Friday April 01, 1988

US date format: 4/1/1988, UK date format: 1/4/1988

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 1, 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 Robin Lopez and Brook Lopez. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Man In The Mirror by Michael Jackson. In UK Heart by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Consuming Passions, directed by Giles Foster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Hot Money by Dick Francis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Der Geisterwald oder Des Raben Rache. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galactic Protector or Caveman Ugh-Lympics.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Waleric
  • Saint Hugh of Grenoble
  • Orissa - a state in eastern India celebrates "Utkal Divas", its statehood day.
  • India - Start of financial year.
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Movies

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Consuming Passions

Consuming Passions

Directed by: Giles Foster

Starring: Jonathan Pryce, Vanessa Redgrave, Tyler Butterworth, Freddie Jones

Above the Law

Above the Law

Directed by: Andrew Davis

Starring: Steven Seagal, Pam Grier, Henry Silva, Ron Dean

Country: United States of America

Delta Force Commando

Delta Force Commando

Directed by: Pierluigi Ciriaci

Starring: Brett Baxter Clark, Fred Williamson, Mark Gregory, Bo Svenson

Beetlejuice

Beetlejuice

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Michael Keaton, Annie McEnroe

Country: United States of America

Maniac Cop

Maniac Cop

Directed by: William Lustig

Starring: Tom Atkins, Bruce Campbell, Laurene Landon, Richard Roundtree

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Der Geisterwald oder Des Raben Rache

Der Geisterwald oder Des Raben Rache

Red Dwarf

Red Dwarf

Written by:

Starring: Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules, Chris Barrie, Robert Llewellyn

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Adventures Beyond Belief

Adventures Beyond Belief

Directed by: Marcus Tompson

Alles nichts oder?!

Alles nichts oder?!

Pasiones

Pasiones

Days to next April 01

If April 01, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 5 months, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 2 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Hot Money by Dick Francis

Hot Money

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A classic mystery from Dick Francis, the champion of English storytellers. Malcolm Pembroke didn't get rich without making a few enemies - not least among the

Patriot Games by Tom Clancy

Patriot Games

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From Tom Clancy, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Ryan novels--including his latest blockbusters Command Authority and Threat Vector--comes a gripping story of the Ryan family under

Treasure by Clive Cussler

Treasure

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Clive Cussler, author of sixteen consecutive New York Times bestseller brings us beloved character Dirk Pitt, who discovers a trail leading straight to priceless treasures.

The Tommyknockers by Stephen King

The Tommyknockers

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Master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic, terrifying #1 New York Times bestseller about a terrifying otherworldly discovery and the effects it has a on a small town.“Late

The Icarus Agenda by Robert Ludlum

The Icarus Agenda

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Colorado Congressman Evan Kendrick is trying to live out his term quietly when a political mole reveals his deepest secret: Kendrick was the anonymous hero who freed the hostages held by Arab terrorists in the American embassy in Masqat, and …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Chelnov

Chelnov

Platform: Arcade Sega Mega Drive/Genesis Sharp X68000 Virtual Console Sega Saturn(unpublished)

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Data East, Paon

Galactic Protector

Galactic Protector

Platform: Sega Master System PlayStation 2 (included in Fantasy Zone Complete Collection)

Genre: Shoot'em Up

Publisher: Sega

America Daitōryō Senkyo

America Daitōryō Senkyo

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Government simulation

Publisher: Hect

The Legendary Axe

The Legendary Axe

Platform: TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Platform

Publisher: JP Victor Interactive Software; NA NEC

Caveman Ugh-Lympics

Caveman Ugh-Lympics

Platform: Commodore 64, DOS, Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Sports (Olympic)

Publisher: Electronic Arts, Data East USA (NES)

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 01, 1988?

On April 01, 1988 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is April 01, 1988?

On April 01, 1988 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 01, 1988?

On April 01, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 01, 1988?

On April 01, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 01, 1988?

On April 01, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 01, 1988?

On April 01, 1988 several famous people were born including, Robin Lopez, Brook Lopez, Ty Turner.

Which famous people died on April 01, 1988?

Famous people died on April 01, 1988 include, Marius W Holtrop, Jim Jordan.

What was the number one song in April 01, 1988?

The number one song in the week of April 01, 1988 was Man In The Mirror by Michael Jackson in US and Heart by Pet Shop Boys in UK.

What were the top hits on April 01, 1988?

The top hits on April 01, 1988 were Man In The Mirror by Michael Jackson, Endless Summer Nights by Richard Marx, Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car by Billy Ocean in US and Heart by Pet Shop Boys, Drop The Boy by Bros, Love Changes (Everything) by Climie Fisher in UK.


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