Saturday July 23, 1988
US date format: 7/23/1988, UK date format: 23/7/1988
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 23, 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 Cheikh M'Bengue and Pippa Bennett-Warner.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Hold On To The Nights by Richard Marx.
In UK Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You by Glenn Medeiros was in the top 5 hits.
Monkey Shines, directed by George A. Romero, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while Prelude To Foundation by Isaac Asimov was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Luv Kush.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Keith Courage in Alpha Zones or The Legendary Axe.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 23, 1988?
- Papua New Guinea - Remembrance Day
- Egypt - Revolution Day (1952)
- St. Liborius
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 2 saints: St. Apollinaris
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- General Ne Win, effective ruler of Burma since 1962, resigns after pro-democracy protests.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 23, 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
- Bobby Brown - Don't Be Cruel
- New Edition - If It Isn't Love
- Terence Trent D'Arby - Sign Your Name
- Al B. Sure! - Off On Your Own (Girl)
- The Mac Band Featuring The McCampbell Brothers - Roses Are Red
- Vanessa Williams - The Right Stuff
- Troop - Mamacita
- Guy - Groove Me
- Paula Abdul - Knocked Out
- Rick James Featuring Roxanne Shante - Loosey's Rap
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 23If July 23, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 2 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 25 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 23, 1988?
On July 23, 1988 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is July 23, 1988?
On July 23, 1988 the zodiac sign was Leo.
Who was the US President on July 23, 1988?
On July 23, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 23, 1988?
On July 23, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on July 23, 1988?
On July 23, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on July 23, 1988?
On July 23, 1988 several famous people were born including, Cheikh M'Bengue, Pippa Bennett-Warner, Pablo Holman.
What was the number one song in July 23, 1988?
The number one song in the week of July 23, 1988 was Hold On To The Nights by Richard Marx in US and Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You by Glenn Medeiros in UK.
What were the top hits on July 23, 1988?
The top hits on July 23, 1988 were Hold On To The Nights by Richard Marx, Pour Some Sugar On Me by Def Leppard, New Sensation by INXS 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.