Sunday October 09, 1988
US date format: 10/9/1988, UK date format: 9/10/1988
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 9, 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 Gaëtane (Nouvelle Star) and Starling Marte.
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 Gemstone IV or Erika to Satoru no Yume Bōken.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 09, 1988?
- 17% vote extremely-right Flemish Block in Belgium
- Dennis Eckersley is first to save all four games in a championship series.
- The 1985-88 Rugby League World Cup culminates in Australia's 25–12 victory over New Zealand at Auckland's Eden Park before 47,363 spectators.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 09, 1988?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Def Leppard - Love Bites
- UB40 - Red Red Wine '88
- 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
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Levert - Addicted To You
- Bobby Brown - My Prerogative
- Teddy Pendergrass - 2 A.M.
- Sade - Nothing Can Come Between Us
- Karyn White - The Way You Love Me
- Jeffrey Osborne - She's On The Left
- Tony Toni Tone - Born Not To Know
- Johnny Kemp - Dancin' With Myself
- George Benson - Let's Do It Again
- New Edition - You're Not My Kind Of Girl
Sport Games on October 09, 1988
- Chicago Bears - Detroit Lions : 24 - 7
- Denver Broncos - San Francisco 49ers : 16 - 13
- Indianapolis Colts - Buffalo Bills : 23 - 34
- Kansas City Chiefs - Houston Oilers : 6 - 7
- Los Angeles Rams - Atlanta Falcons : 33 - 0
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 09If October 09, 1988 is your birthday you're 31 years, 11 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 16 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?