Sunday 17 July 1988
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
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.
Die Hard, directed by John McTiernan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while The Icarus Agenda by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Rough Guide to Europe.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chelnov or King's Valley II.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 17 July 1988 ?
- Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
- Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
- South Korea - Constitution Day
- Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
- Feast Day of St Cynllo
- Iraq - Ba'ath Revolution Day
Famous Birthdays:17 July
- Bruiser Brody: American professional wrestler (born 1946).
- 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).
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1988 ?
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?