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Thursday 28 January 1988

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Aka and Camille Lepage. 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 Chronicle Of The 20Th Century by Clifton Daniel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching World Ninja War Jiraiya. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Batman: The Caped Crusader or The Final Round.
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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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Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Cher, Nicolas Cage, Olympia Dukakis

Country: United States

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Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Edward Herrmann

Country: United States

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Empire of the Sun

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 January 1988 ?

  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas
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  • Saratina! opens at Cort Theater NYC for 597 performances

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

Chronicle Of The 20Th Century

By: Clifton Daniel

There's never been anything like it. Imagine being able to sweep your eyes over the incredible riches and excitement of our century as reported in the important" News of the Day"

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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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By: Danielle Steel

When a beautiful young Frenchwoman and a brilliant American actor meet in wartime Paris, their love begins like a fairy tale but ends in tragedy. Suddenly orphaned, their three children are cruelly separated.

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Arena Football

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: American football

Publisher: C159 Production

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Batman: The Caped Crusader

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Apple II, MS-DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action adventure

Publisher: Ocean Software

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Caveman Ugh-Lympics

Platform: Commodore 64, DOS, Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Sports (Olympic)

Publisher: Electronic Arts, Data East USA (NES)

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Donald Land

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action[2] Platformer

Publisher: Data East

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The Final Round

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports (boxing)

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