Saturday October 1, 1988
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It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 1, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
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 Koko by Peter Straub was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Starting from Scratch.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Exile or Michael Andretti's World GP.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 1 October 1988
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Which were the important events of 1 October 1988 ?
- Singapore - Children's Day
- Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- World Vegetarian Day
- French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
- San Marino - two Captains Regent, elected by parliament, take office for six months.
- Nigeria - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- People's Republic of China - National Day (1949)
- RC Church - Feast days of Saint ThTrFse de Lisieux; formerly of Saint Bavo and Saint Remigius
- Republic of Cyprus - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- 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.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1988 ?
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
- Red Red Wine '88 - UB40
- 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 #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
- A Nightmare On My Street - D.J. Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince
- Pebbles - Take Your Time
Top #10 Latin songs
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