Wednesday November 16, 1988
US date format: 11/16/1988, UK date format: 16/11/1988
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 16, 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 Siva Kaneswaran .
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Bad Medicine by Bon Jovi.
In UK First Time by Robin Beck was in the top 5 hits.
Full Moon in Blue Water, directed by Peter Masterson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while The First Salute by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Bottom Line.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Abracadabra or Cosmic Camouflage.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 16, 1988?
- USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
- R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
- Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day for Tolerance
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- Benazir Bhutto wins 1st free Pakistani elections in 11 years
- Estonia declares sovereignty in internal affairs
- Jose Canseco is 1st unanimous AL MVP since Reggie Jackson
- Robin Givens sues Mike Tyson for US$125 million for libel.
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- Siva Kaneswaran: Pop Singer.
- Lotte Stam-Beese: German / Netherlands architect, dies at...
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 16, 1988?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Anita Baker - Giving You The Best That I Got
- Cheryl Pepsii Riley - Thanks For My Child
- Al B. Sure! - Rescue Me
- Freddie Jackson - Hey Lover
- Luther Vandross - Any Love
- Stevie Wonder - My Eyes Don't Cry
- Midnight Star Feat. Ecstacy Of Whodini - Don't Rock The Boat
- Sweet Obsession - Gonna Get Over You
- Cameo - You Make Me Work
- Troop - My Heart
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next November 16If November 16, 1988 is your birthday you're 31 years, 10 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 18 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 16, 1988?
On November 16, 1988 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is November 16, 1988?
On November 16, 1988 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.
Who was the US President on November 16, 1988?
On November 16, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 16, 1988?
On November 16, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on November 16, 1988?
On November 16, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on November 16, 1988?
On November 16, 1988 several famous people were born including, Siva Kaneswaran.
Which famous people died on November 16, 1988?
Famous people died on November 16, 1988 include, Lotte Stam-Beese.
What was the number one song in November 16, 1988?
The number one song in the week of November 16, 1988 was Bad Medicine by Bon Jovi in US and First Time by Robin Beck in UK.
What were the top hits on November 16, 1988?
The top hits on November 16, 1988 were Bad Medicine by Bon Jovi, Wild, Wild West by The Escape Club, 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.