Monday May 30, 1988

US date format: 5/30/1988, UK date format: 30/5/1988

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 30, 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 Tony Raines and Kelvin Etuhu. In that special week of May people in US were listening to One More Try by George Michael. 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. Puss in Boots, directed by Eugene Marner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Chaos by James Gleick was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Big Picture. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fire-Brigade The Battle for Kiev - 1943 or Double Dragon II: The Revenge.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Reinhilde
  • Peru ? National Potato Day [1].
  • United States ? Memorial Day (originally ? currently last Monday in May).
  • Saint Ferdinand III
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Movies

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Puss in Boots

Puss in Boots

Directed by: Eugene Marner

Starring: Christopher Walken, Jason Connery, Carmela Marner, Yossi Graber

The Presidio

The Presidio

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Starring: Sean Connery, Mark Harmon, Meg Ryan, Jack Warden

Big

Big

Directed by: Penny Marshall

Starring: Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia, John Heard

Country: United States of America

The Frog Prince

The Frog Prince

Directed by: Jackson Hunsicker

Starring: Aileen Quinn, John Paragon, Helen Hunt, Clive Revill

A Handful of Dust

A Handful of Dust

Directed by: Charles Sturridge

Starring: James Wilby, Kristin Scott Thomas, Richard Beale, Jackson Kyle

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TV Series

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The Big Picture

The Big Picture

Directed by: Eric Lartigau

TV Pirata

TV Pirata

Starring: Débora Bloch, Louise Cardoso, Regina Casé, Luiz Fernando Guimarães

Country: Brazil

The Movie Game

The Movie Game

Garbage Pail Kids

Garbage Pail Kids

Slime Time

Slime Time

Days to next May 30

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

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Chaos by James Gleick

Chaos

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The million-copy bestseller by National Book Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist James Gleick that reveals the science behind chaos theoryNational bestsellerMore than a million copies soldA work of popular science

Love In The Time Of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Love In The Time Of Cholera

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In their youth, Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love. When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy, well-born doctor, Florentino is devastated, but he is a romantic.

The Mysteries Of Pittsburgh by Michael Chabon

The Mysteries Of Pittsburgh

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The enthralling debut from bestselling novelistMichael Chabon is a penetrating narrative of complexfriendships, father-son conflicts, and the awakening of a young man’s sexualidentity.

Prelude To Foundation by Isaac Asimov

Prelude To Foundation

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It is the year 12,020 G.E. and Emperor Cleon I sits uneasily on the Imperial throne of Trantor. Here in the great multidomed capital of the Galactic Empire, forty billion people

Washington Goes To War by David Brinkley

Washington Goes To War

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Though it is today the hub of international affairs and government, Washington, D.C. was once little more than a small Southern town that happened to host our nationally elected officials.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

King's Quest IV: The Perils of Rosella

King's Quest IV: The Perils of Rosella

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Atari ST

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Blasted

Blasted

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Bally Midway

Airwolf

Airwolf

Platform: Arcade, Famicom, NES

Genre: Action / Shooter / Simulator

Publisher: Kyugo (Arcade, Famicom) Acclaim (NES)

Fire-Brigade The Battle for Kiev - 1943

Fire-Brigade The Battle for Kiev - 1943

Platform: IBM PC DOS 3.0 Mac OS 2.0 Atari Amiga

Genre: Computer Wargame

Publisher: Panther Games Pty Ltd

Double Dragon II: The Revenge

Double Dragon II: The Revenge

Platform: Arcade, Mega Drive, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Amiga, IBM PC, iOS, Android

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Technōs Japan

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 30, 1988?

On May 30, 1988 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is May 30, 1988?

On May 30, 1988 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on May 30, 1988?

On May 30, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 30, 1988?

On May 30, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 30, 1988?

On May 30, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 30, 1988?

On May 30, 1988 several famous people were born including, Tony Raines, Kelvin Etuhu, Antonio Winterstein.

Which famous people died on May 30, 1988?

Famous people died on May 30, 1988 include, Ella Raines, Robert O'Reilly.

What was the number one song in May 30, 1988?

The number one song in the week of May 30, 1988 was One More Try by George Michael in US and With A Little Help From My Friends / She's Leaving Home by Wet Wet Wet / Billy Bragg With Cara Tivey in UK.

What were the top hits on May 30, 1988?

The top hits on May 30, 1988 were One More Try by George Michael, Shattered Dreams by Johnny Hates Jazz, Naughty Girls (Need Love Too) by Samantha Fox in US and With A Little Help From My Friends / She's Leaving Home by Wet Wet Wet / Billy Bragg With Cara Tivey, Doctorin' The Tardis by The Timelords, I Owe You Nothing by Bros in UK.


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