This Week in History: March 27-31, 1988

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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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