Friday 17 June 1988
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kyle Heckathorn and Ruben Sole.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Together Forever (Remix) by Rick Astley.
In UK With A Little Help From My Friends / She's Leaving Home by Wet Wet Wet / Billy Bragg With Cara Tivey was in the top 5 hits.
Who Framed Roger Rabbit, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while Zoya by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching TV Pirata.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fire-Brigade The Battle for Kiev - 1943 or Haunted Castle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 June 1988 ?
- St. Albert Chmielowski.
- National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
- Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
- Kyle Heckathorn: American baseball player he was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 2009 amateur draft.
- Ruben Sole: YouTube Star.
- Drew Scott: Pop Singer.
- Toru Baba: Japanese actor entertainer and singer.
- Andrew Ogilvy: Australian basketball player.
- Bruce Springsteen separates from Juliette Phillips
- Microsoft releases MS DOS 4.0.
- Soyuz TM-5 launches
- Women sentenced to 90 years in first product tampering murder case.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Rick Astley - Together Forever (Remix)
- George Michael - One More Try
- Debbie Gibson - Foolish Beat
- Michael Jackson - Dirty Diana
- The Jets - Make It Real
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Everything Your Heart Desires
- Belinda Carlisle - Circle In The Sand
- Bruce Hornsby - The Valley Road
- Cheap Trick - The Flame
- Prince - Alphabet St.
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