Friday 14 October 1988
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include MacKenzie Mauzy and Terry Price.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Red Red Wine '88 by UB40.
In UK One Moment In Time by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits.
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers, directed by Dwight H. Little, 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.
On TV people were watching Colin's Sandwich.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crazy Climber 2 or Jack Nicklaus' Greatest 18 Holes of Major Championship Golf.
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- Also see October 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Navet (Turnip) Day, twenty-third day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Teachers' Day, or National Education Day in Poland
- World Standards Day (from ISO, IEC, ITU)
- RC Saints - Pope Callistus I
- World Organ Donation Day
- MacKenzie Mauzy: American actress to date known mostly for her work on soap operas.
- Terry Price: .
- Richie Vetter: Vine Star.
- Pia Toscano: American Singer.
- Glenn Maxwell: Cricket Player.
- Mary Morris: Actress (Agitator, Double Door).
- Mike Tyson countersues Robin Givens for divorce and annulment
- Naguib Mahfouz is 1st Arabic writer to win Nobel literature prize
- New Jersey Devils raise their first pennant (Patrick Division Playoff Champions).
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Red Red Wine '88 - UB40
- Def Leppard - Love Bites
- Phil Collins - Groovy Kind Of Love
- Cheap Trick - Don't Be Cruel
- Information Society - What's On Your Mind (Pure Energy)
- Bobby McFerrin - Don't Worry Be Happy (Edit)
- Steve Winwood - Don't You Know What The Night Can Do?
- Bobby Brown - Don't Be Cruel
- The Escape Club - Wild, Wild West
- Joan Jett & The Blackhearts - I Hate Myself For Loving You
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