Sunday June 26, 1988
US date format: 6/26/1988, UK date format: 26/6/1988
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 26, 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 Liliane Ferrarezi and Hanover (Germany).
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Foolish Beat by Debbie Gibson.
In UK With A Little Help From My Friends / She's Leaving Home by Wet Wet Wet / Billy Bragg With Cara Tivey was in the top 5 hits.
Coming to America, directed by John Landis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while Zoya by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Brainstorm.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cloud Master or Draconus.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of June 26, 1988?
- Saints John and Paul
- The United Nations' Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
- Flag Day in Romania
- Sunthorn Phu Day in Thailand
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- Air France Flight 296 crashes into the tops of trees beyond the runway on a demonstration flight at Habsheim, France three passengers are killed.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 26, 1988?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Teddy Pendergrass - Joy
- George Michael - One More Try
- Prince - Alphabet St.
- Sade - Paradise
- James Brown - I'm Real
- Tony Toni Tone - Little Walter
- Doug E. Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew - Keep Risin' To The Top
- Michael Jackson - Dirty Diana
- Gregory Abbott - I'll Prove It To You
- D.J. Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince - Parents Just Don't Understand
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next June 26If June 26, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 2 months, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 4 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?