Wednesday 12 October 1988
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 12, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include D'Andre Siggers and Calum Scott.
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 Generation Of Swine by Hunter S. Thompson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Starting from Scratch.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Amagon or Bases Loaded II: Second Season.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 October 1988 ?
- El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
- French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
- Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
- Malawi - Mother's Day
- Equatorial Guinea - Independence Day (from Spain, 1968)
- Also see October 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Our Lady of the Pillar (Zaragoza, Spain); Saint Wilfrid
- St. Fiace
- Roman festivals - Fortuna Redux, last day of the Ludi Augustales
- St. Domnina
- St. Seraphinus
- St. Amicus
- St. Edistius
- Bl. Camillus Constanzi
- St. Edwin
- St. Wilfrid
- St. Felix and Cyprian
- St. Heribert
- St. Maximilian of Lorch
- D'Andre Siggers: YouTube Star.
- Calum Scott: Pop Singer.
- Aggro Santos: Brazilian-English rapper.
- Sam Whitelock: New Zealand rugby player.
- George Bush and Michael Dukakis meet in 2nd debate
- Israel and China sign trade deal, plan diplomatic relations.
- NeXT launches its first public debut of the NeXT Computer at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco, California.
- Two officers of the Victoria Police are gunned down executional style in the Walsh Street police shootings, Australia.
- Jaffna University Helidrop: Commandos of Indian Peace Keeping Force raided the Jaffna University campus to capture the LTTE chief and walked into a trap.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Red Red Wine '88 - UB40
- 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 #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
- Don't Rock The Boat - Midnight Star Feat. Ecstacy Of Whodini
- George Benson - Let's Do It Again
- Levert - Addicted To You
- Teddy Pendergrass - 2 A.M.
Top #10 Latin songs
- Franco - MARIA
- SENTADO A LA VERA DEL CAMINO - EYDIE GORME Y ROBERTO CARLOS
- Angela Carrasco - BOCA ROSA
- QUE SERA - Emmanuel
- Marisela - YA NO
- ESTE AMOR QUE HAY QUE CALLAR - Yolandita Monge
- MALA NOCHE NO - Veronica Castro
- Es un alma en pena - Lucia Mendez
- HAZME TUYA UNA VEZ MAS - Isabel Pantoja
- TOCO MADERA - Raphael
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