Sunday November 13, 1988

US date format: 11/13/1988, UK date format: 13/11/1988

The day of the week was Sunday, under the astrological sign of Scorpio (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on November 13, 1988).

Famous birthdays on this day include ASAP Yams and Stephen Pollard.

The number one song in US was Wild, Wild West by The Escape Club. First Time by Robin Beck was #1 song in the UK.

The Land Before Time, directed by Don Bluth, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1988 while A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching The Bottom Line. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ataxx or Hidden Agenda.

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.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

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November 13, 1988 Events

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Historical Events

  • Mulugeta Seraw, an Ethiopian law student in Portland, Oregon is beaten to death by members of the Neo-Nazi group East Side White Pride.
  • In the Soviet Union, the unmanned Shuttle ''Buran'' is launched by an Energia rocket on its maiden orbital spaceflight (the first and last space flight for the shuttle).
  • Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: An independent State of Palestine is proclaimed at the Palestinian National Council meeting in Algiers, by a vote of 253–46.
  • The very first Fairtrade label, Max Havelaar, is launched by Nico Roozen, Frans van der Hoff and ecumenical development agency Solidaridad in the Netherlands.
  • The Supreme Soviet of the Estonian SSR adopts the Estonian Sovereignty Declaration in which the laws of the Estonian SSR are declared supreme over those of the USSR.
  • In the first open election in more than a decade, voters in Pakistan choose populist candidate Benazir Bhutto to be Prime Minister. Elections are held as planned despite head of state Zia-ul-Haq's death earlier in August.

See also

What happened on November 13 in history? Find out the list of November 13th major events

What was 1988 famous for? Discover everything about 1988

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November 13, 1988 Famous Birthdays


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If November 13, 1988 is your birthday you are 34 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on November 13.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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The Land Before Time

The Land Before Time

Release year: 1988

Directed by: Don Bluth

Starring: Pat Hingle, Gabriel Damon, Judith Barsi, Helen Shaver

Country: United States of America

Scrooged

Scrooged

Release year: 1988

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Forsythe, John Glover

Country: United States of America

Oliver & Company

Oliver & Company

Release year: 1988

Directed by: George Scribner

Starring: Joey Lawrence, Billy Joel, Cheech Marin, Richard Mulligan

Country: United States of America

The Chocolate War

The Chocolate War

Release year: 1988

Directed by: Keith Gordon

Starring: John Glover, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Wallace Langham, Doug Hutchison

High Spirits

High Spirits

Release year: 1988

Directed by: Neil Jordan

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Daryl Hannah, Steve Guttenberg, Donal McCann

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Music charts

What was the number one song on November 13, 1988? Which were the top hits on November 13, 1988?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Wild, Wild Westyoutube
  2. - Kokomoyoutube
  3. - The Loco-Motion
  4. - Bad Medicineyoutube
  5. - One Moment In Time

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - First Time
  2. - Orinoco Flow
  3. - Je Ne Sais Pas Pourquoi
  4. - Stand Up For Your Love Rights
  5. - Girl You Know It's True

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Giving You The Best That I Got
  2. - Any Love
  3. - Thanks For My Child
  4. - Rescue Me
  5. - Don't Rock The Boat

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - BOCA ROSA
  2. - SI EL AMOR SE VA
  3. - ESTE AMOR QUE HAY QUE CALLAR
  4. - Como Tu Mujer
  5. - QUE SERA
Sport Games on November 13, 1988

Sport Games on November 13, 1988


NFL

American Football
  • Chicago Bears - Washington Redskins : 34 - 14
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Kansas City Chiefs : 28 - 31
  • Cleveland Browns - Denver Broncos : 7 - 30
  • Houston Oilers - Seattle Seahawks : 24 - 27
  • Indianapolis Colts - Green Bay Packers : 20 - 13
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TV Series

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The Bottom Line

The Bottom Line

Release year: 1988

Directed by: Tom Rulon

Starting from Scratch

Starting from Scratch

Release year: 1988

Directed by: James Huang

Scruples

Scruples

Release year: 1988

Directed by: Alan J. Levi

First Impressions

First Impressions

Release year: 1988

Directed by: Eric Shapiro

Murphy Brown

Murphy Brown

Release year: 1988

Country: United States of America

Magazine Covers

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Books

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A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking

A Brief History Of Time

By:

Stephen Hawking is known as one of the greatest theoretical physicists since Einstein. This landmark book shares Hawking's brilliant intellect with all nonscientists, and guides us expertly.

One by Richard Bach

One

By:

To be the person I am today, I gave my life. Was it worth it

Generation Of Swine by Hunter S. Thompson

Generation Of Swine

By:

Hunter S. Thompson, the bestselling author Fear and Loathing In Las Vegas, has returned with his second volume of "Gonzo Papers", the legendary Hunter S. Thompson.

The Ragman'S Son by Kirk Douglas

The Ragman'S Son

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This book charts the rise of Kirk Douglas (son of an illiterate Russian Jewish ragman). This book describes a childhood in poverty and the father who had a profound impact on Douglas's life.

Alaska by James A. Michener

Alaska

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This epic tale of Alaska's northernmost frontier features James A. Michener, who guides us through Alaska's rugged terrain and past, from its long-forgotten past to its bustling present.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Ataxx

Ataxx

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Capcom The Leland Corporation

Hidden Agenda

Hidden Agenda

Platform: Macintosh, DOS

Genre: Government simulation game

Publisher: Springboard

First Queen

First Queen

Platform: Super Famicom[1] Microsoft Windows Sharp X68000 NEC PC-9801

Genre: Real-time strategy RPG Action RPG

Publisher: Culture Brain

Arena Football

Arena Football

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: American football

Publisher: C159 Production

Hard Head

Hard Head

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on November 13, 1988?

On November 13, 1988 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is November 13, 1988?

On November 13, 1988 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on November 13, 1988?

On November 13, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 13, 1988?

On November 13, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on November 13, 1988?

On November 13, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on November 13, 1988?

On November 13, 1988 several famous people were born including, ASAP Yams, Stephen Pollard.

Which famous people died on November 13, 1988?

Famous people died on November 13, 1988 include, Jaromir Vejvoda, Antal Dorati, Antal Doráti.

What was the number one song in November 13, 1988?

The number one song in the week of November 13, 1988 was Wild, Wild West by The Escape Club in US and First Time by Robin Beck in UK.

What were the top hits on November 13, 1988?

The top hits on November 13, 1988 were Wild, Wild West by The Escape Club, Kokomo by The Beach Boys, The Loco-Motion by Kylie Minogue in US and First Time by Robin Beck, Orinoco Flow by Enya, Je Ne Sais Pas Pourquoi by Kylie Minogue in UK.