Thursday September 15, 1988

US date format: 9/15/1988, UK date format: 15/9/1988

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Chelsea Kane and Sadina Alla. 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 Cloud Master or Cyborg Hunter.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Bulgaria - The first day of school.
  • Japan - Respect for the Aged Day before 2003; beginning in 2003, Respect for the Aged Day is held on the third Monday of September.
  • The United Kingdom - the British commemorate the Battle of Britain on the day of the last massive Luftwaffe attack in 1940.
  • Also see September 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
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Events

  • Les Miserables, opens at Raimund Theatre, Vienna
  • Museum of Moving Image in London opens
  • Lillehammer, Norway upsets Anchorage, Alaska to host 1994 Winter Olympics.

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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

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 15

If September 15, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 1 month, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 15 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?

Cloud Master

Cloud Master

Platform: Arcade, MSX, NES, Sega Master System, Sharp X68000

Genre: Horizontal Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Hot-B

4 Soccer Simulators aka Pro Soccer Simulator

4 Soccer Simulators aka Pro Soccer Simulator

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Soccer/football

Publisher: Codemasters Gold

Kuri Kinton

Kuri Kinton

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Taito

Cyborg Hunter

Cyborg Hunter

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Action

Publisher: JP Sega; NA Activision; EU Sega

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 September 15, 1988?

On September 15, 1988 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is September 15, 1988?

On September 15, 1988 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on September 15, 1988?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on September 15, 1988?

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

Which famous people are born on September 15, 1988?

On September 15, 1988 several famous people were born including, Chelsea Kane, Sadina Alla, Kate Grigorieva.

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

The number one song in the week of September 15, 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 15, 1988?

The top hits on September 15, 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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