Saturday February 20, 1988
US date format: 2/20/1988, UK date format: 20/2/1988
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 20, 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 Rihanna and Sophie Tapie.
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 Chaos by James Gleick 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 Gain Ground or Goody.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 20, 1988?
- Peter Kalikow purchases New York Post from Rupert Murdoch for US$37.6 million.
- Rob Druppers runs world record indoor 1000 metre (2:16.2).
- 500 die in heavy rains in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
- Stefka Kostadinova high jumps indoor world record (2.06 metres).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 20, 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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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on February 20, 1988?
On February 20, 1988 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is February 20, 1988?
On February 20, 1988 the zodiac sign was Pisces.
Who was the US President on February 20, 1988?
On February 20, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 20, 1988?
On February 20, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on February 20, 1988?
On February 20, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on February 20, 1988?
On February 20, 1988 several famous people were born including, Rihanna , Sophie Tapie, Tracy Spiridakos.
What was the number one song in February 20, 1988?
The number one song in the week of February 20, 1988 was Seasons Change by Expose in US and I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue in UK.
What were the top hits on February 20, 1988?
The top hits on February 20, 1988 were Seasons Change by Expose, What Have I Done To Deserve This by Pet Shop Boys, Could've Been by Tiffany in US and I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue, I Think We're Alone Now by Tiffany, When Will I Be Famous by Bros in UK.