23rd of May, 1988
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: The 23rd of May, 1988, fell on a Monday.
30 years, 4 months and 28 days have passed since the 23rd of May, 1988.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of
Day 144 of
1988. Leap Year: 1988 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Gemini.
Zodiac Element: Air.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1988 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
Native American Zodiac: The 23rd of May, 1988 falls under the Deer.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
Age: Anyone born on the 23rd of May, 1988, will be 30 years of age.
American Format: 05-23-1988 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1988-05-23. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19880523" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 580345200.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 23rd of May, 1988:
United States: Anything For You - Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine
United Kingdom: With A Little Help From My Friends / She's Leaving Home - Wet Wet Wet / Billy Bragg Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "
Willow" was at the top of the box office on this date. News Topics, Fads & Culture
Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 23rd of May, 1988.
Between the 22nd of September, 1980, and the 20th of August, 1988, an armed conflict was being fought between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Iraqi Republic.
Weather information for the 23rd of May, 1988:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 15.5 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 68.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 20.22 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0cm.
London, England: Temperature: 13.67 degrees Celsius. US President
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 23rd of May, 1988. Conception Dates
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 23rd of May, 1988 was probably conceived around the
14th of August, 1987. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 23rd of May, 1988 is the
2nd of March, 1989. (Rough Estimate). Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
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Historical events that have occurred on the 23rd of May:
23rd of May, 1934: Bonnie and Clyde are killed in a police ambush.
23rd of May, 1995: The first version of MySQL is released.
23rd of May, 1999: WWF wrestler Owen Hart dies after falling during a live show.
23rd of May, 2014: The Isla Vista killings occur when 22-year-old Elliot Rodger goes on a killing spree.
23rd of May, 2015: Ireland legalizes same-sex marriage via a referendum.
23rd of May, 1980: The Shining (1980) is released in cinemas.
23rd of May, 1984: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) is released.
23rd of May, 1986: The film Cobra (1986), starring Chuck Norris, is released in cinemas.
23rd of May, 1986: Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986) is released.
23rd of May, 1997: The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997) is released.
23rd of May, 2000: Eminem releases his album The Marshall Mathers LP.
23rd of May, 2003: Bruce Almighty (2003) is released.
23rd of May, 2007: The 2007 UEFA Champions League Final takes place between Liverpool and AC Milan. Milan win 2-1. Television
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
The Wonder Years - A TV show that was set in the late sixties.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Animated series about a team of four teenage turtles.
Star Trek: The Next Generation - Starring Patrick Stewart as Captain Jean?Luc Picard.
Full House - Sitcom about a widowed man who looks after his three daughters.
21 Jump Street - TV series starring Johnny Depp.
Married... with Children - Comedy series starring Ed O'Neill as Al Bundy.
Matlock - Legal drama starring Andy Griffith.
ALF - About an alien called ALF.
The Equalizer - About a retired secret agent called Robert McCall.
The Golden Girls - Television series about four mature women who live together in Miami, Florida. Computer Games
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Metal Gear - Released on the NES in North America.
Final Fantasy - The first game in the Final Fantasy series.
Mega Man - A platform game that was developed by Capcom.
Street Fighter - The first game in the Street Fighter series.
Punch-Out!! - "Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!" was a boxing game that was published for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). Celebrity Birthdays
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 23rd of May:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 23rd of May, 1988.
11,105 days have passed since this date.
959,472,000 seconds have passed since the 23rd of May, 1988.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,119,384,000 times.
Since the 23rd of May, 1988, earth has travelled approximately 495,087,552,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 159,912,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 82,514,592 steps. That's about 36,673 miles!
Since this date, 11,513,664 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Monday" in other languages is:
Portuguese: Segunda-feira. Random Dates
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