Tuesday July 12, 1988
US date format: 7/12/1988, UK date format: 12/7/1988
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 12, 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 Melissa O'Neil and Risa Taneda.
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.
Saturday Night Out, directed by Robert Hartford-Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while For The Record by Donald T. Regan was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Brainstorm.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blasted or Jaseiken Necromancer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 12, 1988?
- Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
- Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
- Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
- Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
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- 59th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 2-1 at Riverfront Stadium, Cin
- All star MVP: Terry Steinbach (Oakland Athletics)
- USSR launches Phobos II for Martian orbit.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 12, 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
- The Mac Band Featuring The McCampbell Brothers - Roses Are Red
- Sade - Paradise
- Bobby Brown - Don't Be Cruel
- Vanessa Williams - The Right Stuff
- New Edition - If It Isn't Love
- Terence Trent D'Arby - Sign Your Name
- Gregory Abbott - I'll Prove It To You
- Al B. Sure! - Off On Your Own (Girl)
- James Brown - I'm Real
- Troop - Mamacita
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 12If July 12, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 2 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 16 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?