Friday 1 July 1988
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 1, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sonoya Mizuno and Kurt Coleman.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Dirty Diana by Michael Jackson.
In UK Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You by Glenn Medeiros was in the top 5 hits.
Coming to America, directed by John Landis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while The Rise And Fall Of The Great Powers by Paul Kennedy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Barfuß ins Bett.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arena Football or Deja Vu II: Lost in Las Vegas.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 1 July 1988
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Which were the important events of 1 July 1988 ?
- Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
- 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
- In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
- Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
- Memorial Day in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
- Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day.
- Sonoya Mizuno
- Matthew Lush: YouTube Star.
- Kurt Coleman: Football Player.
- Dedé : Brazilian footballer.
- Evan Ellingson: American actor.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Teddy Pendergrass - Joy
- Sade - Paradise
- James Brown - I'm Real
- Doug E. Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew - Keep Risin' To The Top
- Prince - Alphabet St.
- George Michael - One More Try
- Gregory Abbott - I'll Prove It To You
- Roses Are Red - The Mac Band Featuring The McCampbell Brothers
- Vanessa Williams - The Right Stuff
- Shoot 'Em Up Movies - The Deele
Top #10 Latin songs
- QUE TE PASA - Yuri
- TOCO MADERA - Raphael
- LA ULTIMA LUNA - Emmanuel
- Todo Por Ti - Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine
- Braulio - EL VICIO DE TU BOCA
- SUENO CONTIGO - Jose Luis Rodriguez
- QUERIENDO Y NO - Isabel Pantoja
- Es un alma en pena - Lucia Mendez
- Dyango - AHORA
- CUANDO EL AMOR SE ACABA - Jose Feliciano
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Glenn Medeiros - Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You
- The Twist (Yo, Twist) - The Fat Boys With Chubby Checker
- Push It / Tramp - Salt-N-Pepa
- Bros - I Owe You Nothing
- Sabrina - Boys (Summertime Love)
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?