Friday 18 November 1988
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Montanna Thompson and Max Buskohl.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Bad Medicine by Bon Jovi.
In UK First Time by Robin Beck was in the top 5 hits.
Scrooged, directed by Richard Donner, 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 Mystery Science Theater 3000.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 5th Gear or Demon's Winter.
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- Latvia - Independence Day (1918)
- Also see November 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul ; Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne ; also St Mawes, St Odo of Cluny, St Romanus of Antioch
- Venezuela - Feast of the Virgen de Chiquinquir�, also known as la Chinita, in the western state of Zulia
- Roman festivals - day 1 Dios dedicated to the sun god by emperor Licinius
- Oman - National Holiday
- Montanna Thompson: English actress.
- Max Buskohl: German pop singer and TV personality.
- Brendon McNerney: Vine Star.
- Jeffrey Jordan: American basketball player.
- Michael Roach: American soccer player.
- U.S. President Ronald Reagan signs a bill providing the death penalty for drug traffickers.
- Canadian federal election, 1988: Brian Mulroney and the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada win a second majority government.
- Ted Turner officially buys Jim Crockett Promotions, known as NWA Crockett, and turns it into World Championship Wrestling (WCW).
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