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.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Also see September 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Maryland (United States) - Defenders Day
  • Cape Verde - National Day
  • Ethiopia - National Revolution Day (1974)
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Events

  • 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.

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Movies

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Spellbinder

Spellbinder

Directed by: Janet Greek

Starring: Tim Daly, Kelly Preston, Rick Rossovich, Audra Lindley

Sweet Hearts Dance

Sweet Hearts Dance

Directed by: Robert Greenwald

Starring: Don Johnson, Susan Sarandon, Jeff Daniels, Elizabeth Perkins

Murder One

Murder One

Directed by: Graeme Campbell

Starring: Henry Thomas, James Wilder, Stephen Shellen, Errol Slue

Buster

Buster

Directed by: David Green

Starring: Phil Collins, Julie Walters, Larry Lamb, Stephanie Lawrence

Criminal Law

Criminal Law

Directed by: Martin Campbell

Starring: Gary Oldman, Kevin Bacon, Tess Harper, Karen Young

Sport Games on September 12, 1988

Sport Games on September 12, 1988


NFL

American Football
  • Dallas Cowboys - Phoenix Cardinals : 17 - 14
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TV Series

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Scruples

Scruples

Directed by: Alan J. Levi

First Impressions

First Impressions

Directed by: Eric Shapiro

Luv Kush

Luv Kush

Directed by: Jay Sreesivan

Encyclopedia

Encyclopedia

Starring: Ethyl Eichelberger, Jim Fyfe, Alyson Palmer, Faith Prince

Country: United States of America

Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Days to next September 12

If 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.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Senatorial Privilege by Leo Damore

Senatorial Privilege

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More than two decades have passed since a car driven by Senator Edward Kennedy plunged off Dike Bridge on Chappaquiddick killing former staffer Mary Jo Kopechne.

The Shell Seekers by Rosamunde Pilcher

The Shell Seekers

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3 stories

Love In The Time Of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Love In The Time Of Cholera

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In their youth, Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love. When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy, well-born doctor, Florentino is devastated, but he is a romantic.

Transformation by Whitley Strieber

Transformation

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The author of Communion has seen a new vision of this magnificent, mysterious, and fiercely alive universe through the shattering effects of an assault from the unknown.

Capote by Gerald Clarke

Capote

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An American original, Truman Capote was one of the best writers of his generation, a superb and almost matchless stylist. His short stories made him a literary celebrity while still in

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

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

Bases Loaded II: Second Season

Bases Loaded II: Second Season

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Jaleco

Jaseiken Necromancer

Jaseiken Necromancer

Platform: PC Engine, Mobile phone, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network

Genre: Action/role-playing video game

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Fish!

Fish!

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Acorn Archimedes, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Apple Macintosh, MS-DOS, Sinclair Spectrum.

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Rainbird Software

Battle Chess

Battle Chess

Platform: Amiga, 3DO Interactive Multiplayer, Acorn Archimedes, Amiga CD32, Amiga CDTV, Apple IIGS, Apple IIe, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, FM Towns, NES, Mac OS, NEC PC-9801, X68000, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Chess

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

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.


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