Sunday November 13, 1988
US date format: 11/13/1988, UK date format: 13/11/1988
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 13, 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 ASAP Yams and Stephen Pollard.
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 Landslide by Jane Mayer and Doyle McManus was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Bottom Line.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gemstone IV or King's Valley II.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 13, 1988?
- Roman festivals - Iovis epulum; feast of Feronia
- R.C. Saints - Bricius of Tours; Mother Cabrini; Saint Homobonus
- Also see November 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- 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.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 13, 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
Sport Games on November 13, 1988
- 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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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next November 13If November 13, 1988 is your birthday you're 31 years, 10 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 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?
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.
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.