Friday September 30, 1988
US date format: 9/30/1988, UK date format: 30/9/1988
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on September 30, 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 Blair Christian and Eglė Staišiūnaitė.
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 The Aviators by W. E. B. Griffin was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Starting from Scratch.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crosswize or Bloody Wolf.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 30, 1988?
- Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Agricultural Reform (Nationalization) Day
- September 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Translation Day
- Botswana - Independence Day (1966)
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- Andrei A Gromyko retires
- Dave Stieb, loses 2nd consecutive no hitter bid with 2 outs in 9th
- IBM announces shipment of three millionth PS/2 personal computer.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 30, 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
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