Sunday May 29, 1988
US date format: 5/29/1988, UK date format: 29/5/1988
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 29, 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 Tobin Heath and Simran Kaur.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to One More Try by George Michael.
In UK Perfect by Fairground Attraction was in the top 5 hits.
Big, directed by Penny Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while Battle Cry Of Freedom by James M. McPherson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ciel mon mardi!.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Famicom Tantei Club: Kieta Kōkeisha or Hot Rod.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 29, 1988?
- Nigeria: Democracy Day.
- Saint Theodosia
- Bah�'f Faith: Ascension of Bah�'u'llah.
- United Kingdom: Oak Apple Day.
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- President Zia ul-Haq fires government / disbands parliament in Pakistan
- Sherri Turner wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 29, 1988?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- George Michael - One More Try
- Johnny Hates Jazz - Shattered Dreams
- Gloria Estefan - Anything For You
- Samantha Fox - Naughty Girls (Need Love Too)
- Foreigner - I Don't Want To Live Without You
- Pet Shop Boys - Always On My Mind
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Everything Your Heart Desires
- Rick Astley - Together Forever (Remix)
- White Lion - Wait
- Brenda Russell - Piano In The Dark
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?