Saturday 30 April 1988
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Where Do Broken Hearts Go by Whitney Houston.
In UK Heart by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits.
Two Moon Junction, directed by Zalman King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while The Icarus Agenda by Robert Ludlum 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 30 April 1988 ?
- Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
- Mexico - Children's Day.
- The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
- Saint Pope Pius V
- LaVeyan Satanism - Walpurgisnacht, or Walpurgis Night, as noted in The Satanic Bible.
- Saint Eutropius
- Saint Maximus, 3rd century martyr
- Saint Marianus and James, martyrs in Numidia in 259
- Scandinavia - The arrival of spring, Walpurgis Night.
- Saint Joseph Benedict Cottolengo
- Roman Empire - third day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Blessed Hildegard
- Blessed Radolf of Affligem
- Blessed Rosemonde
- Vietnam - Liberation Day.
- Bealtaine Eve (From either Irish Bealtaine or Scottish Gaelic). Originally a Celtic Druid holiday.
- Saint Suitbert the Younger (d. 807)
- Andy Allen: Australian chef.
- Molloko at the San Diego Zoo: first California condor chick conceived in captivity.
- Molloko: San Diego Zoo - 1st California condor chick conceived in captivity.
- James McCracken: American singer, a dramatic tenor in opera.
- World Expo '88 opens in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The exhibition runs for six months, hosting pavilions from over 70 countries.
- New York Yankees' Dave Winfield gets his 29th RBI of April; sets American League and ties major league record.
- Baltimore Orioles win record 14th straight from beginning of season.
- New York Knights' first arena football game; beat Los Angeles Cobras 60-52 in Los Angeles.
- Largest banana split ever, at 4.55 miles long, is made in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania.
- New Jersey Devils beat Washington Capitals 3-2 taking 7th game of Patrick Division final.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Gloria Estefan - Anything For You
- Billy Ocean - Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car
- Whitney Houston - Where Do Broken Hearts Go
- Terence Trent D'Arby - Wishing Well
- INXS - Devil Inside
- Aerosmith - Angel
- Natalie Cole - Pink Cadillac
- Pebbles - Girlfriend
- Taylor Dayne - Prove Your Love
- Tiffany - I Saw Him Standing There
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