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Monday 25 January 1988

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Natalie Hall and Tatiana Golovin. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Need You Tonight by INXS. In UK Heaven Is A Place On Earth by Belinda Carlisle was in the top 5 hits. while Winter by Len Deighton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching World Ninja War Jiraiya. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Kuri Kinton or Caveman Ugh-Lympics.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

The Street

Written by: John Mankiewicz, Daniel Pyne

Starring: Stephen Chen, Patrick Garner, Marc Baron, Timothy C. Burns

Country: United States

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The Stars

Starring: Nigel Henbest

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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A Bit of Fry and Laurie

Starring: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Star Trek: The Next Generation

Written by: Gene Roddenberry

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Country: United States

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Tour of Duty

Written by: L. Travis Clark, Steve Duncan

Starring: Terence Knox, Stephen Caffrey, Tony Becker, Miguel A. Núñez Jr.

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Good Morning, Vietnam

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker, Tung Thanh Tran

Country: United States

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*batteries not included

Directed by: Matthew Robbins

Starring: Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy, Frank McRae

Country: United States

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Overboard

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Edward Herrmann

Country: United States

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Moonstruck

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Cher, Nicolas Cage, Olympia Dukakis

Country: United States

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Wall Street

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Michael Douglas, Tamara Tunie

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 January 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Dwynwen's Day and Patron Saint of Lovers - Welsh celebration of love Dirwnod Santes Dwynwen.
  • Tatiana Day, celebrated as the Day of Russian students since 1755, when the Moscow University was founded.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism - Conversion of Saint Paul.
  • Christian ecumenism ? Week of Prayer for Christian Unity ends.
  • Burns Night - Burns suppers are held in many parts of the world around this date. (Originated in Scotland)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • George Harrison releases When We Was Fab
  • VP Bush and Dan Rather clash on CBS Evening News as Rather attempts to question Bush about his role in Iran-Contra affair
  • Ramsewak Shankar sworn in as President of Suriname.
  • 15th American Music Awards: Anita Baker, Paul Simon and Whitney Houston.
  • Longest winless streak in Toronto Maple Leafs history (15 games).

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1988?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Iowa Primary -- Jan. 25, 1988
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9100
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Andrew Lloyd Webber -- Jan. 18, 1988

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Winter

By: Len Deighton

Epic prelude to the classic spy trilogy, GAME, SET and MATCH, that follows the fortunes of a German dynasty during two world wars.Winter

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Beloved

By: Toni Morrison

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.

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Presumed Innocent

By: Scott Turow

Hailed as the most suspenseful and compelling novel in decades, PRESUMED INNOCENT brings to life our worst nightmare: that of an ordinary citizen facing conviction for the most terrible of all

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Love, Medicine & Miracles

By: Bernie S. Siegel

Unconditional love is the most powerful stimulant of the immune system. The truth is: love heals. Miracles happen to exceptional patients every day—patients who have the courage to love, those who

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Anticipation

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Board game

Publisher: Nintendo

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Donald Land

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action[2] Platformer

Publisher: Data East

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Kuri Kinton

Kuri Kinton

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Taito

Caveman Ugh-Lympics

Platform: Commodore 64, DOS, Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Sports (Olympic)

Publisher: Electronic Arts, Data East USA (NES)

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Godzilla: Monster of Monsters!

Platform: NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: Toho

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