#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Monday August 22, 1988

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 22, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jon Hill and Sarah Major. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Monkey by George Michael. In UK The Only Way Is Up by Yazz & The Plastic Population was in the top 5 hits. Story of Women, directed by Claude Chabrol, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while The Rise And Fall Of The Great Powers by Paul Kennedy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching First Impressions. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Knight Rider or Akakage.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1988 or at August 22 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 22 August 1988 and get them!

What the sky looked like on 22 August 1988

Get the star map showing the sky over this special date

Get the map of the stars on your day

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Story of Women

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

Starring: Isabelle Huppert, François Cluzet, Marie Trintignant, Nils Tavernier

More info

Eight Men Out

Directed by: John Sayles

Starring: John Cusack, Clifton James, Michael Lerner, Christopher Lloyd

More info

Miracle Mile

Directed by: Steve De Jarnatt

Starring: Anthony Edwards, Mare Winningham, John Agar, Lou Hancock

More info

1969

Directed by: Ernest Thompson

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Kiefer Sutherland, Bruce Dern, Mariette Hartley

More info

Betrayed

Directed by: Costa-Gavras

Starring: Debra Winger, Tom Berenger, John Heard, Betsy Blair

More info

Personalized book about You

Personalized book about You

Your book about what happened on 22 August 1988

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

First Impressions

Directed by: Eric Shapiro

More info

Encadenados

Directed by: Not specifed

More info

Luv Kush

Directed by: Jay Sreesivan

More info

Barfuß ins Bett

More info

Brainstorm

Directed by: Douglas Trumbull

More info

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 22 August 1988!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 August 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 22 August
Facts:
  • NBC premieres Later with Bob Costas (1st guest Linda Ellerbee)
  • Australia unveils first platinum coin (Koala).

Search For Your Ancestors

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 22, 1988 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on August 22, 1988 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

See astronomy profile for 22 August 1988

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 22 August 1988 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1988?

Life magazine Beano comics

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Rise And Fall Of The Great Powers

By: Paul Kennedy

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

More info

Senatorial Privilege

By: Leo Damore

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.

More info

Shining Through

By: Susan Isaacs

It's 1940 and Linda Voss, legal secretary extraordinaire, has a secret. She's head over heels in love with her boss, John Berringer, the pride of the Ivy League.

More info

Love In The Time Of Cholera

By: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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.

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

4x4 Off-Road Racing

4x4 Off-Road Racing

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Amiga, DOS, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Epyx

Kenseiden

Kenseiden

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Platformer, Side-Scroller, Hack & Slash, Action RPG

Publisher: Sega

Legend of Makai

Legend of Makai

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform game

Akakage

Akakage

Platform: Famicom

Genre: Action

Publisher: Toei Animation

Knight Rider

Knight Rider

Platform: NES/Family Computer

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Acclaim

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

More info

The Reluctant Dragon

More info

Less Than Zero

More info

The Untouchables

More info

The Monster Squad

More info

#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why August 22, 1988 is such a special date for you!