Wednesday February 24, 1988
US date format: 2/24/1988, UK date format: 24/2/1988
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 24, 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 Nicole Faverón and Alexander Koch (actor).
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Father Figure by George Michael.
In UK I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits.
Le petit amour, directed by Agnès Varda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while Patriot Games by Tom Clancy 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 Hostages or Apache 3.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 24, 1988?
- Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
- Flag Day in MTxico.
- St. Sergius
- Dragobete in Romania.
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- Supreme Ct votes 8-0 Jerry Falwell cannot collect for Hustler parody
- South African apartheid regime bans the United Democratic Front.
- Matti Nykanen becomes winter Olympics first triple gold medalist.
- The Supreme Court of the United States sides with Hustler magazine (voting 8-0) by overturning a lower court decision to award Jerry Falwell US$200,000 for defamation.
- Irwan Chanin: US theater builder, dies at age 96.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 24, 1988?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- George Michael - Father Figure
- Pet Shop Boys - What Have I Done To Deserve This
- Patrick Swayze - She's Like The Wind
- Rick Astley - Never Gonna Give You Up
- Eric Carmen - Hungry Eyes
- Expose - Seasons Change
- Foreigner - Say You Will
- Belinda Carlisle - I Get Weak
- Paul Carrack - Don't Shed A Tear
- Gloria Estefan - Can't Stay Away From You
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Pebbles - Girlfriend
- Stevie Wonder - You Will Know
- Jody Watley - Some Kind Of Lover
- Angela Winbush - Run To Me
- Alexander O'Neal Featuring Cherrelle - Never Knew Love Like This
- The Deele - Two Occasions
- Keith Sweat - I Want Her
- M/A/R/R/S - Pump Up The Volume
- Chris Jasper - Superbad
- Shanice Wilson - No 1/2 Steppin'
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on February 24, 1988?
On February 24, 1988 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is February 24, 1988?
On February 24, 1988 the zodiac sign was Pisces.
Who was the US President on February 24, 1988?
On February 24, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 24, 1988?
On February 24, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on February 24, 1988?
On February 24, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on February 24, 1988?
On February 24, 1988 several famous people were born including, Nicole Faverón, Alexander Koch (actor), Rodrigue Beaubois.
Which famous people died on February 24, 1988?
Famous people died on February 24, 1988 include, Irwan Chanin.
What was the number one song in February 24, 1988?
The number one song in the week of February 24, 1988 was Father Figure by George Michael in US and I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue in UK.
What were the top hits on February 24, 1988?
The top hits on February 24, 1988 were Father Figure by George Michael, What Have I Done To Deserve This by Pet Shop Boys, She's Like The Wind by Patrick Swayze 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.