Saturday 12 November 1988
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Thomas Forsne and Russell Westbrook.
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.
The Land Before Time, directed by Don Bluth, 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 Neizchezvashtite.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Legendary Wings or Michael Andretti's World GP.
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Which were the important events of 12 November 1988 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
- Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
- National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
- In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
- Thomas Forsne: French noted family, the natural son of Francois Mitterand, born when his father was 72.
- Russell Westbrook: American basketball player.
- Jason Chen: Pop Singer.
- Alistair Brammer: English actor and singer.
- Japan beats Major League Baseball All-Star team 5-4 in Tokyo (Game 6 of 7).
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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