Monday June 27, 1988

US date format: 6/27/1988, UK date format: 27/6/1988

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 27, 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 Landry Fields and Alanna Masterson. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Dirty Diana by Michael Jackson. In UK Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You by Glenn Medeiros was in the top 5 hits. Coming to America, directed by John Landis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Show Time by Pat Riley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Brainstorm. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ataxx or The Computer Edition of Scrabble.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • National HIV Testing Day in United States
  • National Veterans' Day in the United Kingdom [1]
  • Stonewall Day (date of many gay pride celebrations, including those in New York City, San Francisco, Toronto, and Madrid)
  • Feast of St Cyril of Alexandria

Events

  • Reds bat out of order against Padres in 1st inning
  • Mike Tyson knocks out Michael Spink in 91 seconds, in Atlantic City (US$67 million).

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Movies

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Coming to America

Coming to America

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Paul Bates, Garcelle Beauvais, Feather

Country: United States of America

Pumpkinhead

Pumpkinhead

Directed by: Stan Winston

Starring: Lance Henriksen, Jeff East, John D'Aquino, Kimberly Ross

Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd, Joanna Cassidy, Charles Fleischer

Country: United States of America

Cameron's Closet

Cameron's Closet

Directed by: Armand Mastroianni

Starring: Cotter Smith, Mel Harris, Scott Curtis, Chuck McCann

Bull Durham

Bull Durham

Directed by: Ron Shelton

Starring: Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins, Trey Wilson

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Brainstorm

Brainstorm

Directed by: Douglas Trumbull

The Big Picture

The Big Picture

Directed by: Eric Lartigau

Rough Guide to Europe

Rough Guide to Europe

Starring: Magenta Devine, Sankha Guha

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

P.O.V.

P.O.V.

Zomergasten

Zomergasten

Days to next June 27

If June 27, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 3 months, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 30 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Show Time by Pat Riley

Show Time

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The head coach of the world champion Los Angeles Lakers presents the inside story of the team's 1986-87 championship season, reveals his strategies, and offers his views on the team's star players and celebrity fans

The Icarus Agenda by Robert Ludlum

The Icarus Agenda

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Colorado Congressman Evan Kendrick is trying to live out his term quietly when a political mole reveals his deepest secret: Kendrick was the anonymous hero who freed the hostages held by Arab terrorists in the American embassy in Masqat, and …

Capote by Gerald Clarke

Capote

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An American original, Truman Capote was one of the best writers of his generation, a superb and almost matchless stylist. His short stories made him a literary celebrity while still in

A Trail Of Memories by Angelique L'Amour

A Trail Of Memories

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For decades, generations of readers have shared their favorite passages of favorite Louis L'Amour novels and short stories: parents with their children, neighbors with their friends, executives with their staff and

The Rise And Fall Of The Great Powers by Paul Kennedy

The Rise And Fall Of The Great Powers

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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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Deja Vu II: Lost in Las Vegas

Deja Vu II: Lost in Las Vegas

Platform: Apple IIGS, Macintosh; Atari ST, CD-i, Commodore Amiga, Game Boy Color, PC, Pocket PC

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mindscape

Ataxx

Ataxx

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Capcom The Leland Corporation

The Computer Edition of Scrabble

The Computer Edition of Scrabble

Platform: Apple II, DOS, Macintosh

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Virgin Interactive Entertainment

Erika to Satoru no Yume Bōken

Erika to Satoru no Yume Bōken

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Namco

8 Eyes

8 Eyes

Platform: NES

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: JP SETA; NA Taxan

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on June 27, 1988?

On June 27, 1988 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is June 27, 1988?

On June 27, 1988 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on June 27, 1988?

On June 27, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 27, 1988?

On June 27, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on June 27, 1988?

On June 27, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on June 27, 1988?

On June 27, 1988 several famous people were born including, Landry Fields, Sandra Alva, Alanna Masterson.

Which famous people died on June 27, 1988?

Famous people died on June 27, 1988 include, Leonie Fuller Adams.

What was the number one song in June 27, 1988?

The number one song in the week of June 27, 1988 was Dirty Diana by Michael Jackson in US and Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You by Glenn Medeiros in UK.

What were the top hits on June 27, 1988?

The top hits on June 27, 1988 were Dirty Diana by Michael Jackson, Foolish Beat by Debbie Gibson, The Flame by Cheap Trick 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.


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