Friday February 19, 1988
US date format: 2/19/1988, UK date format: 19/2/1988
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 19, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Shawn Matthias and Caleb Grimm.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Seasons Change by Expose.
In UK I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits.
Bloodsport, directed by Newt Arnold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while Mongoose R.I.P. by William F. Buckley Jr was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Der Geisterwald oder Des Raben Rache.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beach Buggy Simulator or Madden NFL.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 19, 1988?
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Pisces
- Astrology: Can also be last day of sun sign Aquarius depending on the time of birth and the astrologer's viewpoint.
- Chaoflux (Discordianism)
- Helga Arendt, Silke-Beate Knoll, Mechthild Kluth, and Gisela Kinzel walk indoor female world record 4x200 metre (1:32.55).
- Andre Frederic Cournand: French-born physician, Nobel laureate...
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 19, 1988?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Expose - Seasons Change
- Pet Shop Boys - What Have I Done To Deserve This
- Tiffany - Could've Been
- George Michael - Father Figure
- Eric Carmen - Hungry Eyes
- Foreigner - Say You Will
- Patrick Swayze - She's Like The Wind
- Rick Astley - Never Gonna Give You Up
- Paul Carrack - Don't Shed A Tear
- Roger - I Want To Be Your Man
Top #5 songs in the UK
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 19If February 19, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 7 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?