Friday 5 August 1988
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Federica Pellegrini and ThatdudeMCFLY .
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.
The Last Temptation of Christ, directed by Martin Scorsese, 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 Hard Head or Konami '88.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 August 1988 ?
- St. Memmius
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
- St. Afra and her companions
- Burkina Faso - Independence Day
- Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
- Federica Pellegrini: Italian swimmer.
- ThatdudeMCFLY : YouTube Star.
- Rachel Cooper: YouTube Star.
- Salwa Khan: American model.
- Michael Jamieson: Scottish-English swimmer.
- Mario Biaggi (Representative-Democrat-New York), convicted of racketeering, resigns seat.
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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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