Monday 25 April 1988
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Chesare Bono and Tyler Rowland.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Where Do Broken Hearts Go by Whitney Houston.
In UK Heart by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits.
Wings of Desire, directed by Wim Wenders, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while The Rise And Fall Of The Great Powers by Paul Kennedy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching City Hunter 2.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dark Side or First Queen.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 25 April 1988 ?
- ANZAC Day (Australia, New Zealand).
- Saint Filo.
- Official Red Hat Society day.
- Carnation Revolution commemorated in Portugal (National Holiday).
- Roman Empire - Robigalia in honor of Robigus.
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of Haile Selassie's visit to Jamaica.
- Fuck the Earth Day - Declared by Jon Stewart in the April 24th, 2006 episode.
- Swaziland - National Flag Day.
- Faroe Islands - National Flag Day.
- Sinai Liberation Day, (Egypt), Celebrates the withdrawal of Israeli troops from the Sinai peninsula.
- Saint Anianus
- Alice Day - celebration of the relationship between Alice Liddell and Lewis Carroll.
- World Penguin Day
- Easter Sunday - 1886, 1943, 2038. In the Gregorian Calendar 25th April is the latest date on which Easter Sunday can fall (22nd March is the earliest).
- Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, falls on April 25 in 2006.
- Festa della Liberazione, (Italy), annual commemoration to mark the liberation of Italy at the end of the Second World War.
- Saint Ermin
- Saint Mark the Evangelist
- Chesare Bono: American noted family, the first son of former actor and Palm Springs Mayor Sonny Bono and his wife, Mary; Sonny's his first legitimate son.
- Tyler Rowland: YouTube Star.
- Sara Paxton: American actress.
- James Sheppard: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Nightline goes on location to Jerusalem Israel
- John Demjanjuk (Ivan the Terrible), sentenced to death in Jerusalem
- NASA launches space vehicle S-211.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Whitney Houston - Where Do Broken Hearts Go
- Terence Trent D'Arby - Wishing Well
- Aerosmith - Angel
- INXS - Devil Inside
- Gloria Estefan - Anything For You
- Billy Ocean - Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car
- Natalie Cole - Pink Cadillac
- Taylor Dayne - Prove Your Love
- Tiffany - I Saw Him Standing There
- Pebbles - Girlfriend
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