Sunday 28 August 1988
It was Sunday, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 August 1988 ?
- Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
- Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
- 40th Emmy Awards: 30something, Wonder Years and Richard Kiley
- 70 killed in crash of 3 Italian AF fighters at air show in Germany
- 88th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Eric Meeks
- Italian stunt flyers crashes in flames in West Germany, killing 50
- Patty Jordan wins LPGA Ocean State Golf Open
- Rosie Jones wins LPGA Nestle World Golf Championship
- Ramstein airshow disaster: three aircraft of the Frecce Tricolori demonstration team collide and the wreckage falls into the crowd. 75 are killed and 346 seriously injured.
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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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