Saturday October 01, 1988
US date format: 10/1/1988, UK date format: 1/10/1988
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 1, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Cariba Heine .
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Don't Worry Be Happy (Edit) by Bobby McFerrin.
In UK One Moment In Time by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits.
Gorillas in the Mist, directed by Michael Apted, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while Demon Lord Of Karanda by David Eddings was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Starting from Scratch.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Legend of Blacksilver or F/A-18 Interceptor.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 01, 1988?
- Singapore - Children's Day
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- World Vegetarian Day
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- Bradley Center in Milwaukee opens
- Robert Englund, actor who plays Freddie Kruger weds Nancy Booth
- Lowest batting average for National League champion (Tony Gwynn .313).
- Mikhail Gorbachev is named head of the Supreme Soviet.
- Cariba Heine: Australian actress.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 01, 1988?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bobby McFerrin - Don't Worry Be Happy (Edit)
- Def Leppard - Love Bites
- Taylor Dayne - I'll Always Love You
- Peter Cetera - One Good Woman
- UB40 - Red Red Wine '88
- Cheap Trick - Don't Be Cruel
- Guns N' Roses - Sweet Child O' Mine
- Joan Jett & The Blackhearts - I Hate Myself For Loving You
- Robert Palmer - Simply Irresistible
- Information Society - What's On Your Mind (Pure Energy)
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Levert - Addicted To You
- Jeffrey Osborne - She's On The Left
- Bobby Brown - My Prerogative
- Teddy Pendergrass - 2 A.M.
- Tony Toni Tone - Born Not To Know
- Karyn White - The Way You Love Me
- Sade - Nothing Can Come Between Us
- Evelyn "Champagne" King - Hold On To What You've Got
- D.J. Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince - A Nightmare On My Street
- Pebbles - Take Your Time
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 01If October 01, 1988 is your birthday you're 31 years, 11 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on October 01, 1988?
On October 01, 1988 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is October 01, 1988?
On October 01, 1988 the zodiac sign was Libra.
Who was the US President on October 01, 1988?
On October 01, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 01, 1988?
On October 01, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on October 01, 1988?
On October 01, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on October 01, 1988?
On October 01, 1988 several famous people were born including, Cariba Heine.
What was the number one song in October 01, 1988?
The number one song in the week of October 01, 1988 was Don't Worry Be Happy (Edit) by Bobby McFerrin in US and One Moment In Time by Whitney Houston in UK.
What were the top hits on October 01, 1988?
The top hits on October 01, 1988 were Don't Worry Be Happy (Edit) by Bobby McFerrin, Love Bites by Def Leppard, I'll Always Love You by Taylor Dayne in US and One Moment In Time by Whitney Houston, Desire by U2, He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother by The Hollies in UK.