Friday October 28, 1988
US date format: 10/28/1988, UK date format: 28/10/1988
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 28, 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 Devon Murray and Raphaël Lakafia.
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 Love In The Time Of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Starting from Scratch.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Abracadabra or The Guardian Legend.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 28, 1988?
- St. Anastasia II
- St. Remigius
- Greece - Oxi (No) Day
- Czechoslovakia - gains its independence from Austria-Hungary (1918); Holiday in the Czech Republic, Remembrance Day in Slovakia.
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- Jurors award $147,000 to Tacoma parishioner seduced by her minister
- Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen gives US$10 million to University of Washington library.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 28, 1988?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Phil Collins - Groovy Kind Of Love
- The Beach Boys - Kokomo
- The Escape Club - Wild, Wild West
- UB40 - Red Red Wine '88
- 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 #5 songs in the UK
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
- Midnight Star Feat. Ecstacy Of Whodini - Don't Rock The Boat
- 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
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on October 28, 1988?
On October 28, 1988 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is October 28, 1988?
On October 28, 1988 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.
Who was the US President on October 28, 1988?
On October 28, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 28, 1988?
On October 28, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on October 28, 1988?
On October 28, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on October 28, 1988?
On October 28, 1988 several famous people were born including, Devon Murray, Raphaël Lakafia, Josef Salvat.
What was the number one song in October 28, 1988?
The number one song in the week of October 28, 1988 was Groovy Kind Of Love by Phil Collins in US and One Moment In Time by Whitney Houston in UK.
What were the top hits on October 28, 1988?
The top hits on October 28, 1988 were Groovy Kind Of Love by Phil Collins, Kokomo by The Beach Boys, Wild, Wild West by The Escape Club in US and One Moment In Time by Whitney Houston, Desire by U2, He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother by The Hollies in UK.