Sunday September 25, 1988
US date format: 9/25/1988, UK date format: 25/9/1988
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on September 25, 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 James Blake (musician) and Mariya Ise.
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 The Battle of Olympus or Downhill Challenge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 25, 1988?
- Also see September 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Virgin of Fuencisla; Saint Finbarr
- Mozambique - Armed Forces Day
- French Republican Calendar - Colchique (Crocus) Day, fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Christopher Jacobs, Troy Dalbey, Tom Hunter and Matt Biondi, swim world record 4x100 m freestyle (3:16.53)
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 25, 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
Sport Games on September 25, 1988
- Atlanta Falcons - Dallas Cowboys : 20 - 26
- Chicago Bears - Green Bay Packers : 24 - 6
- Cleveland Browns - Cincinnati Bengals : 17 - 24
- Los Angeles Rams - New York Giants : 45 - 31
- Miami Dolphins - Indianapolis Colts : 13 - 15
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?