Tuesday March 08, 1988

US date format: 3/8/1988, UK date format: 8/3/1988

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 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 Benny Blanco and Johnny Ruffo. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley. In UK I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Dominick and Eugene, directed by Robert M. Young, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while The Icarus Agenda by Robert Ludlum 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 Fusion or Birdie Try.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Philemon (d. 305)
  • Albania, Romania - Mother's Day.
  • Catholicism Saint John of God.
  • Hudson's Birthday - The Second Coming Of Christmas.
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Events

  • U.S. presidential candidate George Herbert Walker Bush defeats Robert Dole in numerous Republican primaries and caucuses on "Super Tuesday."
  • Two U.S. Army helicopters collide in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, killing 17 servicemen.

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Movies

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Dominick and Eugene

Dominick and Eugene

Directed by: Robert M. Young

Starring: Tom Hulce, Ray Liotta, Jamie Lee Curtis, Robert Levine

Tiger on Beat

Tiger on Beat

Directed by: Chia-Liang Liu

Starring: Yun-Fat Chow, Nina Li Chi, Conan Lee, Norman Chu

The Milagro Beanfield War

The Milagro Beanfield War

Directed by: Robert Redford

Starring: Rubén Blades, Richard Bradford, Sônia Braga, Julie Carmen

Ödipussi

Ödipussi

Directed by: Vicco von Bülow

Starring: Vicco von Bülow, Katharina Brauren, Evelyn Hamann, Edda Seippel

Masquerade

Masquerade

Directed by: Bob Swaim

Starring: Rob Lowe, Meg Tilly, Kim Cattrall, Doug Savant

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TV Series

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Der Geisterwald oder Des Raben Rache

Der Geisterwald oder Des Raben Rache

Red Dwarf

Red Dwarf

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Starring: Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules, Chris Barrie, Robert Llewellyn

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Adventures Beyond Belief

Adventures Beyond Belief

Directed by: Marcus Tompson

Eisenhower & Lutz

Eisenhower & Lutz

Mr. Majeika

Mr. Majeika

Days to next March 08

If March 08, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 6 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 8 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Lightning by Dean R. Koontz

Lightning

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A storm struck on the night Laura Shane was born, and there was a strangeness about the weather that people would remember for years.

Thriving On Chaos by Tom Peters

Thriving On Chaos

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The national bestseller that offers prescriptions for an economic world turned upside down. A New York Times bestseller for eleven months.

The Tenants Of Time by Thomas Flanagan

The Tenants Of Time

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Volume 2 of Thomas Flanagan’s Irish History Trilogy The second volume of Thomas Flanagan’s best-selling Irish-history trilogy (which begins with The Year of the French and closes with The End of the Hunt) is set at the turn of the …

The Great Depression Of 1990 by Ravi Batra

The Great Depression Of 1990

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From Jacket Flap: Startling in its revelations, bold in its predictions, and overwhelmingly convincing in the evidence it offers, "The Great Depression of 1990" demonstrates that we are headed toward an

Love, Medicine & Miracles by Bernie S. Siegel

Love, Medicine & Miracles

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Unconditional love is the most powerful stimulant of the immune system. The truth is: love heals. Miracles happen to exceptional patients every day - patients who have the courage to love, those who have the courage to work with their …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Fusion

Fusion

Platform: Atari ST, Amiga

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Electronic Arts

The Bard's Tale III: Thief of Fate

The Bard's Tale III: Thief of Fate

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Earthlight

Earthlight

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Firebird Software

Birdie Try

Birdie Try

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Data East

Godzilla: Monster of Monsters!

Godzilla: Monster of Monsters!

Platform: NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: Toho

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on March 08, 1988?

On March 08, 1988 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is March 08, 1988?

On March 08, 1988 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on March 08, 1988?

On March 08, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 08, 1988?

On March 08, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on March 08, 1988?

On March 08, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on March 08, 1988?

On March 08, 1988 several famous people were born including, Benny Blanco, Armanti Edwards, Johnny Ruffo.

Which famous people died on March 08, 1988?

Famous people died on March 08, 1988 include, Amar Singh Chamkila.

What was the number one song in March 08, 1988?

The number one song in the week of March 08, 1988 was Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley in US and I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue in UK.

What were the top hits on March 08, 1988?

The top hits on March 08, 1988 were Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley, Father Figure by George Michael, She's Like The Wind by Patrick Swayze in US and I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue, Don't Turn Around by Aswad, Together Forever by Rick Astley in UK.


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