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Wednesday February 24, 1988

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 24, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nicole Faverón and Alexander Koch (actor). 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 Lightning by Dean R. Koontz 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 By Fair Means or Foul aka Pro Boxing Simulator or Erika to Satoru no Yume Bōken.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 24 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 24 February 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
  • Flag Day in MTxico.
  • St. Sergius
  • Dragobete in Romania.
  • St. Matthias
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Facts:
  • Supreme Ct votes 8-0 Jerry Falwell cannot collect for Hustler parody
  • South African apartheid regime bans the United Democratic Front.
  • Matti Nykanen becomes winter Olympics first triple gold medalist.
  • The Supreme Court of the United States sides with Hustler magazine (voting 8-0) by overturning a lower court decision to award Jerry Falwell US$200,000 for defamation.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 24, 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 ?

Lightning

By: Dean R. Koontz

A storm struck on the night Laura Shane was born, and there was a strangeness about the weather that people would remember for years.

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Chaos

By: James Gleick

The million-copy bestseller by National Book Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist James Gleick that reveals the science behind chaos theoryNational bestsellerMore than a million copies soldA work of popular science

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Time Flies

By: Bill Cosby

WE'RE ALL GETTING OLDER,AND BILL COSBY KEEPS GETTING BETTERAmerica's best-loved humorist, media personality and bestselling author now brings his unique warmth, wisdom and wit to a subject common to all: aging.

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Keeping Secrets

By: Suzanne Somers

From superstar Suzanne Somers comes the much-talked-about, painfully honest account of her life in an alcoholic family and the difficult road to recovery.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

By Fair Means or Foul aka Pro Boxing Simulator

By Fair Means or Foul aka Pro Boxing Simulator

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Fighting game, Sports game

Publisher: Superior/Acornsoft Superior/Alligata Codemasters

Battle Chess

Platform: Amiga, 3DO Interactive Multiplayer, Acorn Archimedes, Amiga CD32, Amiga CDTV, Apple IIGS, Apple IIe, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, FM Towns, NES, Mac OS, NEC PC-9801, X68000, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Chess

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

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Abrams Battle Tank

Platform: MS-DOS, Mega Drive

Genre: Vehicle simulation

Publisher: Electronic Arts, Sega

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Barbarian II: The Dungeon of Drax

Barbarian II: The Dungeon of Drax

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

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Palace Software (Europe), Epyx (North America)

Erika to Satoru no Yume Bōken

Erika to Satoru no Yume Bōken

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Namco

Home videos

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

The Couch Trip

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Adventures in Babysitting

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The Serpent and the Rainbow

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The Last Emperor

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The Living Daylights

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