Tuesday May 31, 1988
US date format: 5/31/1988, UK date format: 31/5/1988
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 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 Lisa Bund and Welven Da Great.
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 The Battle of Olympus or Chelnov.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 31, 1988?
- World No Tobacco Day.
- Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
- Saint Gislemerio
- Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
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- U.S. President Ronald Reagan addresses 600 Moscow State University students, during his visit to the Soviet Union.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 31, 1988?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- George Michael - One More Try
- Johnny Hates Jazz - Shattered Dreams
- Samantha Fox - Naughty Girls (Need Love Too)
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Everything Your Heart Desires
- Rick Astley - Together Forever (Remix)
- Brenda Russell - Piano In The Dark
- Debbie Gibson - Foolish Beat
- Foreigner - I Don't Want To Live Without You
- The Jets - Make It Real
- Gloria Estefan - Anything For You
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 31If May 31, 1988 is your birthday you're 32 years, 3 months, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 4 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on May 31, 1988?
On May 31, 1988 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is May 31, 1988?
On May 31, 1988 the zodiac sign was Gemini.
Who was the US President on May 31, 1988?
On May 31, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 31, 1988?
On May 31, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on May 31, 1988?
On May 31, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on May 31, 1988?
On May 31, 1988 several famous people were born including, Lisa Bund, Welven Da Great, Hope Partlow.
What was the number one song in May 31, 1988?
The number one song in the week of May 31, 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 31, 1988?
The top hits on May 31, 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.