3rd of July, 1988

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 3rd of July, 1988, fell on a Sunday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • On this exact date: Iran Air Flight 655 is erroneously shot down by the USS Vincennes. 290 people are killed
  • Decade: 1980s.
  • 28 years, 9 months and 23 days have passed since the 3rd of July, 1988.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 26 of 1988.
  • Day 185 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 Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1988 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 3rd of July, 1988 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 3rd of July, 1988, will be 28 years of age.
  • American Format: 07-03-1988 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1988-07-03. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19880703" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 583887600.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 3rd of July, 1988:

  • United States: Foolish Beat - Debbie Gibson
  • United Kingdom: I Owe You Nothing - Bros

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" 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 3rd of July, 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 3rd of July, 1988:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 17.1 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 69.6 degrees Fahrenheit. 20.89 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 13.22 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 11.94cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 3rd of July, 1988.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 3rd of July, 1988 was probably conceived around the 24th of September, 1987. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 3rd of July, 1988 is the 12th of April, 1989. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

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

  • 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.
  • 29th of June, 1988: The movie Coming to America (1988) is released in cinemas.
  • 15th of July, 1988: The movie Die Hard (1988) is released.
  • 25th of July, 1988: American child actress Judith Barsi is shot and killed by her father. Judith was best-known for voicing the character Ducky in The Land Before Time.
  • 29th of July, 1988: The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988) is released in movie theaters.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 3rd of July:

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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 3rd of July:

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 3rd of July, 1988. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 3rd of July, 1988.

  • 10,522 days have passed since this date.
  • 909,100,800 seconds have passed since the 3rd of July, 1988.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,060,617,600 times.
  • Since the 3rd of July, 1988, earth has travelled approximately 469,096,012,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 151,516,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 78,182,669 steps. That's about 34,748 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,909,210 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Sonntag.
  • French: Dimanche.
  • Italian: Domenica.
  • Spanish: Domingo.
  • Portuguese: Domingo.

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