Friday September 23, 1988
US date format: 9/23/1988, UK date format: 23/9/1988
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on September 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 Juan Martín del Potro and Juan Del Potro.
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 Desert Commander or Impossible Mission II.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 23, 1988?
- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Adomnan of Iona, Saint Constantius, Saint Thecla.
- French Republican Calendar - Safran (Saffron) Day, second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Saudi Arabia - National Day (unification 1932)
- Japanese Autumnal equinox Day (????/Sh?bun no hi)
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- Rosa Mota wins 2nd female olympic marathon (2:25:39)
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 23, 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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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next September 23If September 23, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 1 month, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 23 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 September 23, 1988?
On September 23, 1988 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is September 23, 1988?
On September 23, 1988 the zodiac sign was Libra.
Who was the US President on September 23, 1988?
On September 23, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on September 23, 1988?
On September 23, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on September 23, 1988?
On September 23, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on September 23, 1988?
On September 23, 1988 several famous people were born including, Juan Martín del Potro, Ryo Kimura, Juan Del Potro.
Which famous people died on September 23, 1988?
Famous people died on September 23, 1988 include, Arwel Hughes, Tibor Sekelj.
What was the number one song in September 23, 1988?
The number one song in the week of September 23, 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 23, 1988?
The top hits on September 23, 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.