Sunday 2 October 1988
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Don't Worry Be Happy (Edit) by Bobby McFerrin.
In UK One Moment In Time by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits.
Dead Ringers, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while The Cardinal Of The Kremlin by Tom Clancy 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 October 1988 ?
- Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
- World Farm Animal Day
- Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
- Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
- French Republican Calendar - Pomme de terre (Potato) Day, eleventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- India - Gandhi Jayanti (birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, 1869)
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 02 October
- Alec Issigonis: Greek-British car designer, developer of the Mini (Born 1906).
- 24th Olympic games close at Seoul, Korea
- Gelindo Bordin wins 21st Olympics marathon (2:10:32)
- Mike Tyson wrecks furniture in his Bernardsville New Jersey Mansion
- Minn Twins are 1st AL club ever to break 3 million season attendance
- Police breakup domestic disturbance between Mike Tyson and Robin Givens
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Guns N' Roses - Sweet Child O' Mine
- Bobby McFerrin - Don't Worry Be Happy (Edit)
- Def Leppard - Love Bites
- Red Red Wine '88 - UB40
- Robert Palmer - Simply Irresistible
- Taylor Dayne - I'll Always Love You
- Information Society - What's On Your Mind (Pure Energy)
- Cheap Trick - Don't Be Cruel
- Peter Cetera - One Good Woman
- Joan Jett & The Blackhearts - I Hate Myself For Loving You
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