Wednesday 4 May 1988
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Radja Nainggolan and Georgios Ioannidis.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Wishing Well by Terence Trent D'Arby.
In UK With A Little Help From My Friends / She's Leaving Home by Wet Wet Wet / Billy Bragg With Cara Tivey was in the top 5 hits.
Wings of Desire, directed by Wim Wenders, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while Love, Medicine & Miracles by Bernie S. Siegel was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arena Football or First Queen.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 May 1988 ?
- Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
- Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- International Firefighters' Day.
- Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
- People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- Blessed Catherine of Park
- Saint Judas Cyriacus
- Saint Florian
- Saint Godehard
- Saint Monica of Hippo (d. 387)
- Saint Ethelred
- Saint Silvianus
- Saint Titianus
- Saint Willerik
- Saint John Houghton, Saint Robert Lawrence, Saint Augustine Webster, Saint Richard Reynolds, and Saint John Hale; all put to death in 1535.
- Saint Malou
- The Netherlands - Remembrance of the Dead.
- Radja Nainggolan
- Georgios Ioannidis: Greek footballer.
- Robert Lacy: American writer.
- BrickQueen : YouTube Star.
- Giorgos Ioannidis: Greek footballer.
- A major explosion at an industrial solid-fuel rocket plant in Henderson, Nevada, causes damage extending up to 10 miles away, including Las Vegas's McCarran International Airport.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Terence Trent D'Arby - Wishing Well
- Gloria Estefan - Anything For You
- Aerosmith - Angel
- Whitney Houston - Where Do Broken Hearts Go
- Natalie Cole - Pink Cadillac
- Pet Shop Boys - Always On My Mind
- Taylor Dayne - Prove Your Love
- Johnny Hates Jazz - Shattered Dreams
- Icehouse - Electric Blue
- Samantha Fox - Naughty Girls (Need Love Too)
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