Friday 15 January 1988
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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.
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Which were the important events of 15 January 1988 ?
- Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
- Jallikattu in South India.
- United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
- North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
- Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
- Roman Catholic Church - Saint Ides, virgin, died January 15, 570.
- Roman Empire - Second day of the Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Wikipedia Day.
- Skrillex : DJ.
- Evan Pearce: Music Producer.
- Daniel Caligiuri: German footballer.
- Sonny Moore (aka Skrillex: American musician (From First to Last).
- Jun K: South Korean singer-songwriter and actor (2PM).
- Aija Putniņa: Latvian basketball player
- Sean MacBride: Irish government minister, a prominent international politician and a former Chief of Staff of the IRA.
- Jimmy The Greek Snyder makes racist remarks about black athletes
- Narendra Hirwani takes 16-136 (8-61 and 8-75) versus West Indies on Test debut.
- Disney generally releases the live-action feature film Good Morning, Vietnam to theaters. The film cost US$14 million to make.
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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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