Wednesday October 26, 1988
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 26, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Greg Zuerlein .
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 Silence Of The Lambs by Thomas Harris was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Dirty Dancing.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blaster Master or Dynamite Düx.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 26 October 1988
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Which were the important events of 26 October 1988 ?
- Nauru - Angam Day
- Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
- Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Quadragesimus
- St. Rusticus
- St. Gibitrudis
- St. Fulk
- St. Eadfrid
- St. Demetrius (aka St. Dimitrios) of Thessaloniki
- St. Cuthbert
- St. Cedd
- St. Alfred the Great
- Roman festivals - first day of Ludi Victoriae Sullanae (until 1 November)
- R.C. Saints - October 26th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bean
- St. Evaristus
- St. Lucian
- St. Albinus
- St. Rogatian
- Donald Trump bills Mike Tyson $2,000,000 for 4 month advisory service
- US-Soviet effort free 2 grey whales from frozen Arctic, Barrow, Alaska
- The Callaway Sledgehammer Corvette reaches a top speed of 254.76 MPH at the Transportation Research Center in Ohio. making it the fastest street car.
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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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