Friday 1 April 1988
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Robin Lopez and Ty Turner.
In that special week of April 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.
Above the Law, directed by Andrew Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while Keeping Secrets by Suzanne Somers was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching City Hunter 2.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cabal or Iron Tank: The Invasion of Normandy Great Tank.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 April 1988 ?
- Saint Waleric
- Saint Hugh of Grenoble
- Orissa - a state in eastern India celebrates "Utkal Divas", its statehood day.
- India - Start of financial year.
- Canada - Beginning of government's fiscal year.
- Japan - The official start of school years in most universities and schools. Also, the official First Day of Work at companies and offices for new university graduates hires, marked by welcoming ceremonies and speeches.
- April 1 is known as April Fool's Day or All Fools' Day in many countries.
- Roman Empire - Veneralia celebrated to honor Venus.
- In San Marino, two Captains Regent, elected by Parliament, take office for six months.
- Last day of the Assyrian New Year Celebration
- Saint Jacoba
- International Day of the Birds.
- In England and Wales, local government reorganisations traditionally happen on April 1.
- Brielle celebrates victory of 1572 over Spaniards.
- Pigasus Award announcement.
- Robin Lopez: American basketball player.
- Ty Turner: YouTube Star.
- Brook Lopez: American basketball player.
- Alexander Bychkov: Russian serial killer.
- Courtney McCool: American gymnast.
- Alessandra Perilli: Sammarinese target shooter
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Michael Jackson - Man In The Mirror
- Richard Marx - Endless Summer Nights
- Billy Ocean - Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car
- Debbie Gibson - Out Of The Blue
- Keith Sweat - I Want Her
- The Jets - Rocket 2 U
- INXS - Devil Inside
- Rick Astley - Never Gonna Give You Up
- Pebbles - Girlfriend
- Whitney Houston - Where Do Broken Hearts Go
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