Friday January 29, 1988
This day in 30 sec.
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 29, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Tatyana Chernova and Stephanie Gilmore.
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.
Cop, directed by James B. Harris, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while The Great Depression Of 1990 by Ravi Batra was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Die Hausmeisterin.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dynamite Düx or Apache 3.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 29 January 1988
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Which were the important events of 29 January 1988 ?
- Tatyana Chernova: Russian heptathlete.
- Stephanie Gilmore: Australian surfer.
- Masaki Kaji: Japanese actor and singer.
- Scott Tweedie: TV Show Host.
- Aydın Yılmaz: Turkish footballer.
- Largest NBA crowd-Boston Celtics at Detroit Pistons (61,938).
- United Airlines Boeing 747SP circles world in 36 hours 54 minutes 15 seconds.
- Canadian Ben Johnson breaks own 50-yard dash world record at 5.15s.
- Spectrum Holobyte introduces the Tetris computer game in the US. This is the first entertainment software imported to the US from the Soviet Union. The game was written by Vagim Gerasimov and Alexi Paszitnov at the Computer Center of the USSR Academy of Sciences in Moscow.
- The Midwest Classic Conference, a U.S. college athletic conference, is formed.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1988 ?
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
- Got My Mind Set On You - George Harrison
- Eric Carmen - Hungry Eyes
- Candle In The Wind (Live) - Elton John
- Taylor Dayne - Tell It To My Heart
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
Top #10 Latin songs
- AY AMOR - Ana Gabriel
- SOY ASI - Jose Jose
- Jose Luis Rodriguez - Y TU TAMBIEN LLORARAS
- Jose Javier Solis - Me estoy volviendo loco
- Juan Gabriel - DEBO HACERLO
- Negra - Roberto Carlos
- LLUVIA - Eddie Santiago
- Beatriz Adriana - La luna sera la luna
- PETALO Y ESPINAS - Los Yonic's
- Brenda K. Starr - DESAYUNO DE AMOR
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?