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Tuesday 23 February 1988

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 23, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Anne-Sophie Barthet and Nicolás Gaitán. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Father Figure by George Michael. In UK I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Le petit amour, directed by Agnès Varda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Detour by Cheryl Crane with Cliff Jahr 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 Goal! or Michael Andretti's World GP.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 23 February 1988

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Le petit amour

Directed by: Agnès Varda

Starring: Jane Birkin, Mathieu Demy, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Lou Doillon

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Picasso Trigger

Directed by: Andy Sidaris

Starring: Steve Bond, Dona Speir, Hope Marie Carlton, Harold Diamond

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And God Created Woman

Directed by: Roger Vadim

Starring: Rebecca De Mornay, Vincent Spano, Frank Langella, Donovan Leitch Jr.

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Slaughterhouse Rock

Directed by: Dimitri Logothetis

Starring: Toni Basil, Nicholas Celozzi, Tom Reilly, Donna Denton

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Shame

Directed by: Steve Jodrell

Starring: Deborra-Lee Furness, Tony Barry, Simone Buchanan, Gillian Jones

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Der Geisterwald oder Des Raben Rache

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Adventures Beyond Belief

Directed by: Marcus Tompson

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Die Rudi Carrell Show

Are-Oh-Vee

The Bartons

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 February 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Milburga
  • Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
  • Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
  • Blessed odilia of Mombeek
  • Guyana - Mashramani-Republic Day.
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Facts:
  • 15th Winter Olympic games opens in Calgary, Alberta
  • Chicago gives Cubs right to install lights and play up to 18 night games
  • Yvonne van Gennip skates female record 3km (4:11.94).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 23, 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 ?

Detour

By: Cheryl Crane with Cliff Jahr

Detour - A Hollywood Tragedy: My Life with Lana Turner, My Mother

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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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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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The Tenants Of Time

By: Thomas Flanagan

Volume 2 of Thomas Flanagan’s Irish History Trilogy The second volume of Thomas Flanagan’s best-selling Irish-history trilogy (which begins with The Year of the French and closes with The End of the Hunt) is set at the turn of the ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Chopper I

Chopper I

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: SNK

Beach Buggy Simulator

Beach Buggy Simulator

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC

Genre: Driving, Shooting

Publisher: Silverbird

Michael Andretti's World GP

Platform: NES

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Varie American Sammy

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Fire King

Fire King

Platform: Commodore 64, Commodore 128, DOS

Genre: Action Role-playing video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Goal!

Platform: NES Game Boy

Genre: Traditional soccer simulation

Publisher: Jaleco

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Home videos

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

Mothra

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Willow

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Shakedown

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Broadcast News

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Funny Farm

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