Friday February 26, 1988
US date format: 2/26/1988, UK date format: 26/2/1988
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 26, 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 Antonella Roccuzzo and Danny Mac.
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 Famicom Tantei Club: Kieta Kōkeisha or Beach Buggy Simulator.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 26, 1988?
- Blessed Edigna
- Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
- Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
- Saint Victor
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- Christa Rotherburger (German Democratic Republic) skates ladies world record 1000 metre (1:17.65).
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 26, 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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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 26If February 26, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 6 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 3 days.
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?