Thursday September 01, 1988
US date format: 9/1/1988, UK date format: 1/9/1988
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Chanel West Coast and Taryn Marler.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Monkey by George Michael.
In UK Groovy Kind Of Love by Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits.
Dead Ringers, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while Doctors by Erich Segal was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching First Impressions.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 8 Eyes or Legendary Wings.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 01, 1988?
- Start of the season when oysters are fit to eat (when month names contain an "R")
- Uzbekistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- In the Eastern Orthodox Church, the new liturgical year begins on September 1. Also see September 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
- Church of England - Saint Giles
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- Nintendo releases the Super Mario Bros. 2 video game for the Nintendo Entertainment System in the US.
- Leonor Sullivan: American politician...
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 01, 1988?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- George Michael - Monkey
- Guns N' Roses - Sweet Child O' Mine
- Robert Palmer - Simply Irresistible
- Elton John - I Don't Wanna Go On With You Like That
- Chicago - I Don't Wanna Live Without Your Love
- Huey Lewis & The News - Perfect World
- Tracy Chapman - Fast Car
- Van Halen - When It's Love
- New Edition - If It Isn't Love
- Taylor Dayne - I'll Always Love You
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Freddie Jackson - Nice 'N' Slow
- Keith Sweat (Duet With Jacci McGhee) - Make It Last Forever
- Loose Ends - Watching You
- Michael Jackson - Another Part Of Me
- Whitney Houston - Love Will Save The Day
- Shirley Murdock - Husband
- Salt-N-Pepa Featuring E.U. - Shake Your Thang
- Gregory Hines - That Girl Wants To Dance With Me
- George Michael - Monkey
- Pebbles - Take Your Time
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next September 01If September 01, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 7 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?