Sunday October 2, 1988
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 2, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Brittany Howard .
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 Breathing Lessons by Anne Tyler was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Starting from Scratch.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Abrams Battle Tank or Haunted Castle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 2 October 1988
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Which were the important events of 2 October 1988 ?
- Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
- World Farm Animal Day
- Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
- Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
- French Republican Calendar - Pomme de terre (Potato) Day, eleventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- India - Gandhi Jayanti (birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, 1869)
- Alec Issigonis: Greek-British car designer, developer of the Mini (Born 1906).
- 24th Olympic games close at Seoul, Korea
- Gelindo Bordin wins 21st Olympics marathon (2:10:32)
- Mike Tyson wrecks furniture in his Bernardsville New Jersey Mansion
- Minn Twins are 1st AL club ever to break 3 million season attendance
- Police breakup domestic disturbance between Mike Tyson and Robin Givens
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Sport Games on 2 October 1988
- Buffalo Bills - Chicago Bears : 3 - 24
- Cincinnati Bengals - Los Angeles Raiders : 45 - 21
- Cleveland Browns - Pittsburgh Steelers : 23 - 9
- Denver Broncos - San Diego Chargers : 12 - 0
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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?