Monday 24 October 1988
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Daniel Shalikar and Joshua Shalikar.
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 This Is David Lander.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Legendary Wings or Jet-Story.
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- Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
- Discordianism - Maladay
- Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
- United Nations Day (charter 1945)
- Daniel Shalikar: Actor (Honey I Blew Up the Kids).
- Joshua Shalikar: Actor (Honey I Blew Up the Kids).
- Jackie Ibarra: Reality Star.
- Mitch Inman: Australian rugby player.
- Christopher Linke: German race walker.
- Demont Mitchell: Bahamian footballer
- Traveling Wilburys Volume One is released
- Typhoon Ruby sinks Philippine ferry; hundreds drown.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Phil Collins - Groovy Kind Of Love
- The Beach Boys - Kokomo
- The Escape Club - Wild, Wild West
- Red Red Wine '88 - UB40
- Information Society - What's On Your Mind (Pure Energy)
- Steve Winwood - Don't You Know What The Night Can Do?
- Kylie Minogue - The Loco-Motion
- INXS - Never Tear Us Apart
- Whitney Houston - One Moment In Time
- Bon Jovi - Bad Medicine
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