Monday September 12, 1988
US date format: 9/12/1988, UK date format: 12/9/1988
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Nastasia Noens and Amanda Jenssen.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Sweet Child O' Mine by Guns N' Roses.
In UK Groovy Kind Of Love by Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits.
Spellbinder, directed by Janet Greek, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while Senatorial Privilege by Leo Damore was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Scruples.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bases Loaded II: Second Season or Jaseiken Necromancer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 12, 1988?
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- 1st NFL regular-season game played in Phoenix; Cowboys beat Card
- Gilbert, strongest hurricane ever (160 mph), devastates Jamaica
- Hurricane Gilbert devastates Jamaica; it turns towards Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula 2 days later, causing an estimated $5 billion in damage.
- William Mitchell dies of a heart attack from a brain tumor.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 12, 1988?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Guns N' Roses - Sweet Child O' Mine
- Robert Palmer - Simply Irresistible
- Huey Lewis & The News - Perfect World
- Bobby McFerrin - Don't Worry Be Happy (Edit)
- Taylor Dayne - I'll Always Love You
- Van Halen - When It's Love
- New Edition - If It Isn't Love
- Kenny Loggins - Nobody's Fool
- Def Leppard - Love Bites
- Rick Astley - It Would Take A Strong Strong Man
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Michael Jackson - Another Part Of Me
- Jeffrey Osborne - She's On The Left
- Pebbles - Take Your Time
- Salt-N-Pepa Featuring E.U. - Shake Your Thang
- James Brown - Static
- Keith Sweat (Duet With Jacci McGhee) - Make It Last Forever
- Levert - Addicted To You
- Freddie Jackson - Nice 'N' Slow
- Tony Toni Tone - Born Not To Know
- George Michael - Monkey
Sport Games on September 12, 1988
- Dallas Cowboys - Phoenix Cardinals : 17 - 14
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next September 12If September 12, 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 September 12, 1988?
On September 12, 1988 the day of the week was Monday.
What zodiac sign is September 12, 1988?
On September 12, 1988 the zodiac sign was Virgo.
Who was the US President on September 12, 1988?
On September 12, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on September 12, 1988?
On September 12, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on September 12, 1988?
On September 12, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on September 12, 1988?
On September 12, 1988 several famous people were born including, Nastasia Noens, Amanda Jenssen.
Which famous people died on September 12, 1988?
Famous people died on September 12, 1988 include, Lauris Morstad, Alan Bible.
What was the number one song in September 12, 1988?
The number one song in the week of September 12, 1988 was Sweet Child O' Mine by Guns N' Roses in US and Groovy Kind Of Love by Phil Collins in UK.
What were the top hits on September 12, 1988?
The top hits on September 12, 1988 were Sweet Child O' Mine by Guns N' Roses, Simply Irresistible by Robert Palmer, Perfect World by Huey Lewis & The News in US and Groovy Kind Of Love by Phil Collins, He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother by The Hollies, Teardrops by Womack & Womack in UK.