Friday 26 August 1988
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Princess Maria Laura of Belgium and Wayne Simmonds.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Monkey by George Michael.
In UK The Only Way Is Up by Yazz & The Plastic Population was in the top 5 hits.
The Big Blue, directed by Luc Besson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while The Cardinal Of The Kremlin by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hoppin' Mad or Laser Squad.
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Which were the important events of 26 August 1988 ?
- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
- Princess Maria Laura of Belgium: Archduchess of Austria-Este.
- Wayne Simmonds: Hockey Player.
- Elvis Andrus: Venezuelan baseball player.
- Evan Ross: American actor.
- Tori Black: American porn actress.
- Niña Jose: Filipino actress
- Maria Laura of Belgium: Archduchess of Austria-Este
- Danielle Savre: American actress singer and dancer
- Lars Stindl: German football player
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- George Michael - Monkey
- Elton John - I Don't Wanna Go On With You Like That
- Chicago - I Don't Wanna Live Without Your Love
- Guns N' Roses - Sweet Child O' Mine
- Robert Palmer - Simply Irresistible
- Tracy Chapman - Fast Car
- Steve Winwood - Roll With It
- Huey Lewis & The News - Perfect World
- Whitney Houston - Love Will Save The Day
- Gloria Estefan - 1-2-3
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