Sunday October 23, 1988
US date format: 10/23/1988, UK date format: 23/10/1988
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 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 Oliver Proudlock and Jordan Crawford.
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 Crosswize or BattleTech: The Crescent Hawk's Inception.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 23, 1988?
- Chemistry: Mole Day
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
- Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
- Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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- Boston Celtics play Spain in Madrid.
- Asashio Taro III: Japanese sumo wrestler, the 46th...
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 23, 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
Sport Games on October 23, 1988
- Cleveland Browns - Phoenix Cardinals : 29 - 21
- Dallas Cowboys - Philadelphia Eagles : 23 - 24
- Denver Broncos - Pittsburgh Steelers : 21 - 39
- Detroit Lions - Kansas City Chiefs : 7 - 6
- Houston Oilers - Cincinnati Bengals : 21 - 44
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