Wednesday 13 January 1988
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Tatev Abrahamyan and Amber Borzotra.
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.
On TV people were watching MAZ ab!.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Downhill Challenge or Gradius II.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 13 January 1988 ?
- In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).
- Tatev Abrahamyan: American chess player.
- Amber Borzotra: Model.
- Tony Diaz: Guitarist.
- Nika Kljun: Choreographer.
- Josh Freeman: American football player.
- Daniel Scheinig: German footballer
- LA Dodger / SD Padre Steve Garvey retires
- Supreme Court rules (5-3) public school officials have broad powers to censor school newspapers, plays and other expressive activities
- US Supreme Court rules (5-3) public school officials have broad powers to censor school newspapers, plays and other expressive activities.
- Taiwan President Chiang Ching-kuo dies in Taipei Vice-President Lee Teng-hui becomes president.
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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