Saturday 2 January 1988
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jonny Evans and Sylvia Chan.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Faith by George Michael.
In UK Always On My Mind by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits.
Good Morning, Vietnam, directed by Barry Levinson, 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 MAZ ab!.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Anticipation or Crosswize.
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Which were the important events of 2 January 1988 ?
- New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
- United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
- Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
- Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
- Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
- The eighth day of Christmas (and ninth night of same) in Western Christianity.
- Science Fiction Day
- Jonny Evans: Northern Irish footballer.
- Sylvia Chan: YouTube Star.
- Damien Tussac: French-born German rugby player.
- Mulroney and Reagan sign Canada-US free trade agreement
- Ashland Oil storage tank spills 3.8 million gallons, Pennsylvania.
- Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney and US President Ronald Reagan sign Canada-US free trade agreement.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- George Michael - Faith
- Whitney Houston - So Emotional
- Whitesnake - Is This Love
- George Harrison - Got My Mind Set On You
- Debbie Gibson - Shake Your Love
- Jody Watley - Don't You Want Me
- Michael Jackson - The Way You Make Me Feel
- Pretty Poison - Catch Me (I'm Falling)
- John Cougar Mellencamp - Cherry Bomb
- INXS - Need You Tonight
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