Thursday 6 October 1988
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kat Sketch and Maki Horikita.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Love Bites by Def Leppard.
In UK One Moment In Time by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits.
Dead Ringers, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching American Experience.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bases Loaded II: Second Season or Chase H.Q..
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Which were the important events of 6 October 1988 ?
- Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
- Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
- U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
- French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Ireland - Ivy Day, formerly honoring the Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse, commemmorates the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
- Also see October 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Bruno, St Faith
Famous Birthdays:06 October
- Oakland Athletics sweep Boston Red Sox in four games for American League pennant.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Def Leppard - Love Bites
- Red Red Wine '88 - UB40
- Bobby McFerrin - Don't Worry Be Happy (Edit)
- Cheap Trick - Don't Be Cruel
- Peter Cetera - One Good Woman
- Phil Collins - Groovy Kind Of Love
- Taylor Dayne - I'll Always Love You
- Joan Jett & The Blackhearts - I Hate Myself For Loving You
- Information Society - What's On Your Mind (Pure Energy)
- New Kids On The Block - Please Don't Go Girl
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