Tuesday 30 August 1988
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ernests Gulbis and Laura Poldvere.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Monkey by George Michael.
In UK The Only Way Is Up by Yazz & The Plastic Population was in the top 5 hits.
The Big Blue, directed by Luc Besson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while Libra by Don DeLillo was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hoshi wo Sagashite or Blade Eagle 3-D.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 August 1988 ?
- International Day of the Disappeared
- Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
- Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
- Ernests Gulbis: Latvian tennis player.
- Laura Poldvere: Estonian singer.
- Michael Cavanaugh (''StrongSide''): American professional gamer.
- Michael Cavanaugh: American gamer.
- Laura Põldvere: Estonian singer (Suntribe).
- Julianne Philips files for divorce from Bruce Springsteen
- Kent Tekulve is 2nd pitcher in majors to appear in 1,000 games
- Tennis star Chris Everett weds skier Andy Mills.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- George Michael - Monkey
- Guns N' Roses - Sweet Child O' Mine
- Robert Palmer - Simply Irresistible
- Elton John - I Don't Wanna Go On With You Like That
- Chicago - I Don't Wanna Live Without Your Love
- Huey Lewis & The News - Perfect World
- Tracy Chapman - Fast Car
- Van Halen - When It's Love
- New Edition - If It Isn't Love
- Taylor Dayne - I'll Always Love You
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