Friday 29 April 1988
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jonathan Toews and Dillon (singer).
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Where Do Broken Hearts Go by Whitney Houston.
In UK Heart by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits.
Wings of Desire, directed by Wim Wenders, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while Love In The Time Of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching City Hunter 2.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Denizen or Michael Andretti's World GP.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
- Saint Hugh of Cluny
- International Dance Day.
- Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
- Greenery Day (1989-2006).
- Sh?wa Day (2007 - Day of Showa period, which is reigned by Emperor Hirohito)
- Roman Empire - second day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Bah�'f Faith - The ninth day of the Festival of Ridv�n.
- Saint Catherine of Siena
- Saint Wilfred the Younger
- Saint Peter of Verona
- Jonathan Toews: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Dillon (singer)
- Younha : South Korean singer-songwriter.
- Elías Hernández: Mexican footballer.
- Jovan Leacock: American footballer.
- Taoufik Makhloufi: Algerian runner.
- Steve Mason: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Julian Reus: German sprinter.
- Michael Castro: Pop Singer.
- 60 Minutes newscaster Diane Sawyer weds Mike Nichols
- Burt Reynolds and Loni Anderson marry
- Orioles beat White Sox 9-0 for 1st 1988 win after 21 loses
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Whitney Houston - Where Do Broken Hearts Go
- Terence Trent D'Arby - Wishing Well
- Aerosmith - Angel
- INXS - Devil Inside
- Gloria Estefan - Anything For You
- Billy Ocean - Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car
- Natalie Cole - Pink Cadillac
- Taylor Dayne - Prove Your Love
- Tiffany - I Saw Him Standing There
- Pebbles - Girlfriend
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