Sunday 28 February 1988
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Marketa Irglova and Steeve Gerard Fanka.
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.
Frantic, directed by Roman Polanski, 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 Fear.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Golgo 13: Top Secret Episode or The Final Round.
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Which were the important events of 28 February 1988 ?
- Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
- Saint Silvana
- Saint Rufinus
- Saint Oswald (d. 992)
- Bah�'f Faith - Day 3 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Saint Romanus (died 463)
- Marketa Irglova: Czech songwriter and actress.
- Steeve Gerard Fanka: Cameroonian footballer.
- Aroldis Chapman: Baseball Player.
- Steeve Fankà: Cameroonian footballer.
- Jorge Gastélum: Mexican footballer.
- Markéta Irglová: Czech singer-songwriter guitarist and actress
- Yevgeni Kabayev: Russian footballer
- Maikol Negro: Italian footballer
- 15th Winter Olympic games close at Calgary, Canada
- Anti-Armenian pogrom in Azerbaijan, 30 killed.
- Yvonne van Gennip skates world record 5 km ladies (7:14.13).
- Pat Verbeek becomes first New Jersey Devils' player to score four goals in an NHL game.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1988 ?
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
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