Tuesday May 24, 1988
US date format: 5/24/1988, UK date format: 24/5/1988
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 24, 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 Daniella Álvarez and Tony Gallopin.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to One More Try by George Michael.
In UK Perfect by Fairground Attraction was in the top 5 hits.
Big, directed by Penny Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while Battle Cry Of Freedom by James M. McPherson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ciel mon mardi!.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dark Fusion or Hanjuku Hero.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 24, 1988?
- Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
- Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
- Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
- Eritrea: National Day.
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- Porntip Nakhirunkanok, 19, of Thailand, crowned 37th Miss Universe.
- John Moschitta sets record for fast talking: 586 words per minute.
- Section 28 of the United Kingdom's Local Government Act 1988, a controversial amendment stating that a local authority cannot intentionally promote homosexuality, is enacted.
- James "Hamish" Hamilton: British publisher (Salinger/Mitford),...
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 24, 1988?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- George Michael - One More Try
- Johnny Hates Jazz - Shattered Dreams
- Gloria Estefan - Anything For You
- Samantha Fox - Naughty Girls (Need Love Too)
- Foreigner - I Don't Want To Live Without You
- Pet Shop Boys - Always On My Mind
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Everything Your Heart Desires
- Rick Astley - Together Forever (Remix)
- White Lion - Wait
- Brenda Russell - Piano In The Dark
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on May 24, 1988?
On May 24, 1988 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is May 24, 1988?
On May 24, 1988 the zodiac sign was Gemini.
Who was the US President on May 24, 1988?
On May 24, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 24, 1988?
On May 24, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on May 24, 1988?
On May 24, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on May 24, 1988?
On May 24, 1988 several famous people were born including, Daniella Álvarez, Tony Gallopin, Artem Anisimov.
Which famous people died on May 24, 1988?
Famous people died on May 24, 1988 include, James "Hamish" Hamilton.
What was the number one song in May 24, 1988?
The number one song in the week of May 24, 1988 was One More Try by George Michael in US and Perfect by Fairground Attraction in UK.
What were the top hits on May 24, 1988?
The top hits on May 24, 1988 were One More Try by George Michael, Shattered Dreams by Johnny Hates Jazz, Anything For You by Gloria Estefan in US and Perfect by Fairground Attraction, With A Little Help From My Friends / She's Leaving Home by Wet Wet Wet / Billy Bragg With Cara Tivey, Theme From S-Express by S-Express in UK.