Wednesday January 27, 1988
US date format: 1/27/1988, UK date format: 27/1/1988
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 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 Wen Liu and Alice Burdeu.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Need You Tonight by INXS.
In UK I Think We're Alone Now by Tiffany was in the top 5 hits.
The Unbearable Lightness of Being, directed by Philip Kaufman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while The Bonfire Of The Vanities by Tom Wolfe was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Secret Life of Machines.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Decisive Battles of the American Civil War Volume 1: Bull Run to Chancellorsville or Hanjuku Hero.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 27, 1988?
- UN ? International Holocaust Memorial Day
- Germany ? Gedenktag fnr die Opfer des Nationalsozialismus (Commemoration Day for the Victims of National Socialism).
- Catholicism ? Catholic Schools Week.
- Poland ? Dzie? Pami?ci Ofiar Nazizmu (Memorial Day for the Victims of Nazism).
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- US Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approves nomination of Judge Anthony M Kennedy to US Supreme Court.
- Massa Makan Diabate: Malian author (Born 1938).
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 27, 1988?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- INXS - Need You Tonight
- Tiffany - Could've Been
- Bangles - Hazy Shade Of Winter
- Michael Jackson - The Way You Make Me Feel
- Expose - Seasons Change
- Roger - I Want To Be Your Man
- George Harrison - Got My Mind Set On You
- Eric Carmen - Hungry Eyes
- Elton John - Candle In The Wind (Live)
- Taylor Dayne - Tell It To My Heart
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Keith Sweat - I Want Her
- Kashif & Meli'sa Morgan - Love Changes
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Love Overboard
- Meli'sa Morgan - If You Can Do It: I Can Too!!
- Miki Howard - Baby, Be Mine
- Pebbles - Girlfriend
- Stephanie Mills - Secret Lady
- Michael Cooper - To Prove My Love
- Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam Featuring Full Force - Someone To Love Me For Me
- The Deele - Two Occasions
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 27If January 27, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 7 months, 30 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 1 day.
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?