Tuesday 23 August 1988
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Carl Hagelin and Steve Garrigan.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Monkey by George Michael.
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.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Amagon or Hidden Agenda.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 23 August 1988 ?
- Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
- Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
- Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
- RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
- Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
- Carl Hagelin: Hockey Player.
- Steve Garrigan: Rock Singer.
- Kimberly Matula: Soap Opera Actress.
- Jeremy Lin: American basketball player.
- Olga Govortsova: Belarusian tennis player.
- Kim Matula: American actress
- Mike Tyson and Mitch Green brawl at 4 A.M. in Harlem
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- George Michael - Monkey
- Elton John - I Don't Wanna Go On With You Like That
- Chicago - I Don't Wanna Live Without Your Love
- Guns N' Roses - Sweet Child O' Mine
- Robert Palmer - Simply Irresistible
- Tracy Chapman - Fast Car
- Steve Winwood - Roll With It
- Huey Lewis & The News - Perfect World
- Whitney Houston - Love Will Save The Day
- Gloria Estefan - 1-2-3
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