Sunday 21 August 1988
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Roll With It by Steve Winwood.
In UK The Only Way Is Up by Yazz & The Plastic Population 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.
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Which were the important events of 21 August 1988 ?
- Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
- Orthodox - Thaddaeus
- RC saints - Pope Pius X
- Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
- Paris Bennett: American singer and finalist on American Idol (season 5).
- Louise Setara: English singer-songwriter.
- Whitney Sloan: English actress.
- Robert Lewandowski: Polish football player, playing for the Bayern Munich and captaining his national team.
- Victoria Baker-Harber: Reality Star.
- Cease fire between Iran and Iraq takes effect after 8 years of war
- Juli Inkster wins LPGA Atlantic City Golf Classic
- Yordanka Donkova runs world record 100 m hurdles (12.21)
- Major earthquake of magnitude 6.6 hits the Nepal-India Border. Estimated 1,004 people killed and more than 16,000 injured
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Steve Winwood - Roll With It
- George Michael - Monkey
- Gloria Estefan - 1-2-3
- Elton John - I Don't Wanna Go On With You Like That
- Eric Carmen - Make Me Lose Control
- Chicago - I Don't Wanna Live Without Your Love
- Breathe - Hands To Heaven
- Terence Trent D'Arby - Sign Your Name
- Guns N' Roses - Sweet Child O' Mine
- Tracy Chapman - Fast Car
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