Saturday May 14, 1988
US date format: 5/14/1988, UK date format: 14/5/1988
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 14, 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 Tara Thompson and Elease Donovan.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Anything For You by Gloria Estefan.
In UK Perfect by Fairground Attraction was in the top 5 hits.
Chocolat, directed by Claire Denis, 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 Der Geisterwald oder Des Raben Rache.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arcade Volleyball or Eco.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 14, 1988?
- St. Carthach the Younger
- DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
- Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
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- Mail closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 36 performances
- Carrollton bus collision: a drunk driver traveling the wrong way on Interstate 71 near Carrollton, Kentucky, United States hits a converted school bus carrying a church youth group. The crash and ensuing fire kill 27.
- Willem Drees: Prime Minister of the Netherlands...
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 14, 1988?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Gloria Estefan - Anything For You
- Johnny Hates Jazz - Shattered Dreams
- Terence Trent D'Arby - Wishing Well
- George Michael - One More Try
- Natalie Cole - Pink Cadillac
- Pet Shop Boys - Always On My Mind
- Aerosmith - Angel
- Samantha Fox - Naughty Girls (Need Love Too)
- Icehouse - Electric Blue
- Foreigner - I Don't Want To Live Without You
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Al B. Sure! - Nite And Day
- Pebbles - Mercedes Boy
- Suave - My Girl
- Kool Moe Dee - Wild, Wild West
- Keith Sweat - Something Just Ain't Right
- Whitney Houston - Where Do Broken Hearts Go
- Johnny Kemp - Just Got Paid
- Brenda Russell Featuring Joe Esposito - Piano In The Dark
- Jesse Johnson - Love Struck
- Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam - Everything Will B-Fine
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 14If May 14, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 2 months, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 6 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?