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November 1st, 1988...

Today is Tuesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Groovy Kind of Love"
by Phil Collins

In the UK:
"Orinoco Flow"
by Enya
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Clawsons of Ohio

(TIME Cover: October the 31st, 1988)

 Famous people born on the 1st of November:

846 - Louis the Stammerer, King of West Francia (d. 879)
1778 - Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden (d. 1837)
1878 - Carlos Saavedra Lamas, Argentine politician, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1959)
1946 - Ric Grech, English rock bassist (Family, Ginger Baker's Air Force, Traffic) (d. 1990)
1951 - Ronald Bell, American singer and saxophonist (Kool & the Gang)
1962 - Anthony Kiedis, American singer (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
1967 - Tina Arena, Australian singer

 The Nobel Prize in Literature 1988

Naguib Mahfouz

who, through works rich in nuance - now clear-sightedly realistic, now evocatively ambiguous - has formed an Arabian narrative art that applies to all mankind


Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1988 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1988

Rain Man
directed by Barry Levinson
with Dustin Hoffman (Raymond Babbitt)

Designed in 1988

The Paris chair
by André Dubreuil

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

John Lennon (illustration) / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 537, October 20, 1988



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