Monday September 26, 1988
US date format: 9/26/1988, UK date format: 26/9/1988
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It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on September 26, 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 Lilly Singh and Kiira Korpi.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Don't Worry Be Happy (Edit) by Bobby McFerrin.
In UK One Moment In Time by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits.
Gorillas in the Mist, directed by Michael Apted, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while Demon Lord Of Karanda by David Eddings was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Starting from Scratch.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 19 Part One: Boot Camp or The Colony.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 26, 1988?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bobby McFerrin - Don't Worry Be Happy (Edit)
- Def Leppard - Love Bites
- Taylor Dayne - I'll Always Love You
- Peter Cetera - One Good Woman
- UB40 - Red Red Wine '88
- Cheap Trick - Don't Be Cruel
- Guns N' Roses - Sweet Child O' Mine
- Joan Jett & The Blackhearts - I Hate Myself For Loving You
- Robert Palmer - Simply Irresistible
- Information Society - What's On Your Mind (Pure Energy)
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Levert - Addicted To You
- Jeffrey Osborne - She's On The Left
- Bobby Brown - My Prerogative
- Teddy Pendergrass - 2 A.M.
- Tony Toni Tone - Born Not To Know
- Karyn White - The Way You Love Me
- Sade - Nothing Can Come Between Us
- Evelyn "Champagne" King - Hold On To What You've Got
- D.J. Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince - A Nightmare On My Street
- Pebbles - Take Your Time
Sport Games on September 26, 1988
- Los Angeles Raiders - Denver Broncos : 30 - 27
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