Monday 22 February 1988
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Father Figure by George Michael.
In UK I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits.
Frantic, directed by Roman Polanski, 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 22 February 1988 ?
- Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
- United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
- Ash Wednesday in 2023.
- Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
- The Scouting movement celebrates this day as "B.-P. day" or "Founder's Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
- The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts celebrates this day as "Thinking Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell, and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter.
- Borlée Twins: Belgian athlete.
- Jonathan Borlée: Belgian sprinter.
- Kevin Borlée: Belgian sprinter.
- Efraín Juárez: Mexican footballer.
- Sebastian Tyrała: Polish-German footballer.
- Kevin Borlee: Belgian athlete
- TJ Smith: YouTube Star
- SunKissAlba : Instagram Star
- Ximena Navarrete: Mexican beauty queen, Miss Universe 2010
- Bonnie Blair skates world record 500 metre (39.10 seconds).
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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
- George Michael - Father Figure
- Expose - Seasons Change
- Pet Shop Boys - What Have I Done To Deserve This
- Belinda Carlisle - I Get Weak
- Patrick Swayze - She's Like The Wind
- Eric Carmen - Hungry Eyes
- Foreigner - Say You Will
- Gloria Estefan - Can't Stay Away From You
- Paul Carrack - Don't Shed A Tear
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