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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 02, 1988?
- 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.
- 95th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Steffi Graf beats Navratilova (57 62 61)
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 02, 1988?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Glenn Medeiros - Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You
- The Fat Boys With Chubby Checker - The Twist (Yo, Twist)
- Salt-N-Pepa - Push It / Tramp
- Bros - I Owe You Nothing
- Sabrina - Boys (Summertime Love)
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
- The Mac Band Featuring The McCampbell Brothers - Roses Are Red
- Vanessa Williams - The Right Stuff
- The Deele - Shoot 'Em Up Movies
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 02If 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.
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?