Sunday 30 October 1988
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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.
They Live, directed by John Carpenter, 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.
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Which were the important events of 30 October 1988 ?
- St. Macarius
- Also see October 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Zenobius & Zenobia
- St. Theonestus
- St. Talacrian
- St. Serapion
- USA - Mischief Night in some areas (known as Devil's Night in Detroit)
- St. Saturninus
- St. Marcel
- Bl. John Slade
- St. Herbert
- St. Dorothy of Montau
- St. Artemas
- St. Arilda
- St. Alfonso Rodrfguez
- Calendar of Saints - October 30th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: Bl. Angelus of Acri
- St. Maximus
- Scott Dyleski: American homicide perpetrator who, at age 17, was convicted of killing the wife of a neighbor, attorney Daniel Horowitz.
- Janel Parrish: American actress.
- Becca Tilley: Reality Star.
- Mike Stud: Rapper.
- 2 gambling clubs and 1 player share 61.38 M California lotto jackpot
- Beth Daniel wins Nichirei Ladies Cup US-Japan Team Golf Championship
- New York Jets finally beat Pittsburgh Steelers for first time.
- Jim Elliott (US) completes 24-hour paced outdoor race for 548.9 miles.
- Two gambling clubs and one player share US$61.38 million California lotto jackpot.
- Philip Morris buys Kraft Foods for US$13.1 billion.
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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