Monday October 10, 1988
US date format: 10/10/1988, UK date format: 10/10/1988
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 10, 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 Mohammed Merah and Rose McIver.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Red Red Wine '88 by UB40.
In UK One Moment In Time by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits.
Mystic Pizza, directed by Donald Petrie, 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 Starting from Scratch.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beach Buggy Simulator or Amiga Soccer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 10, 1988?
- 22nd Country Music Association Award: Highway 101, K T Oslin win
- Royals announce that Dick Howser, who underwent surgery for a brain tumor in July, will return to manage the club in 1989
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 10, 1988?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- UB40 - Red Red Wine '88
- Def Leppard - Love Bites
- Phil Collins - Groovy Kind Of Love
- Cheap Trick - Don't Be Cruel
- Information Society - What's On Your Mind (Pure Energy)
- Bobby McFerrin - Don't Worry Be Happy (Edit)
- Steve Winwood - Don't You Know What The Night Can Do?
- Bobby Brown - Don't Be Cruel
- The Escape Club - Wild, Wild West
- Joan Jett & The Blackhearts - I Hate Myself For Loving You
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Bobby Brown - My Prerogative
- Karyn White - The Way You Love Me
- Sade - Nothing Can Come Between Us
- New Edition - You're Not My Kind Of Girl
- Johnny Kemp - Dancin' With Myself
- Kiara - The Best Of Me
- Midnight Star Feat. Ecstacy Of Whodini - Don't Rock The Boat
- George Benson - Let's Do It Again
- Levert - Addicted To You
- Teddy Pendergrass - 2 A.M.
Sport Games on October 10, 1988
- New York Giants - Philadelphia Eagles : 13 - 24
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 10If October 10, 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?