Monday 11 January 1988
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Got My Mind Set On You by George Harrison.
In UK Heaven Is A Place On Earth by Belinda Carlisle 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 Cardinal of the Kremlin by Tom Clanc was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 11 January 1988 ?
- Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
- Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
- Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
- Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Nepal - Unity Day.
- Albania - Republic Day (1946).
- Amiyah Scott: Instagram Star.
- Alex Lopez: Soccer Player.
- LunchMoney Lewis: Rapper.
- Daniel Dzufer: Australian rules footballer.
- Rodrigo Pereira: Brazilian footballer.
- Fuska: Brazilian footballer
- Isidor Isaac Rabi: nuclear physicist (Nobel Prize-1944), dies at age 89.
- Gregory (Pappy) Boyington: American ace WWII pilot, dies at age 75 of cancer (born 1912).
- Gregory ''Pappy'' Boyington: American World War II Marine aviator (Born 1912).
- Florence Knapp: American, one-time oldest person in the world (Born 1873).
- Test debut of Phil Simmons, West Indies versus India, Madras.
- USSR announces it will participate in the Seoul Summer Olympics.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- George Harrison - Got My Mind Set On You
- Whitney Houston - So Emotional
- Michael Jackson - The Way You Make Me Feel
- INXS - Need You Tonight
- Tiffany - Could've Been
- Bangles - Hazy Shade Of Winter
- Elton John - Candle In The Wind (Live)
- Taylor Dayne - Tell It To My Heart
- George Michael - Faith
- Whitesnake - Is This Love
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