Thursday July 07, 1988
US date format: 7/7/1988, UK date format: 7/7/1988
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 7, 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 Venus Raj and Sophie Rodriguez.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to The Flame by Cheap Trick.
In UK Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You by Glenn Medeiros was in the top 5 hits.
Die Hard, directed by John McTiernan, 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 Lee Trevino's Fighting Golf or Kaijū Monogatari.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 07, 1988?
- Russia and Ukraine - Ivan Kupala
- United Kingdom - July 7th Bombings remembrance day
- Bhutan - Guru Rinpoche
- Roman Empire - Nonae Caprotinae festival in honor of Juno
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- Soviet Union launches Phobos 1 to probe Martian moon (unsuccessful).
- Jimmy Edwards: Actor (Plank, Bottoms Up, Late Mr H),...
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 07, 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
- Sade - Paradise
- James Brown - I'm Real
- The Mac Band Featuring The McCampbell Brothers - Roses Are Red
- Vanessa Williams - The Right Stuff
- Gregory Abbott - I'll Prove It To You
- Teddy Pendergrass - Joy
- New Edition - If It Isn't Love
- Bobby Brown - Don't Be Cruel
- Doug E. Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew - Keep Risin' To The Top
- Terence Trent D'Arby - Sign Your Name
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 07If July 07, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 2 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 15 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?