This Week in History is compiled each week for Local Shout by Wilmington resident Mike Hack.
This Week in History: March 27-31, 1988
The number one movie is “Beetlejuice” starring Michael Keaton.
The number one song is “Man in the Mirror” by Michael Jackson.
Pop singer Jessie J was born and baseball player Ted Kluszewski died.
Quote: “Oh, I have sinned against you, and I beg your forgiveness,” cried TV evangelist Jimmy Swaggart during what has been dubbed his “I have sinned” speech. It followed Swaggart being caught with a prostitute.
-Information compiled by Mike Hack
Mike Hack has enjoyed living in North Carolina for fourteen years and Wilmington for the past seven. Mike is a musician and videographer who enjoys crossword puzzles, Jeopardy, bus rides, long walks, and music history trivia. Mike has a vast knowledge of dates, and researching them is just one of his many passions. Mike also has autism and is enjoying connecting with his community via Port City Daily!
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