Wednesday 17 February 1988
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Seasons Change by Expose.
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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 February 1988 ?
- Saint Evermodus
- Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
- Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
- Random Acts of Kindness Day.
- Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
- Saint Silvinus
- Roman Empire - Quirinalia in honor of Quirinus.
- Dalila Ortiz: Reality Star.
- Arin Ilejay: Drummer.
- Aaron Scott: Pop Singer.
- Natascha Kampusch: Abduction victim, was held captive in a secret cellar by her kidnapper Wolfgang Priklopil for more than eight years, until she escaped on 23 August 2006.
- Lebanese terrorists kidnap UN truce observer Lt Col William Higgins
- US Lt Col Wm Higgins kidnapped by Lebanese terrorists and later killed
- US Lieutenant Colonel William Higgins, serving with a United Nations group monitoring a truce in southern Lebanon, is kidnapped by Lebanese terrorists.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Rick Astley - Never Gonna Give You Up
- Tiffany - Could've Been
- George Michael - Father Figure
- Expose - Seasons Change
- Pet Shop Boys - What Have I Done To Deserve This
- Patrick Swayze - She's Like The Wind
- Roger - I Want To Be Your Man
- Eric Carmen - Hungry Eyes
- Foreigner - Say You Will
- Paul Carrack - Don't Shed A Tear
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