Tuesday March 15, 1988

US date format: 3/15/1988, UK date format: 15/3/1988

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 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 Lil Dicky and Alex Goot. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley. In UK I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Biloxi Blues, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Emperor Of The Air by Ethan Canin 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 America Daitōryō Senkyo or Devastators.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • International Day Against Police Brutality
  • Turkey buzzards return to Hinckley, Ohio.
  • Blessed Arnicus of Averbode
  • For corporations in the United States that use the calendar year as their fiscal year, the date on which the corporation must file its corporate income tax return
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Events

  • NASA reports accelerated breakdown of ozone layer by chlorofluorocarbons.
  • Eugene Marino of Atlanta, Georgia, USA appointed first African American archbishop.

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Movies

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Biloxi Blues

Biloxi Blues

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Christopher Walken, Matt Mulhern, Corey Parker

A New Life

A New Life

Directed by: Alan Alda

Starring: Alan Alda, Ann-Margret, Hal Linden, Veronica Hamel

Johnny Be Good

Johnny Be Good

Directed by: Bud S. Smith

Starring: Anthony Michael Hall, Robert Downey Jr., Paul Gleason, Uma Thurman

Dominick and Eugene

Dominick and Eugene

Directed by: Robert M. Young

Starring: Tom Hulce, Ray Liotta, Jamie Lee Curtis, Robert Levine

Tiger on Beat

Tiger on Beat

Directed by: Chia-Liang Liu

Starring: Yun-Fat Chow, Nina Li Chi, Conan Lee, Norman Chu

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TV Series

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Der Geisterwald oder Des Raben Rache

Der Geisterwald oder Des Raben Rache

Red Dwarf

Red Dwarf

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Starring: Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules, Chris Barrie, Robert Llewellyn

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Adventures Beyond Belief

Adventures Beyond Belief

Directed by: Marcus Tompson

Heartbeat

Heartbeat

Das literarische Quartett

Das literarische Quartett

Days to next March 15

If March 15, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 6 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 15 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Emperor Of The Air by Ethan Canin

Emperor Of The Air

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EMPEROR OF THE AIR "explores tricky family relationships and tender moments of self-discovery with a voice of compassion rarely found in contemporary short fiction" (San Francisco Chronicle).

The Rise And Fall Of The Great Powers by Paul Kennedy

The Rise And Fall Of The Great Powers

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About national and international power in the "modern" or Post Renaissance period. Explains how the various powers have risen and fallen over the 5 centuries since the formation of the "new

The Cat Who Came For Christmas by Cleveland Amory

The Cat Who Came For Christmas

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'Twas the night before Christmas when a bedraggled white feline enters the heart--and home--of Cleveland Amory. To say it is a friendly takeover is an understatement.

The Great Depression Of 1990 by Ravi Batra

The Great Depression Of 1990

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From Jacket Flap: Startling in its revelations, bold in its predictions, and overwhelmingly convincing in the evidence it offers, "The Great Depression of 1990" demonstrates that we are headed toward an

Detour by Cheryl Crane with Cliff Jahr

Detour

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Detour - A Hollywood Tragedy: My Life with Lana Turner, My Mother

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Deja Vu II: Lost in Las Vegas

Deja Vu II: Lost in Las Vegas

Platform: Apple IIGS, Macintosh; Atari ST, CD-i, Commodore Amiga, Game Boy Color, PC, Pocket PC

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mindscape

Batman: The Caped Crusader

Batman: The Caped Crusader

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

Genre: Action adventure

Publisher: Ocean Software

Hoppin' Mad

Hoppin' Mad

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Publisher: Elite Systems

America Daitōryō Senkyo

America Daitōryō Senkyo

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Government simulation

Publisher: Hect

Devastators

Devastators

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up Third-person shooter

Publisher: Konami

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On March 15, 1988 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is March 15, 1988?

On March 15, 1988 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on March 15, 1988?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on March 15, 1988?

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

Which famous people are born on March 15, 1988?

On March 15, 1988 several famous people were born including, Lil Dicky, Alex Goot, Éver Guzmán.

Which famous people died on March 15, 1988?

Famous people died on March 15, 1988 include, Dmitri F Polyakov, Dmitri Polyakov.

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

The number one song in the week of March 15, 1988 was Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley in US and I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue in UK.

What were the top hits on March 15, 1988?

The top hits on March 15, 1988 were Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley, I Get Weak by Belinda Carlisle, Father Figure by George Michael in US and I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue, Don't Turn Around by Aswad, Together Forever by Rick Astley in UK.


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