Saturday 13 February 1988
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Could've Been by Tiffany.
In UK I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits.
Hairspray, directed by John Waters, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 13 February 1988 ?
- Aston Merrygold: English singer and actor.
- Fuat Kalkan: Turkish footballer.
- Ryan Goins: American baseball player.
- 15th Winter Olympic games open at Calgary, Canada
- Ronald Weigel runs unofficial world record speed walking (18 minutes 11.41 seconds).
- Heike Dreschler long jumps world record indoor (7.37 metres).
- European Community plans removal of inner boundaries on January 1, 1992.
- Christine Wachtel runs world record 800 metre indoor (1 minute 56.40 seconds).
- A bomb explodes outside of the First National Bank in Oshakati, Namibia, killing 27 and injuring 70 others.
- U.S. Lieutenant Colonel William R. Higgins, serving with a United Nations group monitoring a truce in southern Lebanon, is kidnapped (he is later killed by his captors).
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Tiffany - Could've Been
- Expose - Seasons Change
- Roger - I Want To Be Your Man
- Eric Carmen - Hungry Eyes
- Pet Shop Boys - What Have I Done To Deserve This
- INXS - Need You Tonight
- Bangles - Hazy Shade Of Winter
- Foreigner - Say You Will
- Paul Carrack - Don't Shed A Tear
- Patrick Swayze - She's Like The Wind
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