Saturday July 02, 1988

US date format: 7/2/1988, UK date format: 2/7/1988

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 Adrien Gallo and Porta . 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 Show Time by Pat Riley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Brainstorm. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chopper I or America Daitōryō Senkyo.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Feast Day of St. John Regis
  • Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
  • Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
  • Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.

Events

  • 95th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Steffi Graf beats Navratilova (57 62 61)

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Movies

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Coming to America

Coming to America

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Paul Bates, Garcelle Beauvais, Feather

Country: United States of America

Pumpkinhead

Pumpkinhead

Directed by: Stan Winston

Starring: Lance Henriksen, Jeff East, John D'Aquino, Kimberly Ross

Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd, Joanna Cassidy, Charles Fleischer

Country: United States of America

Cameron's Closet

Cameron's Closet

Directed by: Armand Mastroianni

Starring: Cotter Smith, Mel Harris, Scott Curtis, Chuck McCann

Bull Durham

Bull Durham

Directed by: Ron Shelton

Starring: Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins, Trey Wilson

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Brainstorm

Brainstorm

Directed by: Douglas Trumbull

The Big Picture

The Big Picture

Directed by: Eric Lartigau

Rough Guide to Europe

Rough Guide to Europe

Starring: Magenta Devine, Sankha Guha

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

P.O.V.

P.O.V.

Zomergasten

Zomergasten

Days to next July 02

If July 02, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 2 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 12 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Show Time by Pat Riley

Show Time

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The head coach of the world champion Los Angeles Lakers presents the inside story of the team's 1986-87 championship season, reveals his strategies, and offers his views on the team's star players and celebrity fans

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 …

Capote by Gerald Clarke

Capote

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An American original, Truman Capote was one of the best writers of his generation, a superb and almost matchless stylist. His short stories made him a literary celebrity while still in

A Trail Of Memories by Angelique L'Amour

A Trail Of Memories

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For decades, generations of readers have shared their favorite passages of favorite Louis L'Amour novels and short stories: parents with their children, neighbors with their friends, executives with their staff and

The Rise And Fall Of The Great Powers by Paul Kennedy

The Rise And Fall Of The Great Powers

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About national and international power in the "modern" or Post Renaissance period. Explains how the various powers have risen and fallen over the 5 centuries since the formation of the "new

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Chopper I

Chopper I

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: SNK

Iron Tank: The Invasion of Normandy Great Tank

Iron Tank: The Invasion of Normandy Great Tank

Platform: NES

Genre: Shooting

Publisher: SNK

Inside Outing

Inside Outing

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Atari ST, Commodore Amiga

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: NA Epyx; EU The Edge Software

Cyberball

Cyberball

Platform: Arcade, NES, Mega Drive/Genesis, Atari ST, Amiga, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, XBLA

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Games

America Daitōryō Senkyo

America Daitōryō Senkyo

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Government simulation

Publisher: Hect


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