Wednesday 24 August 1988
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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.
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Which were the important events of 24 August 1988 ?
- Liberia: Flag Day
- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
- Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
- Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
- Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
- Rupert Grint: Movie Actor.
- Hanna Merjos: Model.
- Helga Krapf: German-Filipino actress.
- Maya Yoshida: Japanese footballer.
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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