Friday 7 October 1988
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Stacy DuPree and Gérard Bauër.
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.
The Accused, directed by Jonathan Kaplan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while The Bonfire Of The Vanities by Tom Wolfe was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching American Experience.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Kid Kool or Blaster Master.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 7 October 1988 ?
- Stacy DuPree: American musician (Eisley).
- Gérard Bauër: French literary critic and essayist who worked for L'Echo de Paris and Figaro.
- Diego Costa: Spanish pro footballer (soccer player) who plays for English club Chelsea and the Spain national team.
- Diego da Silva Costa: Brazilian footballer.
- Lauren Mayberry: Scottish singer-songwriter (Chvrches).
- Billy Daniels: Jacksonville, Florida -- Singer ( Show).
- Dallas Green replaces Lou Pinella as New York Yankee manager
- Jim Fregosi is fired as manager of White Sox
- Lou Piniella is fired as manager of Yankees for 2nd time
- Robin Givens files for divorce after 8-month marriage to Mike Tyson
- WNBC 660 final transmission, WFAN moves from 1050 to 660 andWUKQ begins on 1050 at 5:30pm (NYC radio)
- Latvian flag raised in Riga for first time since annexation by USSR.
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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