Tuesday 26 April 1988
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kimber James and Annie Close.
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 Icarus Agenda by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching City Hunter 2.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Batman: The Caped Crusader or Cosmic Camouflage.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 April 1988 ?
- World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
- Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
- Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
- Tanzania - Union Day.
- Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
- Trudpert (Irish monk martyred in Germany in 607).
- Lucidius (4th century)
- Saint Cletus (Pope Anacletus) and Marcellinus (Popes and martyrs)
- Paschasius (d. 865)
- Richarius or Riquier (d. 643)
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Alda (d. 1309)
- Kimber James: American pornographic actress.
- Annie Close: American noted family, the first child of actress Glenn Close and her lover, producer John Starke.
- Scott Timlin: Reality Star.
- Hazel Mendoza: Spanish-Filipino actress.
- Eric Salamat: Filipino basketball player.
- 1st TNN Viewers choice awards-Randy Travis wins in 5 categories
- NBA approves addition of third referee in the 1988-89 season.
- First TNN Viewers Choice Awards-Randy Travis wins in five categories.
- New York Mets' Davey Johnson becomes second manager to record 400 victory in first four years (Al Lopez did it first).
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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