Saturday February 27, 1988
US date format: 2/27/1988, UK date format: 27/2/1988
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 27, 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 Camila Coelho and Iain Ramsay.
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 Kuri Kinton or Formation Armed F.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 27, 1988?
- International Polar Bear Day.
- Saint Antigone
- Saint Leander
- First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
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- Gulfstream G-IV jet goes around the world 36:08:34.
- Katarina Witt (German Democratic Republic) wins second consecutive Olympics figure skating.
- Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Orient Leasing Hawaiian Ladies Golf Open.
- Bonnie Blair (US) wins Olympics 500 metre speed skating in record 39.1 seconds.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 27, 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 27If February 27, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 6 months, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 4 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?