Monday October 24, 1988
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It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 24, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Joshua Shalikar and Daniel Shalikar.
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.
They Live, directed by John Carpenter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while The Bonfire Of The Vanities by Tom Wolfe was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Dirty Dancing.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Freedom Force or Impossible Mission II.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 24 October 1988
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- Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
- Discordianism - Maladay
- Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
- United Nations Day (charter 1945)
- Daniel Shalikar: Actor (Honey I Blew Up the Kids).
- Joshua Shalikar: Actor (Honey I Blew Up the Kids).
- Jackie Ibarra: Reality Star.
- Mitch Inman: Australian rugby player.
- Christopher Linke: German race walker.
- Demont Mitchell: Bahamian footballer.
- Traveling Wilburys Volume One is released
- Typhoon Ruby sinks Philippine ferry; hundreds drown.
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Sport Games on 24 October 1988
- San Francisco 49ers - Chicago Bears : 9 - 10
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Phil Collins - Groovy Kind Of Love
- The Beach Boys - Kokomo
- The Escape Club - Wild, Wild West
- Red Red Wine '88 - UB40
- Information Society - What's On Your Mind (Pure Energy)
- Steve Winwood - Don't You Know What The Night Can Do?
- Kylie Minogue - The Loco-Motion
- INXS - Never Tear Us Apart
- Whitney Houston - One Moment In Time
- Bon Jovi - Bad Medicine
Top #10 R&B songs
- Karyn White - The Way You Love Me
- Luther Vandross - Any Love
- New Edition - You're Not My Kind Of Girl
- Don't Rock The Boat - Midnight Star Feat. Ecstacy Of Whodini
- Anita Baker - Giving You The Best That I Got
- Bobby Brown - My Prerogative
- Cheryl Pepsii Riley - Thanks For My Child
- Al B. Sure! - Rescue Me
- Ready For The World - My Girly
- Vanessa Williams - (He's Got) The Look
Top #10 Latin songs
- Angela Carrasco - BOCA ROSA
- Franco - MARIA
- SENTADO A LA VERA DEL CAMINO - EYDIE GORME Y ROBERTO CARLOS
- ESTE AMOR QUE HAY QUE CALLAR - Yolandita Monge
- SI EL AMOR SE VA - Roberto Carlos
- MALA NOCHE NO - Veronica Castro
- QUE SERA - Emmanuel
- Marisela - YA NO
- HAZME TUYA UNA VEZ MAS - Isabel Pantoja
- Rocio Durcal - Como Tu Mujer
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