Thursday 24 March 1988
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jean-Guillaume Béatrix and Aiga Grabuste.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Man In The Mirror by Michael Jackson.
In UK I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits.
Beetlejuice, directed by Tim Burton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while The Icarus Agenda by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Chelmsford 123.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation or Golgo 13: Top Secret Episode.
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Which were the important events of 24 March 1988 ?
- World Tuberculosis Day.
- Saint Simeon (died 1475)
- Ancient Latvia - Kazimiras Diena observed.
- Saint Catharine of Sweden ((died 1381)
- Jean-Guillaume Béatrix: French biathlete, he won two silver medals with the French relay at the World championships (2012 and 13) and a bronze one in the pursuit at the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
- Aiga Grabuste: Latvian heptathlete.
- Ryan Higgins: Zimbabwean cricketer.
- Matías Martínez: Argentinian footballer.
- Kardo Ploomipuu: Estonian swimmer.
- Sharmin Ratna: Bangladeshi target shooter
- Gospel at Colonus opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 61 performances
- Quarterback Dan Fouts retires.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Michael Jackson - Man In The Mirror
- Richard Marx - Endless Summer Nights
- Rick Astley - Never Gonna Give You Up
- Debbie Gibson - Out Of The Blue
- Billy Ocean - Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car
- Belinda Carlisle - I Get Weak
- Keith Sweat - I Want Her
- George Michael - Father Figure
- The Jets - Rocket 2 U
- Def Leppard - Hysteria
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