Wednesday November 23, 1988

US date format: 11/23/1988, UK date format: 23/11/1988

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 23, 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 Stefanie EleventhGorgeous and Saab Magalona. 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. Mississippi Burning, directed by Alan Parker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Gracie by George Burns was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Bottom Line. If you liked videogames you were probably playing First Queen or Arena Football.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1988 or at November 23 across the years.

likes
Like this day if it is important to you!
history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 23, 1988?


Holidays

  • Slovenia - Rudolf Maister Day
  • Japan - Kinro kansha no hi (Labour Thanksgiving Day)
  • Georgia - St George's Day
  • R.C. Saints - Pope Clement I, Saint Columban
  • See more

Events

  • Wayne Gretzky scores his 600th NHL goal.

Famous Birthday

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

See other popular movies of the week

Mississippi Burning

Mississippi Burning

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Gene Hackman, Willem Dafoe, Frances McDormand, Brad Dourif

Country: United States of America

The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

Directed by: David Zucker

Starring: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, O.J. Simpson, Ricardo Montalban

Country: United States of America

Itinéraire d'un enfant gâté

Itinéraire d'un enfant gâté

Directed by: Claude Lelouch

Starring: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Richard Anconina, Lio, Béatrice Agenin

Tequila Sunrise

Tequila Sunrise

Directed by: Robert Towne

Starring: Mel Gibson, Michelle Pfeiffer, Kurt Russell, Raul Julia

The Undertaker

The Undertaker

Directed by: Franco Steffanino

Starring: Joe Spinell, Rebecca Varon, Patrick Askin, Susan Bachli

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

The Bottom Line

The Bottom Line

Directed by: Tom Rulon

Starting from Scratch

Starting from Scratch

Directed by: James Huang

Scruples

Scruples

Directed by: Alan J. Levi

Cetrdeset osma - Zavera i izdaja

Cetrdeset osma - Zavera i izdaja

Almost Grown

Almost Grown

Written by:

Starring: Tim Daly, Eve Gordon, Rita Taggart, Michael Alldredge

Country: United States of America

Days to next November 23

If November 23, 1988 is your birthday you're 31 years, 10 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 26 days.
calendar

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in November 1988?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
Unlimited books on any devices, try your first month free

Gracie by George Burns

Gracie

By:

"SAY GOODNIGHT, GRACIE..." With those now familiar words, George Burns and Gracie Allen bid farewell to devoted audiences at the end of each of their broadcasts throughout the Golden Age of

The Bonfire Of The Vanities by Tom Wolfe

The Bonfire Of The Vanities

By:

Vintage Tom Wolfe, The Bonfire of the Vanities, the #1 bestseller that will forever define late-twentieth-century New York style. "No one has portrayed New York Society this accurately and devastatingly since Edith Wharton" (The National Review)“A page-turner .

Final Flight by Stephen Coonts

Final Flight

By:

The most daring -- and deadly -- terrorist plot of all time is about to unfold aboard the supercarrier USS United States.

Till We Meet Again by Judith Krantz

Till We Meet Again

By:

Eve dared. . . Eve, with passion that overruled her total innocence, ran away from home to live in unrepentant sin; won stardom singing on the stage of the Parisian music

One by Richard Bach

One

By:

I gave my life to become the person I am right now. Was it worth it?

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Desert Commander

Desert Commander

Platform: NES/Family Computer

Genre: Historic turn-based strategy

Publisher: Kemco

First Queen

First Queen

Platform: Super Famicom[1] Microsoft Windows Sharp X68000 NEC PC-9801

Genre: Real-time strategy RPG Action RPG

Publisher: Culture Brain

Cabal

Cabal

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, C64, ZX Spectrum, DOS, NES

Genre: Cabal shooter

Publisher: Taito Fabtek

Arena Football

Arena Football

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: American football

Publisher: C159 Production

Goal!

Goal!

Platform: NES Game Boy

Genre: Traditional soccer simulation

Publisher: Jaleco

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on November 23, 1988?

On November 23, 1988 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is November 23, 1988?

On November 23, 1988 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on November 23, 1988?

On November 23, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 23, 1988?

On November 23, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on November 23, 1988?

On November 23, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on November 23, 1988?

On November 23, 1988 several famous people were born including, Stefanie EleventhGorgeous, Saab Magalona, Sebastian Nachreiner.

What was the number one song in November 23, 1988?

The number one song in the week of November 23, 1988 was Bad Medicine by Bon Jovi in US and First Time by Robin Beck in UK.

What were the top hits on November 23, 1988?

The top hits on November 23, 1988 were Bad Medicine by Bon Jovi, Baby, I Love Your Way/Freebird Medley by Will To Power, Desire by U2 in US and First Time by Robin Beck, Orinoco Flow by Enya, Je Ne Sais Pas Pourquoi by Kylie Minogue in UK.


Like this day if it is important to you!
likes