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Wednesday 20 January 1988

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 20, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Uwa Echiéjilé and Colin Bensadon. 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 Perestroika by Mikhail Gorbachev was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Finders Keepers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Exile XZR or Formation Armed F.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 20 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 20 January 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
  • Saint Fabian
  • Euthymus
  • Desiderius
  • Meinrad
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Arizona committee opens hearing on impeachment of Governor Evan Mecham.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 20, 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 ?

Perestroika

By: Mikhail Gorbachev

Perestroika: New Thinking for Our Country and the World

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Heaven And Hell

By: John Jakes

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

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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

First Queen

First Queen

Platform: Super Famicom[1] Microsoft Windows Sharp X68000 NEC PC-9801

Genre: Real-time strategy RPG Action RPG

Publisher: Culture Brain

Better Dead Than Alien

Better Dead Than Alien

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Electra (ODE) - Worldwide

Laser Squad

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

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Blade Software Micro League Multimedia (PC)

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Formation Armed F

Formation Armed F

Platform: Arcade Game, NEC PC Engine

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Nichibutsu

Exile XZR

Exile XZR

Platform: PC-8801 MSX2, PC-9801, X1 turbo, TurboGrafx-16, Genesis

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: Telenet, Working Designs, Renovation Products

Home videos

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

Three O'Clock High

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Return of the Living Dead Part II

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The Untouchables

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Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood

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Throw Momma From the Train

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