Sunday 17 January 1988
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Keraun Harris and Andrea Antonelli.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Got My Mind Set On You by George Harrison.
In UK Heaven Is A Place On Earth by Belinda Carlisle was in the top 5 hits.
Good Morning, Vietnam, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while Time Flies by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching World Ninja War Jiraiya.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dark Fusion or Desert Commander.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 January 1988 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
- Keraun Harris: Vine Star.
- Andrea Antonelli: Italian motorcycle racer (d. 2013).
- Will Genia: Australian rugby player.
- Héctor Moreno: Mexican footballer.
- Teddy & Alice closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 77 performances
- Leslie Manigay elected President of Haiti.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- George Harrison - Got My Mind Set On You
- Whitney Houston - So Emotional
- Michael Jackson - The Way You Make Me Feel
- INXS - Need You Tonight
- Tiffany - Could've Been
- Bangles - Hazy Shade Of Winter
- Elton John - Candle In The Wind (Live)
- Taylor Dayne - Tell It To My Heart
- George Michael - Faith
- Whitesnake - Is This Love
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Sport Games on 17 January 1988
- Cleveland Browns - Denver Broncos : 33 - 38
- Minnesota Vikings - Washington Redskins : 10 - 17
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