Saturday August 13, 1988
US date format: 8/13/1988, UK date format: 13/8/1988
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 13, 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 MØ (singer) and Servando Carrasco.
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 Baal or Battle Chess.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 13, 1988?
- International Lefthanders Day
- St. Wigbert
- RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
- In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
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- Palace of Auburn Hills in Detroit Opens
- US beats Jamaica 5-1, in second round of 1990 world soccer cup.
- Ronald J Dossenbach sets world record for pedaling across Canada from Vancouver, British Columbia to Halifax, Nova Scotia in 13 days, 15 hours, 4 min.
- Boston Red Sox win American League record 24 straight home games.
- Otto E Passman: American politician...
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 13, 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 13If August 13, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 2 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 14 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 13, 1988?
On August 13, 1988 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is August 13, 1988?
On August 13, 1988 the zodiac sign was Leo.
Who was the US President on August 13, 1988?
On August 13, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 13, 1988?
On August 13, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on August 13, 1988?
On August 13, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 13, 1988?
On August 13, 1988 several famous people were born including, MØ (singer), Ryan Villopoto, Servando Carrasco.
Which famous people died on August 13, 1988?
Famous people died on August 13, 1988 include, Otto E Passman.
What was the number one song in August 13, 1988?
The number one song in the week of August 13, 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 13, 1988?
The top hits on August 13, 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.