Thursday November 17, 1988
US date format: 11/17/1988, UK date format: 17/11/1988
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 17, 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 Justin Cooper and Eric Nam.
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 Haunted Castle or Fire King.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 17, 1988?
- Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
- Life Day
- International Students Day
- R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
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- Linda Petursdottir of Iceland, 18, crowned 38th Miss World
- Sheilah Graham: gossip columnist, dies of heart failure...
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 17, 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 17If November 17, 1988 is your birthday you're 31 years, 10 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 22 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?