Thursday 27 October 1988
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Evan Turner and Amy Cieslowski.
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.
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers, directed by Dwight H. Little, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while Koko by Peter Straub was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching This Is David Lander.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Amadeus Revenge or Beach Buggy Simulator.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 October 1988 ?
- St. Namatius
- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Independence Day (from Britain, 1979)
- Turkmenistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- St. Desiderius
- R.C. saints - October 27th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Abraham the Poor
- St. Vincent, Sabina, & Christeta
- St. Capitolina
- St. Odhran
- St. Elesbaan
- St. Florentius
- St. Frumentius, the saint who introduced Christianity into Ethiopia.
- St. Gaudiosus
- St. Abban of Murnevin
- Evan Turner: American basketball player.
- Amy Cieslowski: Reality Star.
- Brady Ellison: American archer.
- Illimar Pärn: Etonian ski jumper.
- ET released to home video (14 million presold)
- Larry Flynt paid hitman $1M to kill Hefner, Guccione and Sinatra
- S.B. Fuller, founder of Fuller products, dies at age 83.
- Ronald Reagan decides to tear down the new U.S. Embassy in Moscow because of Soviet listening devices in the building structure.
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
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