Thursday 14 April 1988
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Solène Jambaqué and Ben Lloyd-Hughes.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car by Billy Ocean.
In UK Heart by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits.
Above the Law, directed by Andrew Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while The Icarus Agenda by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching City Hunter 2.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Carrier Command or John Madden Football.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 14 April 1988 ?
- Vishu - Harvest festival in Kerala, India.
- N'Ko Alphabet Day - the anniversary of the day the N'Ko alphabet was completed in 1949.
- Tamil New Year - Celebrations for Tamils all over the world.
- New Year Celebrations in parts of India and whole of Sri Lanka.
- Baisakhi - Celebrations in Punjab, India.
- Poila Baisakh - Celebrations in Bengal, India.
- Youth Day in Angola.
- Black Day - Informal celebration day for single people in South Korea.
- 2nd Day Passover (in 2006) - Jewish festival.
- Solène Jambaqué: French alpine skier and two time Paralympic Champion.
- Ben Lloyd-Hughes: Movie Actor.
- Chris Wood: TV Actor.
- Roberto Agut: Spanish tennis player.
- Eliška Klučinová: Czech heptathlete.
- Mail opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 36 performances
- Devils 6-5 over Islanders-Devils take 1st round 4-2
- USSR, US, Pakistan, and Afghanistan sign Afghanistan treaty (Geneva Accords). The Soviet Union commits itself to withdrawal of its forces from Afghanistan.
- The USS Samuel B. Roberts strikes a mine in the Persian Gulf during Operation Earnest Will.
- In a United Nations ceremony in Geneva, Switzerland, the Soviet Union signs an agreement pledging to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Billy Ocean - Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car
- INXS - Devil Inside
- Whitney Houston - Where Do Broken Hearts Go
- Michael Jackson - Man In The Mirror
- Terence Trent D'Arby - Wishing Well
- Pebbles - Girlfriend
- The Jets - Rocket 2 U
- Aerosmith - Angel
- Tiffany - I Saw Him Standing There
- Jody Watley - Some Kind Of Lover
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