Friday 1 January 1988, NewYear’s Day
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Nelufar Hedayat and Ghazala Javed.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Faith by George Michael.
In UK Always On My Mind by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits.
Good Morning, Vietnam, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while Patriot Games by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching MAZ ab!.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Deja Vu II: Lost in Las Vegas or Famicom Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 January 1988 ?
- Nelufar Hedayat: Afghan-English journalist.
- Ghazala Javed: Pakistani singer and dancer (d. 2012).
- Dallas Keuchel: American baseball player.
- Grzegorz Panfil: Polish tennis player.
- Czech born tennis star Hana Mandikova becomes an Australian Citizen
- Year of the Reader begins
- Leo Steiner, New York Carnegie Deli's owner, dies.
- Miami beats Oklahoma for college football championship.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- George Michael - Faith
- Whitney Houston - So Emotional
- Whitesnake - Is This Love
- George Harrison - Got My Mind Set On You
- Debbie Gibson - Shake Your Love
- Jody Watley - Don't You Want Me
- Michael Jackson - The Way You Make Me Feel
- Pretty Poison - Catch Me (I'm Falling)
- John Cougar Mellencamp - Cherry Bomb
- INXS - Need You Tonight
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