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Wednesday 27 January 1988

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 27, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Wen Liu and Alice Burdeu. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Need You Tonight by INXS. In UK I Think We're Alone Now by Tiffany was in the top 5 hits. Cop, directed by James B. Harris, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while The Tommyknockers by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Die Hausmeisterin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Draconus or Hoppin' Mad.
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What the sky looked like on 27 January 1988

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Movies

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

Cop

Directed by: James B. Harris

Starring: James Woods, Lesley Ann Warren, Charles Durning, Charles Haid

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She's Having a Baby

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Elizabeth McGovern, Alec Baldwin, James Ray

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The Sisterhood

Directed by: Cirio H. Santiago

Starring: Rebecca Holden, Chuck Wagner, Lynn-Holly Johnson, Barbara Patrick

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Tapeheads

Directed by: Bill Fishman

Starring: John Cusack, Tim Robbins, Mary Crosby, Clu Gulager

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You Can't Hurry Love

Directed by: Richard Martini

Starring: David Packer, Scott McGinnis, David Leisure, Anthony Geary

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TV Series

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

Die Hausmeisterin

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The Secret Life of Machines

Starring: Tim Hunkin, Rex Garrod, Frances Kay, Meg Amsden

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Wonder Years

Sueurs froides

ALF Tales

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 January 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • UN ? International Holocaust Memorial Day
  • Germany ? Gedenktag fnr die Opfer des Nationalsozialismus (Commemoration Day for the Victims of National Socialism).
  • Catholicism ? Catholic Schools Week.
  • Poland ? Dzie? Pami?ci Ofiar Nazizmu (Memorial Day for the Victims of Nazism).
  • Italy ? Giorno della Memoria (Memorial Day).
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Facts:
  • Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approves nomination of Judge Anthony M Kennedy to US Supreme Court
  • US Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approves nomination of Judge Anthony M Kennedy to US Supreme Court.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 27, 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 ?

The Tommyknockers

By: Stephen King

Master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic, terrifying #1 New York Times bestseller about a terrifying otherworldly discovery and the effects it has a on a small town.“Late

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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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Leaving Home

By: Garrison Keillor

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.

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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 ?

The Battle of Olympus

The Battle of Olympus

Platform: NES, Game Boy

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: JP Imagineer; NA Brøderbund; EU Nintendo; EU Imagineer (Game Boy)

Draconus

Draconus

Platform: Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Zeppelin Games

Last Duel

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

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Hoppin' Mad

Hoppin' Mad

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Publisher: Elite Systems

Bravoman

Platform: Arcade, PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16, Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Beat 'em up/horizontal scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP Namco; NA NEC

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Home videos

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

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

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Short Circuit 2

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The Wind in the Willows

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The Big Easy

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Jaws: The Revenge

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