Sunday July 10, 1988
US date format: 7/10/1988, UK date format: 10/7/1988
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 10, 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 Adande Thorne and Sarkodie .
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 Bonze Adventure or Keith Courage in Alpha Zones.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 10, 1988?
- Mauritania - Armed Forces Day
- Bahamas - Independence Day
- Silence Day - celebrated by followers of Meher Baba
- Ancient Latvia - Septinu Bralu Diena observed
- Terry-Jo Myers wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic
- Errol John: Playwright, dies at 63.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 10, 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 10If July 10, 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?