Wednesday October 05, 1988

US date format: 10/5/1988, UK date format: 5/10/1988

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see zodiac on October 5, 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 Maja Salvador and Bobby Edner. In that special week of October people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. Another Woman, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Prime Time by Joan Collins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Starting from Scratch. If you liked videogames you were probably playing First Queen or Downhill Challenge.
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You can also have a look at the year 1988, at October 05 across the years or at October 1988 calendar.

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Historical Events

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  • Brazil adopts its Constitution
  • Chilean population agrees at referendum against Pinochet regime
  • The Chilean opposition coalition Concertacion (center-left) defeats Augusto Pinochet in his re-election attempt and a general election is called the following year.

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Cinema Paradiso

Cinema Paradiso

Directed by: Giuseppe Tornatore

Starring: Philippe Noiret, Enzo Cannavale, Antonella Attili, Isa Danieli

Country: United States of America

Die Hard

Die Hard

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson

Country: United States of America

Akira

Akira

Directed by: Katsuhiro Ôtomo

Starring: Mitsuo Iwata, Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, Tesshô Genda

Country: United States of America

Midnight Run

Midnight Run

Directed by: Martin Brest

Starring: Robert De Niro, Charles Grodin, Yaphet Kotto, John Ashton

Country: United States of America

The Last Temptation of Christ

The Last Temptation of Christ

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Willem Dafoe, Harvey Keitel, Barbara Hershey, Paul Greco

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Luv Kush

Luv Kush

Directed by: Jay Sreesivan

Starting from Scratch

Starting from Scratch

Directed by: James Huang

First Impressions

First Impressions

Directed by: Eric Shapiro

Scruples

Scruples

Directed by: Alan J. Levi

Mahabharat

Mahabharat

Starring: Arun Bakshi, Pramod Kumar, Aloka Mukerjee, Virendra Razdan

Country: India

Days to next October 05

If October 05, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 2 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Prime Time by Joan Collins

Prime Time

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Envy, hatred and violence intensify within a tangled web of relationships, and the ugliness and danger that lie under the surface of Hollywood glamour are revealed in a story about five

The Lives Of John Lennon by Albert Goldman

The Lives Of John Lennon

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The result of six years of research and some 1,200 interviews, this book takes fans deep into Lennon’s secretive world, from his traumatic childhood to his Beatles days to his hidden

Spock'S World by Diane Duane

Spock'S World

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It is the twenty-third century. On the planet Vulcan, a crisis of unprecedented proportion has caused the convocation of the planet's ruling council -- and summoned the U.S.S.

Tracks by Louise Erdrich

Tracks

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Set in North Dakota at a time in the past century when Indian tribes were struggling to keep what little remained of their lands, Tracks is a tale of passion and

Breathing Lessons by Anne Tyler

Breathing Lessons

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Maggie and Ira Moran have been married for twenty-eight years–and it shows: in their quarrels, in their routines, in their ability to tolerate with affection each other’s eccentricities.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

First Queen

First Queen

Platform: Super Famicom[1] Microsoft Windows Sharp X68000 NEC PC-9801

Genre: Real-time strategy RPG Action RPG

Publisher: Culture Brain

Downhill Challenge

Downhill Challenge

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Amiga 500/600 (OCS/ECS), Apple IIGS, IBM PC (DOS), Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Loriciel, Brøderbund

Battles of Napoleon

Battles of Napoleon

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

Bloody Wolf

Bloody Wolf

Platform: Arcade Game, TurboGrafx/PC Engine, Virtual Console

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Data East, NEC Home Electronics

Exile XZR

Exile XZR

Platform: PC-8801 MSX2, PC-9801, X1 turbo, TurboGrafx-16, Genesis

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: Telenet, Working Designs, Renovation Products

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 05, 1988?

On October 05, 1988 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is October 05, 1988?

On October 05, 1988 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 05, 1988?

On October 05, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 05, 1988?

On October 05, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 05, 1988?

On October 05, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 05, 1988?

On October 05, 1988 several famous people were born including, Maja Salvador, Bobby Edner, Bahar Kizil.

What was the number one song in October 05, 1988?

The number one song in the week of October 05, 1988 was Love Bites by Def Leppard in US and One Moment In Time by Whitney Houston in UK.

What were the top hits on October 05, 1988?

The top hits on October 05, 1988 were Love Bites by Def Leppard, Red Red Wine '88 by UB40, Don't Worry Be Happy (Edit) by Bobby McFerrin 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.


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