Monday 31 October 1988, Halloween
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sebastien Buemi and Pete Wicks.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Kokomo by The Beach Boys.
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.
On TV people were watching This Is David Lander.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Armalyte or The Battle of Olympus.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 31 October 1988 ?
- October 31st is Nevada Day
- Protestant Church - Reformation Day: Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on the Wittenberg church on this day in 1517
- Wikipedia - Wikipedia:Tim Starling Day
- Cornwall - Allantide
- October 31st is Halloween; also see Samhain (an approximate date)
- St. Wolfgang
- St Urban
- St. Quentin
- St. Notburga
- St. Bega
- Paganism and Celts - Samhain
- St. Arnulf
- Also see October 31 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - October 31 is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Antoninus
- Sebastien Buemi: Swiss racing driver.
- Pete Wicks: Reality Star.
- Ben Bruce: Guitarist.
- Cole Aldrich: American basketball player.
- Sébastien Buemi: Swiss race car driver.
- Jack Riewoldt: Australian rules footballer
- 1st Monday Night NFL game in Indianapolis, Colts beat Denver 55-23
- Journalists demand greater press freedom in Yugoslavia.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beach Boys - Kokomo
- The Escape Club - Wild, Wild West
- Phil Collins - Groovy Kind Of Love
- Kylie Minogue - The Loco-Motion
- Bon Jovi - Bad Medicine
- Whitney Houston - One Moment In Time
- INXS - Never Tear Us Apart
- U2 - Desire
- Red Red Wine '88 - UB40
- Information Society - What's On Your Mind (Pure Energy)
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