Friday July 08, 1988
US date format: 7/8/1988, UK date format: 8/7/1988
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 8, 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 Fanny Agostini and Rachael Finch.
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 Rock Star by Jackie Collins was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Brainstorm.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing King of Kings or Better Dead Than Alien.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 08, 1988?
- Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
- Feast day of Saint Kilian
- Feast day of Saint Grimbald
- Miami Arena opens
- Rockers Jonathan Chico andRobert DeBarge indicted on drug trafficking
- Stevie Wonder announces he will run for mayor of Detroit in 1992.
- Ray Barbuti: American middle distance runner and...
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 08, 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 08If July 08, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 2 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 9 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 July 08, 1988?
On July 08, 1988 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is July 08, 1988?
On July 08, 1988 the zodiac sign was Cancer.
Who was the US President on July 08, 1988?
On July 08, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 08, 1988?
On July 08, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on July 08, 1988?
On July 08, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on July 08, 1988?
On July 08, 1988 several famous people were born including, Fanny Agostini, Rachael Finch, Tim Belusko.
Which famous people died on July 08, 1988?
Famous people died on July 08, 1988 include, Ray Barbuti.
What was the number one song in July 08, 1988?
The number one song in the week of July 08, 1988 was The Flame by Cheap Trick in US and Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You by Glenn Medeiros in UK.
What were the top hits on July 08, 1988?
The top hits on July 08, 1988 were The Flame by Cheap Trick, Mercedes Boy by Pebbles, Pour Some Sugar On Me by Def Leppard in US and Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You by Glenn Medeiros, The Twist (Yo, Twist) by The Fat Boys With Chubby Checker, Push It / Tramp by Salt-N-Pepa in UK.