Tuesday 5 April 1988
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mylène Adam and Quade Cooper.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car by Billy Ocean.
In UK Heart by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits.
Above the Law, directed by Andrew Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while The Icarus Agenda by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching City Hunter 2.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Desert Commander or Final Blow.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 April 1988 ?
- Saint Geeraard
- The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
- Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
- Saint Vincent Ferrer
- Arbor Day in South Korea
- Qingming Festival in the Chinese calendar
- Mauritius: Ougadi.
- Saint Irena (d. 304)
- Mylène Adam: French woman with headaches since her childhood, who took a contraception pill and was victim of thrombosis.
- Quade Cooper: Rugby Player.
- Jon Kwang-ik: North Korean footballer.
- Asumi Nakada: Japanese voice actress and model.
- Christopher Papamichalopoulos: Cypriot skier.
- Alex Valentini: Italian footballer
- Alf Kjellin: Swedish actor / director (Juggler).
- Democratic Convention picks Michael Dukakis as their Presidential Candidate
- Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis wins the Wisconsin Democratic presidential primary.
- The comic strip ''FoxTrot'' makes its first appearance in US newspapers.
- The Ojhri Camp Disaster occurs in Islamabad and Rawalpindi.
- The Great Seto Bridge opens to traffic in Japan.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Billy Ocean - Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car
- Michael Jackson - Man In The Mirror
- Debbie Gibson - Out Of The Blue
- INXS - Devil Inside
- Whitney Houston - Where Do Broken Hearts Go
- The Jets - Rocket 2 U
- Richard Marx - Endless Summer Nights
- Pebbles - Girlfriend
- Keith Sweat - I Want Her
- Terence Trent D'Arby - Wishing Well
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