Monday 9 May 1988
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include John Ryan Fitzpatrick and J Fitzpatrick.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Anything For You by Gloria Estefan.
In UK Perfect by Fairground Attraction was in the top 5 hits.
Wings of Desire, directed by Wim Wenders, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while Beloved by Toni Morrison was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Vale Tudo.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing F-1 Dream or Lancelot.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 9 May 1988 ?
- Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
- Our Lady of Flanders
- Saint Tudi
- Saint Pachomius (died 346)
- Saint Gerontius (died 501)
- Roman Empire ? Feast of the Lemures (See Larvae).
- Jersey, Guernsey ? Liberation Day (commemorating the end of the German Occupation of the Channel Islands during World War II).
- Saint Carolina
- European Union ? Europe day, commemorating the "Schuman declaration".
Famous Birthdays:09 May
- Belgium: 8th government of Martens forms
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Gloria Estefan - Anything For You
- Johnny Hates Jazz - Shattered Dreams
- Terence Trent D'Arby - Wishing Well
- George Michael - One More Try
- Natalie Cole - Pink Cadillac
- Pet Shop Boys - Always On My Mind
- Aerosmith - Angel
- Samantha Fox - Naughty Girls (Need Love Too)
- Icehouse - Electric Blue
- Foreigner - I Don't Want To Live Without You
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?