Wednesday 9 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 Wild, Wild West by The Escape Club.
In UK First Time by Robin Beck was in the top 5 hits.
Oliver & Company, directed by George Scribner, 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.
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Which were the important events of 9 November 1988 ?
- Roman Catholicism - Dedication of the Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, Cathedral of the Pope (memorial feast day)
- Also see November 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Cambodia - Independence Day (1953)
- Pakistan - Allama Iqbal Day (1877)
- Germany - November 9th is often called Germany's Schicksalstag (day of fate) due to the events of 1848, 1918, 1923, 1938, and 1989.
- Europe - Inventor's Day - in honor of Hedy Lamarr's birthday
- United States - World Freedom Day, to commenerate the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989
- Nikki Williams: Pop Singer.
- Analeigh Tipton: Model.
- Nikki Blonsky: American actress.
- Lustrelux : YouTube Star.
- Josip Čorić: Croatian-Bosnian footballer.
- Prince of Central Park opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 4 performances
- MLB All-Star team beat Japan 8-2 in Nishinomya, (Game 4 of 7)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Escape Club - Wild, Wild West
- The Beach Boys - Kokomo
- Kylie Minogue - The Loco-Motion
- Bon Jovi - Bad Medicine
- Whitney Houston - One Moment In Time
- U2 - Desire
- Phil Collins - Groovy Kind Of Love
- Will To Power - Baby, I Love Your Way/Freebird Medley
- George Michael - Kissing A Fool
- INXS - Never Tear Us Apart
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