Sunday February 21, 1988
US date format: 2/21/1988, UK date format: 21/2/1988
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 21, 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 D J White and Salems Lady.
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 Winter by Len Deighton 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 Hidden Agenda or Downhill Challenge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 21, 1988?
- Saint Pepin of Landen
- Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
- Saint Randoald
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- Televangelist Jimmy Swaggert confesses his sins to his congregation
- Gustafson skates world record 10 km (13:48.20).
- Actor Dudley Moore marries actress Brogan Lane.
- During a live TV broadcast, televangelist Jimmy Swaggart confesses to an unspecified sin, then announces he would be leaving his ministry for an unspecified length of time.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 21, 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 21If February 21, 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?