Sunday July 31, 1988

US date format: 7/31/1988, UK date format: 31/7/1988

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 31, 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 Charlie Carver and AJ Green. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Roll With It by Steve Winwood. In UK The Only Way Is Up by Yazz & The Plastic Population was in the top 5 hits. Monkey Shines, directed by George A. Romero, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Luv Kush. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Katakis or Goal!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. John Columbini
  • Republic of the Congo - Upswing of the Revolution
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint Ignatius of Loyola (founder of the Jesuits)
  • St. Conrode (son of Leo and Kurt / El Gauchito Gil's former wife)
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Events

  • Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Greater Washington Golf Open
  • Jose Canseco is 1st to hit 30 HRs in 1st 3 years
  • Last Playboy club closes (Lansing, Michigan)
  • Miami Dolphins beat San Francisco 49ers 27-21 in London.
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Movies

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Monkey Shines

Monkey Shines

Directed by: George A. Romero

Starring: Jason Beghe, John Pankow, Kate McNeil, Joyce Van Patten

Cocktail

Cocktail

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

Starring: Tom Cruise, Bryan Brown, Elisabeth Shue, Lisa Banes

Country: United States of America

Deadly Stranger

Deadly Stranger

Directed by: Max Kleven

Starring: Darlanne Fluegel, Michael J. Moore, John Vernon, Taylor Lacher

Saturday Night Out

Saturday Night Out

Directed by: Robert Hartford-Davis

Starring: Heather Sears, John Bonney, Bernard Lee, Erika Remberg

Mr. North

Mr. North

Directed by: Danny Huston

Starring: Anthony Edwards, Robert Mitchum, Lauren Bacall, Harry Dean Stanton

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TV Series

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Luv Kush

Luv Kush

Directed by: Jay Sreesivan

Brainstorm

Brainstorm

Directed by: Douglas Trumbull

The Big Picture

The Big Picture

Directed by: Eric Lartigau

The Incredibly Strange Film Show

The Incredibly Strange Film Show

Yo! MTV Raps

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Days to next July 31

If July 31, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 2 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 1 day.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking

A Brief History Of Time

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Stephen Hawking has earned a reputation as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein. In this landmark volume, Professor Hawking shares his blazing intellect with nonscientists everywhere, guiding us expertly to

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

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 …

Riding The Iron Rooster by Paul Theroux

Riding The Iron Rooster

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Paul Theroux, the author of the train travel classics The Great Railway Bazaar and The Old Patagonian Express, takes to the rails once again in this account of his epic journey

Thriving On Chaos by Tom Peters

Thriving On Chaos

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The national bestseller that offers prescriptions for an economic world turned upside down. A New York Times bestseller for eleven months.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Katakis

Katakis

Platform: Amiga Commodore 64 iOS (ZX Spectrum Collection)

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Rainbow Arts

Hundra

Hundra

Platform: Amstrad CPC MSX ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Dinamic Software Mastertronic

Ataxx

Ataxx

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Capcom The Leland Corporation

The Adventures of Bayou Billy

The Adventures of Bayou Billy

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, Virtual Console

Genre: Beat 'em up/shooting/racing

Publisher: Konami

Goal!

Goal!

Platform: NES Game Boy

Genre: Traditional soccer simulation

Publisher: Jaleco

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on July 31, 1988?

On July 31, 1988 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is July 31, 1988?

On July 31, 1988 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on July 31, 1988?

On July 31, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 31, 1988?

On July 31, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on July 31, 1988?

On July 31, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on July 31, 1988?

On July 31, 1988 several famous people were born including, Charlie Carver, Miles Brock, AJ Green.

Which famous people died on July 31, 1988?

Famous people died on July 31, 1988 include, Trinidad Silva.

What was the number one song in July 31, 1988?

The number one song in the week of July 31, 1988 was Roll With It by Steve Winwood in US and The Only Way Is Up by Yazz & The Plastic Population in UK.

What were the top hits on July 31, 1988?

The top hits on July 31, 1988 were Roll With It by Steve Winwood, Hold On To The Nights by Richard Marx, Hands To Heaven by Breathe in US and The Only Way Is Up by Yazz & The Plastic Population, The Loco-Motion by Kylie Minogue, You Came by Kim Wilde in UK.


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