Saturday October 22, 1988
US date format: 10/22/1988, UK date format: 22/10/1988
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 22, 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 Parineeti Chopra and Corey Hawkins (actor).
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Groovy Kind Of Love by Phil Collins.
In UK One Moment In Time by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits.
Red Scorpion, directed by Joseph Zito, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while Senatorial Privilege by Leo Damore was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Starting from Scratch.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battlehawks 1942 or Galactic Protector.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 22, 1988?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Phil Collins - Groovy Kind Of Love
- UB40 - Red Red Wine '88
- Information Society - What's On Your Mind (Pure Energy)
- Def Leppard - Love Bites
- The Escape Club - Wild, Wild West
- The Beach Boys - Kokomo
- Steve Winwood - Don't You Know What The Night Can Do?
- Bobby Brown - Don't Be Cruel
- Cheap Trick - Don't Be Cruel
- Kylie Minogue - The Loco-Motion
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Bobby Brown - My Prerogative
- Karyn White - The Way You Love Me
- New Edition - You're Not My Kind Of Girl
- Midnight Star Feat. Ecstacy Of Whodini - Don't Rock The Boat
- Luther Vandross - Any Love
- Anita Baker - Giving You The Best That I Got
- Kiara - The Best Of Me
- George Benson - Let's Do It Again
- Sade - Nothing Can Come Between Us
- Vanessa Williams - (He's Got) The Look
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 22If October 22, 1988 is your birthday you're 31 years, 11 months, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on October 22, 1988?
On October 22, 1988 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is October 22, 1988?
On October 22, 1988 the zodiac sign was Libra.
Who was the US President on October 22, 1988?
On October 22, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 22, 1988?
On October 22, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on October 22, 1988?
On October 22, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on October 22, 1988?
On October 22, 1988 several famous people were born including, Parineeti Chopra, Corey Hawkins (actor), Sarah Barrow.
What was the number one song in October 22, 1988?
The number one song in the week of October 22, 1988 was Groovy Kind Of Love by Phil Collins in US and One Moment In Time by Whitney Houston in UK.
What were the top hits on October 22, 1988?
The top hits on October 22, 1988 were Groovy Kind Of Love by Phil Collins, Red Red Wine '88 by UB40, What's On Your Mind (Pure Energy) by Information Society in US and One Moment In Time by Whitney Houston, Desire by U2, He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother by The Hollies in UK.