Wednesday 14 September 1988
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of September people in US were listening to Sweet Child O' Mine by Guns N' Roses.
In UK Groovy Kind Of Love by Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits.
The Big Blue, directed by Luc Besson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while The Cardinal Of The Kremlin by Tom Clancy 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 14 September 1988 ?
- Eastern Orthodox Church - Exaltation of the Cross, which commemorates the discovery of the (allegedly) original Christian cross in 326 by Helena, mother of Constantine, as well as the recovery from the Persians by Heraclius in 628.
- Formerly, in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following 14 September were observed as one of the four sets of Ember days. In the Irish calendar they were known as Quarter tense.
- Roman Catholic Church - Triumph of the Cross (compare May 3, Finding of the Holy Cross).
- In ancient Greece, the first day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, during which the sacred objects were brought from Eleusis to Athens.
- Kirsten Haglund: American model and journalist Miss America 2008.
- Diogo Salomão: Portuguese footballer.
- Martin Fourcade: French biathlete, cross-country skier, and non-commissioned officer.
- Louis Quinn: Actor (Unholy Rollers), dies at 73 of cancer.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Guns N' Roses - Sweet Child O' Mine
- Bobby McFerrin - Don't Worry Be Happy (Edit)
- Def Leppard - Love Bites
- Robert Palmer - Simply Irresistible
- Taylor Dayne - I'll Always Love You
- Huey Lewis & The News - Perfect World
- Van Halen - When It's Love
- New Edition - If It Isn't Love
- Kenny Loggins - Nobody's Fool
- Rick Astley - It Would Take A Strong Strong Man
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