Wednesday November 02, 1988
US date format: 11/2/1988, UK date format: 2/11/1988
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 2, 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 Julia Görges and Dee Kosh.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Kokomo by The Beach Boys.
In UK First Time by Robin Beck was in the top 5 hits.
Child's Play, directed by Tom Holland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while One by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Starting from Scratch.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Downhill Challenge or Knight Rider.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 02, 1988?
- Catholicism - All Souls Day (unless on a Sunday)
- Rastafari movement - The coronation of Haile Selassie (1930) celebrated
- USA - admission day (1889) of North Dakota and South Dakota as 39th and 40th states.
- Ancient Latvia - Dveselu Diena held
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- 1st Mrs America beauty pageant
- Computers virus strikes Pentagon, SDI research lab and 6 universities
- Mexican radio station erronously reports Mike Tyson dies in car crash
- Walt Weiss wins American League rookie of the year (third straight for Oakland Athletics).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 02, 1988?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Luther Vandross - Any Love
- Anita Baker - Giving You The Best That I Got
- Midnight Star Feat. Ecstacy Of Whodini - Don't Rock The Boat
- New Edition - You're Not My Kind Of Girl
- Cheryl Pepsii Riley - Thanks For My Child
- Karyn White - The Way You Love Me
- Al B. Sure! - Rescue Me
- Ready For The World - My Girly
- Terence Trent D'Arby - Dance Little Sister
- Deniece Williams - I Can't Wait
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next November 02If November 02, 1988 is your birthday you're 31 years, 11 months, 29 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 November 02, 1988?
On November 02, 1988 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is November 02, 1988?
On November 02, 1988 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.
Who was the US President on November 02, 1988?
On November 02, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 02, 1988?
On November 02, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on November 02, 1988?
On November 02, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on November 02, 1988?
On November 02, 1988 several famous people were born including, Julia Görges, Dee Kosh, Lindze Letherman.
What was the number one song in November 02, 1988?
The number one song in the week of November 02, 1988 was Kokomo by The Beach Boys in US and First Time by Robin Beck in UK.
What were the top hits on November 02, 1988?
The top hits on November 02, 1988 were Kokomo by The Beach Boys, Wild, Wild West by The Escape Club, Groovy Kind Of Love by Phil Collins in US and First Time by Robin Beck, Orinoco Flow by Enya, Je Ne Sais Pas Pourquoi by Kylie Minogue in UK.