Thursday June 02, 1988

US date format: 6/2/1988, UK date format: 2/6/1988

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 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 Amber Marshall and Sergio Agüero. In that special week of June people in US were listening to One More Try by George Michael. In UK With A Little Help From My Friends / She's Leaving Home by Wet Wet Wet / Billy Bragg With Cara Tivey was in the top 5 hits. Puss in Boots, directed by Eugene Marner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Chaos by James Gleick was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Big Picture. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beyond the Ice Palace or Bonze Adventure.
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 02, 1988?


Holidays

  • Italy's Festa della Repubblica (Republic Day), which commemorates the birth of the Repubblica Italiana and the end of the monarchy.
  • Shavuoth (Judaism) (2006).
  • Xenia name day in Slovakia.
  • The Greek Orthodox Church commemorates Saint Nicephorus' death - see also March 13.

Events

  • 61st National Spelling Bee: Rageshree Ramachandran wins spelling elegiacal
  • Consumer Reports calls for a ban on the Suzuki Samurai automobile

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Movies

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Puss in Boots

Puss in Boots

Directed by: Eugene Marner

Starring: Christopher Walken, Jason Connery, Carmela Marner, Yossi Graber

The Presidio

The Presidio

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Starring: Sean Connery, Mark Harmon, Meg Ryan, Jack Warden

Big

Big

Directed by: Penny Marshall

Starring: Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia, John Heard

Country: United States of America

The Frog Prince

The Frog Prince

Directed by: Jackson Hunsicker

Starring: Aileen Quinn, John Paragon, Helen Hunt, Clive Revill

A Handful of Dust

A Handful of Dust

Directed by: Charles Sturridge

Starring: James Wilby, Kristin Scott Thomas, Richard Beale, Jackson Kyle

TV Series

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The Big Picture

The Big Picture

Directed by: Eric Lartigau

TV Pirata

TV Pirata

Starring: Débora Bloch, Louise Cardoso, Regina Casé, Luiz Fernando Guimarães

Country: Brazil

The Movie Game

The Movie Game

Garbage Pail Kids

Garbage Pail Kids

Slime Time

Slime Time

Days to next June 02

If June 02, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 3 months, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 4 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Chaos by James Gleick

Chaos

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The million-copy bestseller by National Book Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist James Gleick that reveals the science behind chaos theoryNational bestsellerMore than a million copies soldA work of popular science

Love In The Time Of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Love In The Time Of Cholera

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In their youth, Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love. When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy, well-born doctor, Florentino is devastated, but he is a romantic.

The Mysteries Of Pittsburgh by Michael Chabon

The Mysteries Of Pittsburgh

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The enthralling debut from bestselling novelistMichael Chabon is a penetrating narrative of complexfriendships, father-son conflicts, and the awakening of a young man’s sexualidentity.

Prelude To Foundation by Isaac Asimov

Prelude To Foundation

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It is the year 12,020 G.E. and Emperor Cleon I sits uneasily on the Imperial throne of Trantor. Here in the great multidomed capital of the Galactic Empire, forty billion people

Washington Goes To War by David Brinkley

Washington Goes To War

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Though it is today the hub of international affairs and government, Washington, D.C. was once little more than a small Southern town that happened to host our nationally elected officials.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Beyond the Ice Palace

Beyond the Ice Palace

Platform: Amiga Amstrad CPC Atari ST Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Elite Systems

Bonze Adventure

Bonze Adventure

Platform: Arcade, PC Engine, Virtual Console

Genre: Action

Publisher: Taito Corporation

Eco

Eco

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Life simulation game

Publisher: Ocean Software

Abracadabra

Abracadabra

Platform: Amstrad CPC, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Proein Soft Line

Dark Fusion

Dark Fusion

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Amiga, Commodore 64

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on June 02, 1988?

On June 02, 1988 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is June 02, 1988?

On June 02, 1988 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on June 02, 1988?

On June 02, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 02, 1988?

On June 02, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on June 02, 1988?

On June 02, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on June 02, 1988?

On June 02, 1988 several famous people were born including, Amber Marshall, Sergio Agüero, Zuri Hall.

Which famous people died on June 02, 1988?

Famous people died on June 02, 1988 include, Raj Kapoor, Horace A Hildreth (Governor-Maine.

What was the number one song in June 02, 1988?

The number one song in the week of June 02, 1988 was One More Try by George Michael in US and With A Little Help From My Friends / She's Leaving Home by Wet Wet Wet / Billy Bragg With Cara Tivey in UK.

What were the top hits on June 02, 1988?

The top hits on June 02, 1988 were One More Try by George Michael, Shattered Dreams by Johnny Hates Jazz, Naughty Girls (Need Love Too) by Samantha Fox in US and With A Little Help From My Friends / She's Leaving Home by Wet Wet Wet / Billy Bragg With Cara Tivey, Doctorin' The Tardis by The Timelords, I Owe You Nothing by Bros in UK.


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