Tuesday 1 November 1988
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Masahiro Tanaka and Aditya Dev.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Kokomo by The Beach Boys.
In UK One Moment In Time by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits.
They Live, directed by John Carpenter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while The Queen Of The Damned by Anne Rice was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching This Is David Lander.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arena Football or Crosswize.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 November 1988 ?
- Also see November 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- United States - Start of National Novel Writing Month
- World Vegan Day
- Mexico - The Day of the Dead
- Ireland - Samhain the traditional first day of Winter
- Algeria - National day
- Catholicism - Holy Day of Obligation, All Saints Day. Holiday in Austria, Belgium, Croatia, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Mexico, The Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia, Spain, Guatemala.
- Roman festivals - last day of the Ludi Victoriae Sullanae.
- Antigua and Barbuda - Independence Day (from Britain, 1981)
- Masahiro Tanaka: Japanese baseball player.
- Aditya Dev: Indian bodybuilder and dancer (d. 2012).
- Ai Fukuhara: Japanese table tennis player.
- Actor Jeff Goldblum and actress Gena Davis wed in Las Vegas
- Chris Sabo, wins NL Rookie of Year award
- Staten Island ferry gets 1st pay phones
- In the Israeli election, Likud wins 47 seats, Labour wins 49, but Likud Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir remains in office.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beach Boys - Kokomo
- The Escape Club - Wild, Wild West
- Phil Collins - Groovy Kind Of Love
- Kylie Minogue - The Loco-Motion
- Bon Jovi - Bad Medicine
- Whitney Houston - One Moment In Time
- INXS - Never Tear Us Apart
- U2 - Desire
- Red Red Wine '88 - UB40
- Information Society - What's On Your Mind (Pure Energy)
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