Sunday January 24, 1988

US date format: 1/24/1988, UK date format: 24/1/1988

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 24, 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 Jade Ewen . 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 Winters' Tales by Jonathan Winters was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching World Ninja War Jiraiya. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Katakis or Birdie Try.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
  • Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra

Events

  • 9th ACE Cable Awards
  • 76th Australian Men's Tennis: M Wilander beats P Cash (6-3, 6-7, 3-6, 6-1, 8-6).
  • Australia beats New Zealand 2-0 to win the World Series Cup.

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  • : English singer-songwriter and actress...

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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

Bagdad Cafe

Bagdad Cafe

Directed by: Percy Adlon

Starring: Marianne Sägebrecht, CCH Pounder, Jack Palance, Christine Kaufmann

The Running Man

The Running Man

Directed by: Paul Michael Glaser

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Conchita Alonso, Yaphet Kotto, Jim Brown

Country: United States of America

White Mischief

White Mischief

Directed by: Michael Radford

Starring: Sarah Miles, Joss Ackland, Greta Scacchi, Charles Dance

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TV Series

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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

Logo!

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Days to next January 24

If January 24, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 8 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months.
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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?

Katakis

Katakis

Platform: Amiga Commodore 64 iOS (ZX Spectrum Collection)

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Rainbow Arts

F/A-18 Interceptor

F/A-18 Interceptor

Platform: Amiga

Genre: Flight sim

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Bloody Wolf

Bloody Wolf

Platform: Arcade Game, TurboGrafx/PC Engine, Virtual Console

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Data East, NEC Home Electronics

Last Ninja 2: Back with a Vengeance

Last Ninja 2: Back with a Vengeance

Platform: Last Ninja 2: 1988: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC 1989: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, 1990: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, NES (as The Last Ninja) 2008: Virtual Console Last Ninja Remix: 1990: Commodore

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Activision Ubi Soft (10 Megahits Vol. 3) Ocean Software (100% Dynamite) Jaleco

Birdie Try

Birdie Try

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Data East


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