Thursday 12 May 1988
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Marcelo Vieira and Marky Cielo.
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 Battle Cry Of Freedom by James M. McPherson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Vale Tudo.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Impossible Mission II or ATF (Advanced Tactical Fighter).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Saint Epiphanius
- Saint Domitilla
- Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
- International Nurses Day
- Saint Modoald
- Buddhism in Sri Lanka, Thailand - Visakha Bucha. (2006) 
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2005: the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
- Blessed Imelda
- Saint Pancras (died 304), second of the Ice Saints
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saints Achilleus and Nereus
- Saint Joan of Portugal
- Marcelo Vieira: Soccer Player.
- Marky Cielo: Filipino dancer and actor (d. 2008).
- Marcelo Vieira da Silva Junior: Brazilian footballer.
- Carrie opens at Virginia Theater NYC for 5 performances
- Chet Baker, American jazz trumpeter, falls to death out of a hotel window at age 59 (born 1929).
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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