heaven And Hell by John Jakes

Heaven And Hell

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The bestselling saga that has sold more than 5 million copies.The books that inspired the smash-hit television miniseries.Beautifully repackaged for the Dutton hardcover release of On Secret Service--John Jakes's long-awaited return

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bad Dudes Vs. DragonNinja

Bad Dudes Vs. DragonNinja

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, NES, ZX Spectrum, Zeebo

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Data East (Japan) Data East USA (North America) Imagine Software (Europe) Namco Ocean Software Majesco Entertainment G-mode Co., Ltd. (Brazil)

Akira

Akira

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Adventure, visual novel

Jordan vs. Bird: One on One

Jordan vs. Bird: One on One

Platform: Commodore 64, MS-DOS, Game Boy, Mega Drive/Genesis, NES

Genre: Sports (Basketball)

Publisher: Electronic Arts Milton Bradley (NES)

Final Blow

Final Blow

Platform: Arcade, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Taito

Fish!

Fish!

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Acorn Archimedes, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Apple Macintosh, MS-DOS, Sinclair Spectrum.

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Rainbird Software

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 19, 1988?

On January 19, 1988 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is January 19, 1988?

On January 19, 1988 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 19, 1988?

On January 19, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 19, 1988?

On January 19, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 19, 1988?

On January 19, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 19, 1988?

On January 19, 1988 several famous people were born including, JaVale McGee, Yusuke Yamamoto, Mike Dalton.

Which famous people died on January 19, 1988?

Famous people died on January 19, 1988 include, Ballard Berkeley.

What was the number one song in January 19, 1988?

The number one song in the week of January 19, 1988 was The Way You Make Me Feel by Michael Jackson in US and Heaven Is A Place On Earth by Belinda Carlisle in UK.

What were the top hits on January 19, 1988?

The top hits on January 19, 1988 were The Way You Make Me Feel by Michael Jackson, Need You Tonight by INXS, Could've Been by Tiffany in US and Heaven Is A Place On Earth by Belinda Carlisle, Always On My Mind by Pet Shop Boys, House Arrest by Krush in UK.


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