Sunday 14 February 1988, Valentine's Day
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Eliska Amor and Angel di Maria.
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.
On TV people were watching The Fear.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blasted or F-16 Combat Pilot.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 14 February 1988 ?
- Denmark - Fastelavn. Children dress up, much like Halloween in the US.
- Arizona - Admission Day (1912).
- Mexico - Day of National Mourning (1831).
- Oregon - Admission Day (1859).
- Western World - Valentine's Day.
- Iraq - 'Communist Martyrs Day' celebrated by Iraqi Communist Party.
- Europe/Catholicism - Feast day of Saints Cyril and Methodius, patron saints of Europe.
- Saint Abraham (d. 422)
- Saint Valentine (d. 422).
- Eliska Amor: Spanish American actress.
- Angel di Maria: Argentine footballer.
- Tracy Spiridakos: TV Actress.
- Katie Boland: Canadian actress producer and screenwriter.
- Ángel Di María: Argentinian footballer.
- Siim Liivik: Estonian ice hockey player
- Quentin Mosimann: Swiss singer and reality show contestant
- Asia Nitollano: American singer and dancer (The Pussycat Dolls)
- Frederick Loewe: US composer (My Fair Lady), dies at age 84 in Palm Springs, California (born in Vienna, Austria).
- General hospital star Jackie Zeman marries Glenn Gorden
- Alfredo Stroessner re-elected President of Paraguay.
- Bobby Allison at age 50 becomes oldest driver to win Daytona 500.
- At the Cal Neva Club casino in Reno, Nevada, Cammie Brewer wins the largest slot machine jackpot of US$6.8 million on a Megabucks machine, after playing about US$20.
- Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Classic.
- 49th PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Gary Player.
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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