Tuesday November 08, 1988
US date format: 11/8/1988, UK date format: 8/11/1988
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 8, 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 Jessica Lowndes and Julian Wilson (surfer).
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Wild, Wild West by The Escape Club.
In UK First Time by Robin Beck was in the top 5 hits.
The Land Before Time, directed by Don Bluth, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while The Last Lion by William Manchester was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Bottom Line.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyberball or Air Warrior II.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 08, 1988?
- 900 die as earthquake hits China
- Arco Arena in Sacramento CA opens, Sac Kings lose to Seattle, 97-75
- George Bush (Republican) beats Mike Dukakis (Democrat) for American Presidency.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 08, 1988?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Escape Club - Wild, Wild West
- The Beach Boys - Kokomo
- Kylie Minogue - The Loco-Motion
- Bon Jovi - Bad Medicine
- Whitney Houston - One Moment In Time
- U2 - Desire
- Phil Collins - Groovy Kind Of Love
- Will To Power - Baby, I Love Your Way/Freebird Medley
- George Michael - Kissing A Fool
- INXS - Never Tear Us Apart
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Anita Baker - Giving You The Best That I Got
- Luther Vandross - Any Love
- Cheryl Pepsii Riley - Thanks For My Child
- Al B. Sure! - Rescue Me
- Midnight Star Feat. Ecstacy Of Whodini - Don't Rock The Boat
- Ready For The World - My Girly
- Stevie Wonder - My Eyes Don't Cry
- Deniece Williams - I Can't Wait
- Troop - My Heart
- Paula Abdul - (It's Just) The Way That You Love Me
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next November 08If November 08, 1988 is your birthday you're 31 years, 10 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 14 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?