Wednesday June 29, 1988
US date format: 6/29/1988, UK date format: 29/6/1988
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 29, 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 Éver Banega and Adrian Mannarino.
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 Bloody Wolf or Amiga Soccer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of June 29, 1988?
- The Netherlands - Veterans Day.
- Feast of Saints Peter and Paul (also a local holiday in Rome, of which they are patron saints)
- Seychelles - Independence Day.
- Emmy 15th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 9th time
- ''Morrison v. Olson'': The United States Supreme Court upholds the law allowing special prosecutors to investigate suspected crimes by executive branch officials.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 29, 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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?