Wednesday 6 April 1988
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Melisa Cantiveros and Jucilei da Silva.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car by Billy Ocean.
In UK Heart by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits.
Above the Law, directed by Andrew Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while King Of The Murgos by David Eddings was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching City Hunter 2.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fire King or Jack Nicklaus' Greatest 18 Holes of Major Championship Golf.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Saint Isolde
- Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
- The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
- In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
- Saint Balderik
- Saint Marcellinus of Carthage (d.413)
- St. Sixtus
- Saint Wineboud
- Blessed Notker
- The start of the tax year in the United Kingdom (arising from the 11 day correction to March 25 at the adoption of the Gregorian calendar in 1752).
- Jucilei da Silva: Brazilian footballer.
- Melisa Cantiveros: Reality Star.
- Mike Bailey: TV Actor.
- Jucilei : Brazilian footballer.
- Leigh Adams: Australian footballer.
- Daniele Gasparetto: Italian footballer.
- Carlton Mitchell: American football player.
- Fabrice Muamba: Congolese-English footballer.
- Ivonne Orsini: Puerto Rican model and television host Miss World Puerto Rico 2008.
- Black pole explorer M Henson buried next to R Peary in Arlington
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Billy Ocean - Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car
- Michael Jackson - Man In The Mirror
- Debbie Gibson - Out Of The Blue
- INXS - Devil Inside
- Whitney Houston - Where Do Broken Hearts Go
- The Jets - Rocket 2 U
- Richard Marx - Endless Summer Nights
- Pebbles - Girlfriend
- Keith Sweat - I Want Her
- Terence Trent D'Arby - Wishing Well
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