Tuesday August 09, 1988
US date format: 8/9/1988, UK date format: 9/8/1988
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 9, 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 Willian (footballer) and Willian .
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Roll With It by Steve Winwood.
In UK The Only Way Is Up by Yazz & The Plastic Population was in the top 5 hits.
Crossing Delancey, directed by Joan Micklin Silver, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while Libra by Don DeLillo was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Luv Kush.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cabal or Dark Side.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 09, 1988?
- St. Nathy (or David)
- Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
- St. Fedlimid/Felimy
- St. Romanus Ostiarius
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- Just one day after 8/8/88 New York lottery's daily number is 888.
- Wayne Gretzky is traded from the Edmonton Oilers to the Los Angeles Kings in one of the most controversial player transactions in ice hockey history, upsetting many Canadians so much that some considered him a ''traitor'' to his home country.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 09, 1988?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Steve Winwood - Roll With It
- Breathe - Hands To Heaven
- Eric Carmen - Make Me Lose Control
- Terence Trent D'Arby - Sign Your Name
- Gloria Estefan - 1-2-3
- Elton John - I Don't Wanna Go On With You Like That
- Chicago - I Don't Wanna Live Without Your Love
- George Michael - Monkey
- Richard Marx - Hold On To The Nights
- Johnny Kemp - Just Got Paid
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Al B. Sure! - Off On Your Own (Girl)
- Troop - Mamacita
- Rick James Featuring Roxanne Shante - Loosey's Rap
- Guy - Groove Me
- Terence Trent D'Arby - Sign Your Name
- R.J.'S Latest Arrival - Off The Hook (With Your Love)
- Freddie Jackson - Nice 'N' Slow
- Loose Ends - Watching You
- Keith Sweat (Duet With Jacci McGhee) - Make It Last Forever
- Shirley Murdock - Husband
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 09If August 09, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 1 month, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 12 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 August 09, 1988?
On August 09, 1988 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is August 09, 1988?
On August 09, 1988 the zodiac sign was Leo.
Who was the US President on August 09, 1988?
On August 09, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 09, 1988?
On August 09, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on August 09, 1988?
On August 09, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 09, 1988?
On August 09, 1988 several famous people were born including, Willian (footballer), Kaushal , Willian .
What was the number one song in August 09, 1988?
The number one song in the week of August 09, 1988 was Roll With It by Steve Winwood in US and The Only Way Is Up by Yazz & The Plastic Population in UK.
What were the top hits on August 09, 1988?
The top hits on August 09, 1988 were Roll With It by Steve Winwood, Hands To Heaven by Breathe, Make Me Lose Control by Eric Carmen in US and The Only Way Is Up by Yazz & The Plastic Population, The Loco-Motion by Kylie Minogue, I Need You by BVSMP in UK.