Thursday 4 August 1988
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Alex Williamson and Kelley O'Hara.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Roll With It by Steve Winwood.
In UK The Only Way Is Up by Yazz & The Plastic Population was in the top 5 hits.
Young Guns, directed by Christopher Cain, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while Alaska by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Captain Comic or Hot Rod.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 August 1988 ?
- Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
- El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
- Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
- Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
- St. Luanus/Lugid
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint John Vianney, the patron saint of priests
- St. Dominic
- Alex Williamson: YouTube Star.
- Kelley O'Hara: Soccer Player.
- John O'Callaghan: Rock Singer.
- Aaron Pauley: Metal Singer.
- Tom Parker: Pop Singer.
- Carly Foulkes: Canadian model and actress
- Congress votes $20,000 to each Japanese-American interned in WWII
- US Congress votes $20,000 to each Japanese-American interned in WW II.
- Hertz car rental company will pay out US$23 million in consumer fraud case.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Steve Winwood - Roll With It
- Breathe - Hands To Heaven
- Richard Marx - Hold On To The Nights
- Eric Carmen - Make Me Lose Control
- Terence Trent D'Arby - Sign Your Name
- Gloria Estefan - 1-2-3
- Elton John - I Don't Wanna Go On With You Like That
- Chicago - I Don't Wanna Live Without Your Love
- Def Leppard - Pour Some Sugar On Me
- George Michael - Monkey
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