Monday 29 February 1988
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Hannah Mills and Benedikt Howedes.
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.
On TV people were watching Always Afternoon.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battle Chess or The Computer Edition of Scrabble.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Famous Birthdays:29 February
- KWK-FM in St. Louis Missouri changes call letters to WKBG
- Nazi document implicates Waldheim in WWII deportations
- New York City Mayor Koch calls President Ronald Reagan a "WIMP" in the war on drugs.
- South African archbishop Desmond Tutu is arrested along with 100 clergymen during a five-day anti-apartheid demonstration in Cape Town
- Svend Robinson becomes the first member of the Canadian House of Commons to come out as gay.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- George Michael - Father Figure
- Rick Astley - Never Gonna Give You Up
- Patrick Swayze - She's Like The Wind
- Belinda Carlisle - I Get Weak
- Pet Shop Boys - What Have I Done To Deserve This
- Gloria Estefan - Can't Stay Away From You
- David Lee Roth - Just Like Paradise
- Richard Marx - Endless Summer Nights
- Michael Jackson - Man In The Mirror
- Cher - I Found Someone
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