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Friday January 29, 1988

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 29, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tatyana Chernova and Stephanie Gilmore. 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 Great Depression Of 1990 by Ravi Batra was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Die Hausmeisterin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dynamite Düx or Apache 3.
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What the sky looked like on 29 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 29 January 1988 ?

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Facts:
  • Largest NBA crowd-Boston Celtics at Detroit Pistons (61,938).
  • United Airlines Boeing 747SP circles world in 36 hours 54 minutes 15 seconds.
  • Canadian Ben Johnson breaks own 50-yard dash world record at 5.15s.
  • Spectrum Holobyte introduces the Tetris computer game in the US. This is the first entertainment software imported to the US from the Soviet Union. The game was written by Vagim Gerasimov and Alexi Paszitnov at the Computer Center of the USSR Academy of Sciences in Moscow.
  • The Midwest Classic Conference, a U.S. college athletic conference, is formed.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 29, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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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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 have the courage to work with their ...

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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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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 ?

Kid Kool

Kid Kool

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Vic Tokai

Dynamite Düx

Dynamite Düx

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

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

Apache 3

Apache 3

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Tatsumi (Japan) Data East (North America)

The Colony

Platform: Macintosh, DOS, Amiga

Genre: First-person shooter, Adventure, Puzzle

Publisher: Mindscape

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Akakage

Akakage

Platform: Famicom

Genre: Action

Publisher: Toei Animation

Home videos

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

The Couch Trip

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Adventures in Babysitting

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Cinderella

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Stand and Deliver

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Fatal Attraction

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