Saturday July 16, 1988
US date format: 7/16/1988, UK date format: 16/7/1988
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 16, 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 Sergio Busquets and Costanza Manfredini.
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 The Legend of Blacksilver or Kuri Kinton.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 16, 1988?
- Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
- Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
- Carl Lewis runs a wind-assisted 100 m in 9.78 sec
- Michael J Fox marries Tracy Pollan
- Wayne Gretzky (NHL) and Janet Jones (Police Academy 5) wed in Edmonton
- San Antonio (Texas League) beats Jackson 1-0 in 26 innings.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 16, 1988?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Glenn Medeiros - Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You
- The Fat Boys With Chubby Checker - The Twist (Yo, Twist)
- Salt-N-Pepa - Push It / Tramp
- Bros - I Owe You Nothing
- Sabrina - Boys (Summertime Love)
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Mac Band Featuring The McCampbell Brothers - Roses Are Red
- Sade - Paradise
- Bobby Brown - Don't Be Cruel
- Vanessa Williams - The Right Stuff
- New Edition - If It Isn't Love
- Terence Trent D'Arby - Sign Your Name
- Gregory Abbott - I'll Prove It To You
- Al B. Sure! - Off On Your Own (Girl)
- James Brown - I'm Real
- Troop - Mamacita
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 16If July 16, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 2 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 18 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 July 16, 1988?
On July 16, 1988 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is July 16, 1988?
On July 16, 1988 the zodiac sign was Cancer.
Who was the US President on July 16, 1988?
On July 16, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 16, 1988?
On July 16, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on July 16, 1988?
On July 16, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on July 16, 1988?
On July 16, 1988 several famous people were born including, Sergio Busquets, Costanza Manfredini, Bruno Ecuele Manga.
What was the number one song in July 16, 1988?
The number one song in the week of July 16, 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 16, 1988?
The top hits on July 16, 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.