Thursday 29 September 1988
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Emily Evelyn Chase and Kevin Durant.
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.
Dead Ringers, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching American Experience.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Knight Rider or Final Fantasy II.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 September 1988 ?
- Argentina, Inventor's Day - L�szl= J=zsef Bfr='s birthday.
- England, Ireland - One of the four Quarter days in the Irish calendar
- Also see September 29 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Michaelmas - Christian feast of the Archangels St. Michael, St. Gabriel, and St. Raphael
- French Republican Calendar - Amarante (Amaranth) Day, eighth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Emily Evelyn Chase: Daughter of Jayni and Chevy.
- Kevin Durant: American basketball player.
- Ian Crawford: Guitarist.
- Qwanell Mosley: R&B Singer.
- Hana Lee: Movie Actress.
- Justin Nozuka: American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- Charles Addams: American cartoonist, the creator of gentle, ghoulish drawings that are chilling but charming, wicked without being mean-spirited.
- 26th Space Shuttle mission, Discovery 7 launched
- UN peacekeeping forces win Nobel Peace prize
- Union Station reopens in Washington DC
- NASA resumes space shuttle flights, grounded after the Challenger disaster, with the 26th Space Shuttle mission, Discovery 7. Challenger disaster, with Space Shuttle Discovery.
- Thousands riot in Algiers, Algeria against the National Liberation Front government by October 10 the army has killed and tortured about 500 people in crushing the riots.
- Chilean president Augusto Pinochet is defeated in a national plebiscite that sought to renew his mandate.
- In Omaha, Nebraska, in the only vice presidential debate of the 1988 U.S. presidential election, the Republican vice presidential nominee, Senator Dan Quayle of Indiana, insists he has as much experience in government as John F. Kennedy did when he sought the presidency in 1960. His Democratic opponent, Senator Lloyd Bentsen of Texas, replies, ampquotSenator, I served with Jack Kennedy. I knew Jack Kennedy. Jack Kennedy was a friend of mine. Senator, you're no Jack Kennedy.ampquot
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1988 ?
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
- Red Red Wine '88 - UB40
- 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)
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