Wednesday November 2, 1988
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 2, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Julia Görges and Lindze Letherman.
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 The First Salute by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Dirty Dancing.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arcade Volleyball or America Daitōryō Senkyo.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 2 November 1988
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Which were the important events of 2 November 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
- Mexico and the United States - Day of the Dead (Spanish: El Dia de los Muertos), a Mexican and Mexican-American celebration of dead ancestors.
Famous Birthdays:02 November
- 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).
- Robert Tappan Morris Jr. unleashes a "worm" program on the ARPAnet computer network (Internet). Over two days, it crashes 10-20 percent of all connected computers.
- The Morris worm, the first computer worm distributed via the Internet, written by Robert Tappan Morris, is launched from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the U.S.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 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)
Top #10 R&B songs
- Luther Vandross - Any Love
- Anita Baker - Giving You The Best That I Got
- Don't Rock The Boat - Midnight Star Feat. Ecstacy Of Whodini
- 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
Top #10 Latin songs
- Angela Carrasco - BOCA ROSA
- SI EL AMOR SE VA - Roberto Carlos
- Franco - MARIA
- ESTE AMOR QUE HAY QUE CALLAR - Yolandita Monge
- SENTADO A LA VERA DEL CAMINO - EYDIE GORME Y ROBERTO CARLOS
- Marisela - YA NO
- Rocio Durcal - Como Tu Mujer
- QUE SERA - Emmanuel
- MALA NOCHE NO - Veronica Castro
- HAZME TUYA UNA VEZ MAS - Isabel Pantoja
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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