Wednesday 10 August 1988
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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 The Cardinal Of The Kremlin by Tom Clancy 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 10 August 1988 ?
- Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
- Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
- Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
- St. Deusdedit
- Ancient Latvia - Labrenca Diena held
- St. Blaan
- Francesco Acerbi: Italian footballer.
- Julia Melim: Brazilian actress.
- Dylan Ferguson: American Olympic athlete, he was selected to be a member of the US Ski team for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.
- Gianluca Nicco: Italian footballer.
- Matt Biondi swims world record 100m free style (48.42 seconds)
- Rodrigo Borja installed as President of Ecuador
- Japanese American internment: U.S. President Ronald Reagan signs the Civil Liberties Act of 1988, providing $20,000 payments to Japanese Americans who were either interned in or relocated by the United States during World War II.
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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
- George Michael - Monkey
- Richard Marx - Hold On To The Nights
- Breathe - Hands To Heaven
- Elton John - I Don't Wanna Go On With You Like That
- Eric Carmen - Make Me Lose Control
- Chicago - I Don't Wanna Live Without Your Love
- Gloria Estefan - 1-2-3
- Terence Trent D'Arby - Sign Your Name
- Johnny Kemp - Just Got Paid
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