Tuesday June 28, 1988
US date format: 6/28/1988, UK date format: 28/6/1988
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 28, 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 Alina Orlova and Diamond Strawberry.
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 Picasso by Arianna Stassinopoulos Huffington was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Brainstorm.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Emlyn Hughes International Soccer or Dark Fusion.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of June 28, 1988?
- Feast of St Irenaeus of Lyon
- Vidovdan, Orthodox religious holiday commemorating St. Vitus
- National Handshake Day
- Mike Tyson sues to break contract with manager Bill Cayton
- Four workers are asphyxiated at a metal-plating plant in Auburn, Indiana (a fifth victim dies two days later).
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 28, 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
- Teddy Pendergrass - Joy
- Sade - Paradise
- James Brown - I'm Real
- Doug E. Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew - Keep Risin' To The Top
- Prince - Alphabet St.
- George Michael - One More Try
- Gregory Abbott - I'll Prove It To You
- The Mac Band Featuring The McCampbell Brothers - Roses Are Red
- Vanessa Williams - The Right Stuff
- The Deele - Shoot 'Em Up Movies
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next June 28If June 28, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 2 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 8 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?