Wednesday September 21, 1988
US date format: 9/21/1988, UK date format: 21/9/1988
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 21, 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 Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and Qias Omar.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Don't Worry Be Happy (Edit) by Bobby McFerrin.
In UK Groovy Kind Of Love by Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits.
Cinema Paradiso, directed by Giuseppe Tornatore, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while A Thief Of Time by Tony Hillerman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Starting from Scratch.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Batman: The Caped Crusader or Konami Wai Wai World.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 21, 1988?
- Mabon - Neopagan festival of Mabon
- International Day of Peace of the United Nations, as propagated by Peace One Day
- In ancient Greece, the eighth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the secret rites in the Telesterion finish and the feast, Pannychis, begins.
- Philippines - Thanksgiving Day
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- Mike Tyson smashes TV camera outside his Bernardsville New Jersey home
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 21, 1988?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bobby McFerrin - Don't Worry Be Happy (Edit)
- Guns N' Roses - Sweet Child O' Mine
- Taylor Dayne - I'll Always Love You
- Robert Palmer - Simply Irresistible
- Def Leppard - Love Bites
- Huey Lewis & The News - Perfect World
- Peter Cetera - One Good Woman
- New Edition - If It Isn't Love
- Kenny Loggins - Nobody's Fool
- Cheap Trick - Don't Be Cruel
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Jeffrey Osborne - She's On The Left
- Levert - Addicted To You
- Pebbles - Take Your Time
- Tony Toni Tone - Born Not To Know
- Salt-N-Pepa Featuring E.U. - Shake Your Thang
- Teddy Pendergrass - 2 A.M.
- Bobby Brown - My Prerogative
- Keith Sweat (Duet With Jacci McGhee) - Make It Last Forever
- D.J. Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince - A Nightmare On My Street
- James Brown - Static
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on September 21, 1988?
On September 21, 1988 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is September 21, 1988?
On September 21, 1988 the zodiac sign was Virgo.
Who was the US President on September 21, 1988?
On September 21, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on September 21, 1988?
On September 21, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on September 21, 1988?
On September 21, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on September 21, 1988?
On September 21, 1988 several famous people were born including, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Bilawal Zardari, Qias Omar.
Which famous people died on September 21, 1988?
Famous people died on September 21, 1988 include, Henry Koster, Christine Norden, Robert Gwathmey.
What was the number one song in September 21, 1988?
The number one song in the week of September 21, 1988 was Don't Worry Be Happy (Edit) by Bobby McFerrin in US and Groovy Kind Of Love by Phil Collins in UK.
What were the top hits on September 21, 1988?
The top hits on September 21, 1988 were Don't Worry Be Happy (Edit) by Bobby McFerrin, Sweet Child O' Mine by Guns N' Roses, I'll Always Love You by Taylor Dayne in US and Groovy Kind Of Love by Phil Collins, He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother by The Hollies, Teardrops by Womack & Womack in UK.