Thursday September 22, 1988
US date format: 9/22/1988, UK date format: 22/9/1988
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Bethany Dillon and Melvin Gregg.
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 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 Captain Blood or F-19 Stealth Fighter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 22, 1988?
- Saint Emmeramus
- Saint Florentius
- In ancient Latvia, the first day of Mikeli, the Catching of Jumis.
- In ancient Greece, the ninth and final day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates made offerings to the dead.
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- Canada begins production of a $5 silver Maple Leaf bullion coin
- South Korean coaches attack the New Zealand referee after disputing his decision; the Olympic Korean boxer stages a 67 minute sit-in.
- Rais Amrohvi: Pakistani psychoanalyst poet and scholar...
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 22, 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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