Tuesday August 02, 1988
US date format: 8/2/1988, UK date format: 2/8/1988
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 2, 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 Nayer and Brittany Hargest.
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 Final Blow or Godzilla: Monster of Monsters!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 02, 1988?
- St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
- St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
- St. Stephen
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
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- Raymond Acevedo is retired from singing group Menudo
- System Enhancement Association settles case with PKware (ARC vs. PKARC)
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 02, 1988?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Steve Winwood - Roll With It
- Breathe - Hands To Heaven
- Richard Marx - Hold On To The Nights
- Eric Carmen - Make Me Lose Control
- Terence Trent D'Arby - Sign Your Name
- Gloria Estefan - 1-2-3
- Elton John - I Don't Wanna Go On With You Like That
- Chicago - I Don't Wanna Live Without Your Love
- Def Leppard - Pour Some Sugar On Me
- George Michael - Monkey
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Al B. Sure! - Off On Your Own (Girl)
- Terence Trent D'Arby - Sign Your Name
- Troop - Mamacita
- Guy - Groove Me
- Rick James Featuring Roxanne Shante - Loosey's Rap
- Bobby Brown - Don't Be Cruel
- R.J.'S Latest Arrival - Off The Hook (With Your Love)
- New Edition - If It Isn't Love
- Loose Ends - Watching You
- Teena Marie - Work It
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 02If August 02, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 1 month, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 3 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on August 02, 1988?
On August 02, 1988 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is August 02, 1988?
On August 02, 1988 the zodiac sign was Leo.
Who was the US President on August 02, 1988?
On August 02, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 02, 1988?
On August 02, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on August 02, 1988?
On August 02, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 02, 1988?
On August 02, 1988 several famous people were born including, Brittany Hargest, Nayer , Meghan Klingenberg.
Which famous people died on August 02, 1988?
Famous people died on August 02, 1988 include, Raymond Carver, Roger Vuataz.
What was the number one song in August 02, 1988?
The number one song in the week of August 02, 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 02, 1988?
The top hits on August 02, 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.