15th of July, 1988

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 15th of July, 1988, fell on a Friday.
  • On this exact date: The movie Die Hard (1988) is released.
  • Decade: 1980s.
  • 30 years, 0 months and 9 days have passed since the 15th of July, 1988.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 28 of 1988.
  • Day 197 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 15th 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 15th of July, 1988, will be 30 years of age.
  • American Format: 07-15-1988 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1988-07-15. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19880715" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 584924400.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 15th of July, 1988:

  • United States: The Flame - Cheap Trick
  • United Kingdom: Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You - Glenn Medeiros

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Coming to America" 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 15th 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 15th of July, 1988:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 18.3 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 72.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 22.67 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 4.32cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 15.67 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 15th of July, 1988.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 15th of July, 1988 was probably conceived around the 6th of October, 1987. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 15th of July, 1988 is the 24th of April, 1989. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

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

  • 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.
  • 3rd of July, 1988: Iran Air Flight 655 is erroneously shot down by the USS Vincennes. 290 people are killed.
  • 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.
  • 8th of August, 1988: NWA release their album Straight Outta Compton.
  • 11th of August, 1988: Al-Qaeda is formed by Osama bin Laden.
  • 12th of August, 1988: The Last Temptation of Christ (1988) is released in cinemas.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 15th 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 15th of July:

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Videos

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Visualize the days that have passed since the 15th 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 15th of July, 1988.

  • 10,965 days have passed since this date.
  • 947,376,000 seconds have passed since the 15th of July, 1988.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,105,272,000 times.
  • Since the 15th of July, 1988, earth has travelled approximately 488,846,016,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 157,896,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 81,474,336 steps. That's about 36,211 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,368,512 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Freitag.
  • French: Vendredi.
  • Italian: Venerdi.
  • Spanish: Viernes.
  • Portuguese: Sexta-feira.

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