Sunday July 17, 1988
US date format: 7/17/1988, UK date format: 17/7/1988
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 17, 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 Summer Bishil and Guo Yue.
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 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde or Godzilla: Monster of Monsters!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 17, 1988?
- Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
- Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
- South Korea - Constitution Day
- Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
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- 117th British Golf Open: Seve Ballesteros shoots 273 at Royal Lytham
- Colleen Walker wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic
- Highest temperature ever recorded in San Francisco, California: 103 degrees F (39 degrees C).
- Bruiser Brody: American professional wrestler (born...
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 17, 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 17If July 17, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 2 months, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 26 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?