Sunday 12 June 1988
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of June people in US were listening to One More Try by George Michael.
In UK With A Little Help From My Friends / She's Leaving Home by Wet Wet Wet / Billy Bragg With Cara Tivey was in the top 5 hits.
The Great Outdoors, directed by Howard Deutch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while Zoya by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 12 June 1988 ?
- Blessed Ternan, bishop, confessor [ GTZ: Scotland]
- Blessed John of Sahagun, hermit, confessor
- Roman Empire ? sixth day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
- Philippines ? Araw ng Kalayaan (Independence Day) 1898
- Russian Federation ? Russia Day (Independence Day) 1990
- United Kingdom ? Trooping the Colour (Military celebration of the monarch's official birthday held in London on the second Saturday of June)
- Brazil ? Dia dos Namorados (Lover's Day; similar to St. Valentine's)
- World Day Against Child Labor
- Saints Basilides, Quirinus, Nabor and Nazarius (and Celsus), martyrs
- Saint Pharaildis, virgin [GTZ: Artois]
- Blessed Eskill, bishop, martyr [ GTZ: Scandinavia]
- Saint Ursinus, bishop of Bourges, confessor (Translation day) [GTZ: Rouen]
- Saint Leo III died 816
- Saint Odulf of Oirschot died 865
- Blessed Guido (died 1250)
- Saints Nabor and Nazarius, martyrs [GTZ: St. Avold]
- Blessed Onuphrius, monk
- Saint Rufus, bishop, martyr [WTS (Bruges)]
- Saint Cunera [HCC]
- Artūrs Bērziņš: Latvian basketball player.
- Eren Derdiyok: Swiss footballer.
- Mauricio Isla: Chilean footballer.
- Dave Melillo: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Anarbor and Cute Is What We Aim For).
- Dakota Morton: Canadian actor and radio host.
- Marcel Poot: Belgian composer, music theorist and Conservatory Director in Brussels 1949-66.
- 6th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Billy Casper
- Andy Hampton is 1st American to win Round of Italy
- Mei-Chi Cheng wins LPGA Rochester Golf International
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- George Michael - One More Try
- Rick Astley - Together Forever (Remix)
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Everything Your Heart Desires
- Johnny Hates Jazz - Shattered Dreams
- Samantha Fox - Naughty Girls (Need Love Too)
- Debbie Gibson - Foolish Beat
- The Jets - Make It Real
- Michael Jackson - Dirty Diana
- Belinda Carlisle - Circle In The Sand
- Bruce Hornsby - The Valley Road
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