Monday 17 October 1988
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Christina Crawford and Timothy Molloy.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Groovy Kind Of Love by Phil Collins.
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 Nana.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Last Armageddon or Last Duel.
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Which were the important events of 17 October 1988 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
- United States - Black Poetry Day
- UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
- French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
- Christina Crawford: American professional wrestler.
- Timothy Molloy: Drummer.
- Simply Nailogical: YouTube Star.
- Kristen Espinosa: YouTube Star.
- Rebecca Robertson: Reality Star.
- Dami Im: Pop Singer
- Tori Matsuzaka: Japanese model and actor
- Yuko Oshima: Japanese singer and actress (AKB48 and Not Yet)
- Lyndon LaRouche pleads innocent to fraud, conspiracy indictment
- Phillip Morris announces US$11 billion tender offer for Kraft.
- Dallas Green replaces Lou Pinella as manager of the New York Yankees.
- 31 reported dead as Ugandan jetliner crashes in fog near Rome, Italy.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Phil Collins - Groovy Kind Of Love
- Red Red Wine '88 - UB40
- Information Society - What's On Your Mind (Pure Energy)
- Def Leppard - Love Bites
- The Escape Club - Wild, Wild West
- The Beach Boys - Kokomo
- Steve Winwood - Don't You Know What The Night Can Do?
- Bobby Brown - Don't Be Cruel
- Cheap Trick - Don't Be Cruel
- Kylie Minogue - The Loco-Motion
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