Friday July 15, 1988

US date format: 7/15/1988, UK date format: 15/7/1988

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 15, 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 Éloyse Lesueur and Irma (artist). 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 Dangerous Dave or Exile XZR.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Vladimir the Great's day (Eastern Orthodox; Roman Catholic)
  • Confuflux (Discordianism)
  • Saint Swithun's feast day (Anglican Church)
  • Japan - Third day of Obon feast period
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Movies

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Saturday Night Out

Saturday Night Out

Directed by: Robert Hartford-Davis

Starring: Heather Sears, John Bonney, Bernard Lee, Erika Remberg

Mr. North

Mr. North

Directed by: Danny Huston

Starring: Anthony Edwards, Robert Mitchum, Lauren Bacall, Harry Dean Stanton

Die Hard

Die Hard

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson

Country: United States of America

Akira

Akira

Directed by: Katsuhiro Ôtomo

Starring: Mitsuo Iwata, Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, Tesshô Genda

Country: United States of America

Midnight Run

Midnight Run

Directed by: Martin Brest

Starring: Robert De Niro, Charles Grodin, Yaphet Kotto, John Ashton

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Brainstorm

Brainstorm

Directed by: Douglas Trumbull

The Big Picture

The Big Picture

Directed by: Eric Lartigau

Wheel of Fortune

Wheel of Fortune

Odos Antheon

Odos Antheon

The Kate Robbins Show

The Kate Robbins Show

Days to next July 15

If July 15, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 2 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 14 days.
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Books

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For The Record by Donald T. Regan

For The Record

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In this provocative and stunningly insightful memoir, Donald T. Regan takes us down the corridors of power in Washington and into the heart of the Reagan Administration.

Generation Of Swine by Hunter S. Thompson

Generation Of Swine

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From the bestselling author of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, the legendary Hunter S. Thompson’s second volume of the “Gonzo Papers” is back.

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.

A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking

A Brief History Of Time

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Stephen Hawking has earned a reputation as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein. In this landmark volume, Professor Hawking shares his blazing intellect with nonscientists everywhere, guiding us expertly to

Picasso by Arianna Stassinopoulos Huffington

Picasso

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[Audiobook CASSETTE Library Edition in vinyl case.] [Read by Nadia May] This landmark biography penetrates the barriers of legend to bring to full and intimate life a man whose burning passions--for

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dangerous Dave

Dangerous Dave

Platform: Apple II, MS-DOS

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Softdisk

Bonze Adventure

Bonze Adventure

Platform: Arcade, PC Engine, Virtual Console

Genre: Action

Publisher: Taito Corporation

Famicom Wars

Famicom Wars

Platform: Family Computer, Virtual Console (Wii, 3DS, Wii U)

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Nintendo

Exile XZR

Exile XZR

Platform: PC-8801 MSX2, PC-9801, X1 turbo, TurboGrafx-16, Genesis

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: Telenet, Working Designs, Renovation Products

Laser Squad

Laser Squad

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Blade Software Micro League Multimedia (PC)

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on July 15, 1988?

On July 15, 1988 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is July 15, 1988?

On July 15, 1988 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on July 15, 1988?

On July 15, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 15, 1988?

On July 15, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on July 15, 1988?

On July 15, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on July 15, 1988?

On July 15, 1988 several famous people were born including, Éloyse Lesueur, Irma (artist), Eloyse Lesueur.

Which famous people died on July 15, 1988?

Famous people died on July 15, 1988 include, Eleanor Estes.

What was the number one song in July 15, 1988?

The number one song in the week of July 15, 1988 was The Flame by Cheap Trick in US and Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You by Glenn Medeiros in UK.

What were the top hits on July 15, 1988?

The top hits on July 15, 1988 were The Flame by Cheap Trick, Mercedes Boy by Pebbles, Pour Some Sugar On Me by Def Leppard in US and Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You by Glenn Medeiros, The Twist (Yo, Twist) by The Fat Boys With Chubby Checker, Push It / Tramp by Salt-N-Pepa in UK.


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