Friday October 07, 1988

US date format: 10/7/1988, UK date format: 7/10/1988

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 7, 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 Diego Costa and Stacy DuPree. 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. 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 Gain Ground or Gamma Strike.
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Historical Events

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  • 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
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Movies

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Another Woman

Another Woman

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Gena Rowlands, Mia Farrow, Ian Holm, Blythe Danner

The Accused

The Accused

Directed by: Jonathan Kaplan

Starring: Kelly McGillis, Jodie Foster, Bernie Coulson, Leo Rossi

Country: United States of America

Purgatory

Purgatory

Directed by: Ami Artzi

Starring: Tanya Roberts, Julie Pop, Hal Orlandini, Adrienne Pierce

Gorillas in the Mist

Gorillas in the Mist

Directed by: Michael Apted

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Bryan Brown, Julie Harris, John Omirah Miluwi

Alien Nation

Alien Nation

Directed by: Graham Baker

Starring: James Caan, Mandy Patinkin, Terence Stamp, Kevyn Major Howard

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TV Series

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Starting from Scratch

Starting from Scratch

Directed by: James Huang

Scruples

Scruples

Directed by: Alan J. Levi

First Impressions

First Impressions

Directed by: Eric Shapiro

Luv Kush

Luv Kush

Directed by: Jay Sreesivan

Comic Strip Live

Comic Strip Live

Days to next October 07

If October 07, 1988 is your birthday you're 31 years, 11 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 days.
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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?

Gain Ground

Gain Ground

Platform: Sega System 24, Sega Master System, Mega Drive/Genesis, TurboGrafx-16 CD

Genre: Action game, strategy video game, real-time tactical shooter

Publisher: Sega

The Bard's Tale III: Thief of Fate

The Bard's Tale III: Thief of Fate

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Atomic Robo-Kid

Atomic Robo-Kid

Platform: Arcade, TurboGrafx-16, Mega Drive/Genesis, Commodore 64, Atari ST, Amiga, Sharp X68000

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: UPL, Treco (Mega Drive version only)

Gamma Strike

Gamma Strike

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Publisher: Gamesware

John Madden Football

John Madden Football

Platform: Commodore 64/Commodore 128, Apple II, MS-DOS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 07, 1988?

On October 07, 1988 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is October 07, 1988?

On October 07, 1988 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 07, 1988?

On October 07, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 07, 1988?

On October 07, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 07, 1988?

On October 07, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 07, 1988?

On October 07, 1988 several famous people were born including, Diego Costa, Stacy DuPree, Gérard Bauër.

Which famous people died on October 07, 1988?

Famous people died on October 07, 1988 include, Billy Daniels.

What was the number one song in October 07, 1988?

The number one song in the week of October 07, 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 07, 1988?

The top hits on October 07, 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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