This Week in History: March 27-31, 1988 is your source for free news and information in the Wilmington area.

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.

More This Week in History: Mar. 6-10, 1982; Mar. 13-17, 1977; Mar. 20-24, 1985

-Information compiled by Mike Hack

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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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