Sunday January 31, 1988
US date format: 1/31/1988, UK date format: 31/1/1988
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 31, 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 Mozart La Para and Dylan Scott.
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.
The Unbearable Lightness of Being, directed by Philip Kaufman, 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 Secret Life of Machines.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Iron Tank: The Invasion of Normandy Great Tank or Chase H.Q..
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 31, 1988?
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- Barge sinks near Anacortes, Washington, USA, spills 70,000 gallons of oil.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 31, 1988?
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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
- George Harrison - Got My Mind Set On You
- Eric Carmen - Hungry Eyes
- Elton John - Candle In The Wind (Live)
- Taylor Dayne - Tell It To My Heart
Top #5 songs in the UK
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
Sport Games on January 31, 1988
- Denver Broncos - Washington Redskins : 10 - 42
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?