Wednesday 2 November 1988
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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.
Child's Play, directed by Tom Holland, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 November 1988 ?
- Catholicism - All Souls Day (unless on a Sunday)
- Rastafari movement - The coronation of Haile Selassie (1930) celebrated
- USA - admission day (1889) of North Dakota and South Dakota as 39th and 40th states.
- Ancient Latvia - Dveselu Diena held
- Mexico and the United States - Day of the Dead (Spanish: El Dia de los Muertos), a Mexican and Mexican-American celebration of dead ancestors.
Famous Birthdays:02 November
- 1st Mrs America beauty pageant
- Computers virus strikes Pentagon, SDI research lab and 6 universities
- Mexican radio station erronously reports Mike Tyson dies in car crash
- Walt Weiss wins American League rookie of the year (third straight for Oakland Athletics).
- Robert Tappan Morris Jr. unleashes a "worm" program on the ARPAnet computer network (Internet). Over two days, it crashes 10-20 percent of all connected computers.
- The Morris worm, the first computer worm distributed via the Internet, written by Robert Tappan Morris, is launched from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the U.S.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Phil Collins - Groovy Kind Of Love
- Bon Jovi - Bad Medicine
- The Escape Club - Wild, Wild West
- Red Red Wine '88 - UB40
- The Beach Boys - Kokomo
- Kylie Minogue - The Loco-Motion
- Information Society - What's On Your Mind (Pure Energy)
- U2 - Desire
- Whitney Houston - One Moment In Time
- INXS - Never Tear Us Apart
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