Friday 6 May 1988
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Casey Chan and Ryan Anderson.
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 Tapestry by Belva Plain was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Keith Courage in Alpha Zones or 8 Eyes.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 May 1988 ?
- Saint Justus
- Sinaites of Serbia
- New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
- Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
- Micah of Radonezh
- New Martyr Elias Ardunis
- Righteous Job the Long-suffering (OT)
- Barbarus the soldier, with Bacchus, Callimachus and Dionysios
- Barbaros the Robber in Thessaly
- Blessed Prudentia
- Saint Benedicta of Rome
- Saint Dominic Savio, patron saint of studying youth
- Saint Lucius
- Saint John in the Oil
Famous Birthdays:06 May
- Graeme Hick scores 405 for Worcestershire versus Somerset 35 fours 11 sixes.
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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?