Saturday June 04, 1988

US date format: 6/4/1988, UK date format: 4/6/1988

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 4, 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 Li Man and Mohsen Shadi. 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 For The Record by Donald T. Regan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Big Picture. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Legend of Blacksilver or Bad Dudes Vs. DragonNinja.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Feast day of St Francis Caracciolo.
  • Feast day of Saint Petrock of Cornwall.
  • United States - Pentecost in 2006
  • Hong Kong - Tiananmen Square Protest of 1989 memorial day.
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Events

  • Cabaret closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 262 performances
  • 42nd Tony Awards: M Butterfly and Phantom of the Opera win
  • 58th French Womens Tennis: Steffi Graf beats N Zvereva (60 60)
  • Rickey Henderson steals 2 bases for record 249 as a New York Yankee
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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 04

If June 04, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 3 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 8 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?

Dangerous Dave

Dangerous Dave

Platform: Apple II, MS-DOS

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Softdisk

The Legend of Blacksilver

The Legend of Blacksilver

Platform: Commodore 64, Apple II

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Epyx

Bad Dudes Vs. DragonNinja

Bad Dudes Vs. DragonNinja

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, NES, ZX Spectrum, Zeebo

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Data East (Japan) Data East USA (North America) Imagine Software (Europe) Namco Ocean Software Majesco Entertainment G-mode Co., Ltd. (Brazil)

Forgotten Worlds

Forgotten Worlds

Platform: Arcade, Mega Drive/Genesis, Amiga, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Master System, TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Horizontal scrolling shooter

Publisher: Capcom

Cyborg Hunter

Cyborg Hunter

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Action

Publisher: JP Sega; NA Activision; EU Sega

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on June 04, 1988?

On June 04, 1988 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is June 04, 1988?

On June 04, 1988 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on June 04, 1988?

On June 04, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 04, 1988?

On June 04, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on June 04, 1988?

On June 04, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on June 04, 1988?

On June 04, 1988 several famous people were born including, Li Man, Mohsen Shadi

What was the number one song in June 04, 1988?

The number one song in the week of June 04, 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 04, 1988?

The top hits on June 04, 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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