Saturday 12 March 1988
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Pietro Boselli and Ricardo Alvarez.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley.
In UK I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits.
Frantic, directed by Roman Polanski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while The Bonfire Of The Vanities by Tom Wolfe was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Chelmsford 123.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Abrams Battle Tank or Jack Nicklaus' Greatest 18 Holes of Major Championship Golf.
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Which were the important events of 12 March 1988 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
- Flag Day in Venezuela.
- "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
- Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
- Mauritius - National Day.
- St. Justina
- St. Jozefina
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast day of: St. Theophanes the Confessor
- Arbor Day in China.
- St. Maximilian
- Pietro Boselli: Instagram Star.
- Ricardo Alvarez: Soccer Player.
- Elly Jackson: Pop Singer.
- Tyler Ward: Pop Singer.
- Sebastian Brendel: German canoe racer.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Rick Astley - Never Gonna Give You Up
- George Michael - Father Figure
- Patrick Swayze - She's Like The Wind
- Belinda Carlisle - I Get Weak
- Richard Marx - Endless Summer Nights
- David Lee Roth - Just Like Paradise
- Michael Jackson - Man In The Mirror
- Debbie Gibson - Out Of The Blue
- Keith Sweat - I Want Her
- Gloria Estefan - Can't Stay Away From You
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