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Saturday 27 February 1988

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Camila Coelho and Iain Ramsay. 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. Frantic, directed by Roman Polanski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Winter by Len Deighton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Fear. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beyond the Ice Palace or Goal!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

The Fear

Starring: Iain Glen, Susannah Harker, Jesse Birdsall, Anthony Valentine

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Movies

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

Frantic

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Harrison Ford, Betty Buckley, Emmanuelle Seigner

Country: United States

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Bloodsport

Directed by: Newt Arnold

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Donald Gibb, Leah Ayres

Country: United States

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Hairspray

Directed by: John Waters

Starring: Sonny Bono, Ruth Brown, Divine

Country: United States

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Stand and Deliver

Directed by: Ramon Menendez

Starring: Edward James Olmos, Estelle Harris, Mark Phelan

Country: United States

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Good Morning, Vietnam

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker, Tung Thanh Tran

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 February 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • International Polar Bear Day.
  • Saint Antigone
  • Saint Leander
  • First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
  • Saint Honorine
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Gulfstream G-IV jet goes around the world 36:08:34.
  • Katarina Witt (German Democratic Republic) wins second consecutive Olympics figure skating.
  • Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Orient Leasing Hawaiian Ladies Golf Open.
  • Bonnie Blair (US) wins Olympics 500 metre speed skating in record 39.1 seconds.
  • February 29 – Pogrom of Armenians in Sumgait.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: And Now for the Fun Years' Inset:, Bob Dole.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9105
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Debi Thomas -- Feb. 15, 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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The Great Depression Of 1990

By: Ravi Batra

From Jacket Flap: Startling in its revelations, bold in its predictions, and overwhelmingly convincing in the evidence it offers, "The Great Depression of 1990" demonstrates that we are headed toward an

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The Closing Of The American Mind

By: Allan Bloom

THE BRILLIANT AND CONTROVERSIAL CRITIQUE OF AMERICAN CULTURE WITH NEARLY A MILLION COPIES IN PRINT In 1987, eminent political philosopher Allan Bloom published The Closing of the American Mind, an appraisal

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Beyond the Ice Palace

Beyond the Ice Palace

Platform: Amiga Amstrad CPC Atari ST Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Elite Systems

F-1 Dream

F-1 Dream

Platform: Arcade PC Engine

Genre: Formula One racing

Publisher: Capcom (AC) NEC Avenue (PCE)

Formation Armed F

Platform: Arcade Game, NEC PC Engine

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Nichibutsu

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Goal!

Platform: NES Game Boy

Genre: Traditional soccer simulation

Publisher: Jaleco

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Keith Courage in Alpha Zones

Keith Courage in Alpha Zones

Platform: PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Hudson Soft NEC


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