25th of May, 1988

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 25th of May, 1988, fell on a Wednesday.
  • On this exact date: Rambo III (1988) is released.
  • Decade: 1980s.
  • 30 years, 5 months and 22 days have passed since the 25th of May, 1988.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of 1988.
  • Day 146 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 25th 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 25th of May, 1988, will be 30 years of age.
  • American Format: 05-25-1988 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1988-05-25. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19880525" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 580518000.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 25th 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 25th of May, 1988.

  • Iran-Iraq War

    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

Weather information for the 25th of May, 1988:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 16.1 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a windy day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 48.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 9 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 3.81cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 15.44 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 25th of May, 1988.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 25th of May, 1988 was probably conceived around the 16th of August, 1987. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 25th of May, 1988 is the 4th of March, 1989. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

  • 14th of May, 1988: 27 people are killed when a drunk driver crashes into a school bus in Carrollton, Kentucky.
  • 3rd of June, 1988: The movie Big (1988), starring Tom Hanks, is released in cinemas.
  • 22nd of June, 1988: The film Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) is released.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 25th of May:

  • 25th of May, 1977: Star Wars is released in the US.
  • 25th of May, 1979: 273 people are killed when American Airlines Flight 191 crashes in Chicago.
  • 25th of May, 1979: "Boy on the Milk Carton": Six-year-old Etan Patz is kidnapped in Manhattan, New York City.
  • 25th of May, 1979: Ridley Scott's film Alien (1979) is released in cinemas.
  • 25th of May, 1986: Hands Across America: 6.5 million people hold hands in a human chain
  • 25th of May, 2005: Liverpool defeat A.C. Milan in the Champions League Final, despite being 3-0 down at half time
  • 25th of May, 2005: The 2005 UEFA Champions League Final is held between Liverpool and AC Milan. Liverpool win on penalties.
  • 25th of May, 1983: Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) is released.
  • 25th of May, 1990: Back to the Future Part III (1990) is released in cinemas.
  • 25th of May, 1990: The Witches (1990) is released.
  • 25th of May, 1994: Beverly Hills Cop III (1994) is released in movie theaters.
  • 25th of May, 1998: The single "C'est la Vie" is released by Irish girl group B*Witched.
  • 25th of May, 1999: The comedy television series "Home Improvement" comes to an end.
  • 25th of May, 2001: Pearl Harbor (2001) is released.
  • 25th of May, 2006: X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) is released.
  • 25th of May, 2007: Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007) is released.
  • 25th of May, 2013: The 2013 UEFA Champions League Final takes place between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich. Bayern win after a late goal by Robben.

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 25th of May:

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Videos

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Visualize the days that have passed since the 25th of May, 1988. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 25th of May, 1988.

  • 11,130 days have passed since this date.
  • 961,635,600 seconds have passed since the 25th of May, 1988.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,121,908,200 times.
  • Since the 25th of May, 1988, earth has travelled approximately 496,203,969,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 160,272,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 82,700,662 steps. That's about 36,756 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,539,627 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Wednesday" in other languages is:

  • German: Mittwoch.
  • French: Mercredi.
  • Italian: Mercoledi.
  • Spanish: Miercoles.
  • Portuguese: Quarta-feira.

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