Tuesday April 05, 1988
US date format: 4/5/1988, UK date format: 5/4/1988
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see zodiac on April 5, 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 Xin Wang (actress) and Quade Cooper.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car by Billy Ocean.
In UK Heart by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits.
Grave of the Fireflies, directed by Isao Takahata, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while Battle Cry Of Freedom by James M. McPherson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Der Geisterwald oder Des Raben Rache.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chelnov or Caveman Ugh-Lympics.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of April 05, 1988?
- Saint Vincent Ferrer
- Saint Geeraard
- The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
- Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
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- Democratic Convention picks Michael Dukakis as their Presidential Candidate
- Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis wins the Wisconsin Democratic presidential primary.
- The comic strip ''FoxTrot'' makes its first appearance in US newspapers.
- The Ojhri Camp Disaster occurs in Islamabad and Rawalpindi.
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- Alf Kjellin: Swedish actor / director (Juggler).
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 05, 1988?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #5 R&B songs
- Teena Marie - Ooo La La La
- Terence Trent D'Arby - Wishing Well
- Billy Ocean - Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car
- E.U. - Da'Butt (From The Film "School Daze")
- da'Krash - Wasn't I Good To Ya?
Top #5 Latin songs
- Ana Gabriel - AY AMOR
- Juan Gabriel - DEBO HACERLO
- Los Bukis - Y AHORA TE VAS
- Jose Feliciano/Pandora - No Hay Mal Que Por Bien No Venga
- Maria Conchita Alonso - Y es que llegaste tu
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Days to next April 05If April 05, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 9 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 19 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 April 05, 1988?
On April 05, 1988 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is April 05, 1988?
On April 05, 1988 the zodiac sign was Aries.
Who was the US President on April 05, 1988?
On April 05, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 05, 1988?
On April 05, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on April 05, 1988?
On April 05, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on April 05, 1988?
On April 05, 1988 several famous people were born including, Xin Wang (actress), Jon Kwang-ik, Quade Cooper.
Which famous people died on April 05, 1988?
Famous people died on April 05, 1988 include, Alf Kjellin.
What was the number one song in April 05, 1988?
The number one song in the week of April 05, 1988 was Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car by Billy Ocean in US and Heart by Pet Shop Boys in UK.
What were the top hits on April 05, 1988?
The top hits on April 05, 1988 were Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car by Billy Ocean, Man In The Mirror by Michael Jackson, Out Of The Blue by Debbie Gibson in US and Heart by Pet Shop Boys, Drop The Boy by Bros, Love Changes (Everything) by Climie Fisher in UK.