Friday 26 February 1988
It was Friday, 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.
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Which were the important events of 26 February 1988 ?
- Bah�'f Faith - February 26, Day 1 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Blessed Edigna
- Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
- Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
- Saint Victor
- Saint Alexander of Alexandria
- Saint Nestor (died 251)
- Liberation Day in Kuwait (1991).
- Nation of Islam - Savior's Day - commemoration of the birthdate of Wallace Fard Muhammad, believed to be Allah in human form, the saviour of the black race.
- Timo Sild: Estonian orienteer.
- Deniz Yılmaz: Turkish footballer.
- Christian Svendsen: Norwegian bassist (Mopti).
- Charley Webb: Soap Opera Actress.
- Antonella Roccuzzo: Family Member.
- Danny Mac: Soap Opera Actor
- Matteo Ciofani: Italian footballer
- Reid Flair: American wrestler (d. 2013)
- Christa Rotherburger (German Democratic Republic) skates ladies world record 1000 metre (1:17.65).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- George Michael - Father Figure
- Pet Shop Boys - What Have I Done To Deserve This
- Patrick Swayze - She's Like The Wind
- Rick Astley - Never Gonna Give You Up
- Eric Carmen - Hungry Eyes
- Expose - Seasons Change
- Foreigner - Say You Will
- Belinda Carlisle - I Get Weak
- Paul Carrack - Don't Shed A Tear
- Gloria Estefan - Can't Stay Away From You
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