Monday 1 February 1988
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Could've Been by Tiffany.
In UK I Think We're Alone Now by Tiffany was in the top 5 hits.
The Unbearable Lightness of Being, directed by Philip Kaufman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while The Bonfire Of The Vanities by Tom Wolfe was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 February 1988 ?
- St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
- In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
- Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
- The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
- The start of Black History Month in the United States.
- Imbolc - the first day of Spring in Ireland (Irish Calendar), one of the eight solar holidays in the Wheel of the Year.
- St. Veridiana
- Mark Healey: British computer games developer.
- Andie Valentino: American nude model.
- Brett Anderson: American baseball player.
- Masahiro Higashide: Japanese actor and model.
- Reinder Zwolsman: Dutch businessman, dies at age 75.
- Heather O'Rourke, American actress (Poltergeist), dies of intestinal ailment at age 12 (born 1975).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Tiffany - Could've Been
- INXS - Need You Tonight
- Expose - Seasons Change
- Pet Shop Boys - What Have I Done To Deserve This
- Bangles - Hazy Shade Of Winter
- Roger - I Want To Be Your Man
- Eric Carmen - Hungry Eyes
- Foreigner - Say You Will
- Bruce Springsteen - Tunnel Of Love
- Prince - I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?