Monday August 01, 1988

US date format: 8/1/1988, UK date format: 1/8/1988

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 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 Sasha Jackson and Max Carver. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Roll With It by Steve Winwood. In UK The Only Way Is Up by Yazz & The Plastic Population was in the top 5 hits. The Last Temptation of Christ, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Thriving On Chaos by Tom Peters was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Luv Kush. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blasted or America Daitōryō Senkyo.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
  • Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
  • St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
  • Angola - Armed Forces Day
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Events

  • Deep Rover one-man research submarine unveiled at Crater Lake, Oregon.

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Movies

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The Last Temptation of Christ

The Last Temptation of Christ

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Willem Dafoe, Harvey Keitel, Barbara Hershey, Paul Greco

Country: United States of America

Young Guns

Young Guns

Directed by: Christopher Cain

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips, Charlie Sheen

Country: United States of America

Clean and Sober

Clean and Sober

Directed by: Glenn Gordon Caron

Starring: Michael Keaton, Kathy Baker, Morgan Freeman, Tate Donovan

Vijay

Vijay

Directed by: Yash Chopra

Starring: Anil Kapoor, Rajesh Khanna, Rishi Kapoor, Hema Malini

Monkey Shines

Monkey Shines

Directed by: George A. Romero

Starring: Jason Beghe, John Pankow, Kate McNeil, Joyce Van Patten

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TV Series

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Luv Kush

Luv Kush

Directed by: Jay Sreesivan

Brainstorm

Brainstorm

Directed by: Douglas Trumbull

The Big Picture

The Big Picture

Directed by: Eric Lartigau

Encadenados

Encadenados

Directed by: Not specifed

The Incredibly Strange Film Show

The Incredibly Strange Film Show

Days to next August 01

If August 01, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 2 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Thriving On Chaos by Tom Peters

Thriving On Chaos

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The national bestseller that offers prescriptions for an economic world turned upside down. A New York Times bestseller for eleven months.

A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking

A Brief History Of Time

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Stephen Hawking has earned a reputation as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein. In this landmark volume, Professor Hawking shares his blazing intellect with nonscientists everywhere, guiding us expertly to

Love In The Time Of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Love In The Time Of Cholera

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In their youth, Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love. When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy, well-born doctor, Florentino is devastated, but he is a romantic.

The Duchess Of Windsor by Charles Higham

The Duchess Of Windsor

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"Deeply researched, valuable." –The New York Times Book Review "A shocker . . . stunning . . . absolutely hypnotic.

Crimson Joy by Robert B. Parker

Crimson Joy

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A serial killer is on the loose in Beantown and the cops can't catch him. But when the killer leaves his red rose calling card for Spenser's own Susan Silverman, he

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cloud Master

Cloud Master

Platform: Arcade, MSX, NES, Sega Master System, Sharp X68000

Genre: Horizontal Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Hot-B

Heavy Unit

Heavy Unit

Platform: Arcade, PC Engine, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Horizontal Scrolling Shooter

Publisher: Taito

Blasted

Blasted

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Bally Midway

Bakutotsu Kijūtei

Bakutotsu Kijūtei

Platform: Arcade, Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Namco

America Daitōryō Senkyo

America Daitōryō Senkyo

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Government simulation

Publisher: Hect

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On August 01, 1988 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is August 01, 1988?

On August 01, 1988 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 01, 1988?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on August 01, 1988?

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

Which famous people are born on August 01, 1988?

On August 01, 1988 several famous people were born including, Sasha Jackson, Max Carver, Olia Tira.

Which famous people died on August 01, 1988?

Famous people died on August 01, 1988 include, Trindad Silva, John Cardinal Dearden, Florence Eldridge.

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

The number one song in the week of August 01, 1988 was Roll With It by Steve Winwood in US and The Only Way Is Up by Yazz & The Plastic Population in UK.

What were the top hits on August 01, 1988?

The top hits on August 01, 1988 were Roll With It by Steve Winwood, Hands To Heaven by Breathe, Hold On To The Nights by Richard Marx in US and The Only Way Is Up by Yazz & The Plastic Population, The Loco-Motion by Kylie Minogue, I Need You by BVSMP in UK.


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