7th of October, 1988

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 7th of October, 1988, fell on a Friday.
  • Born on this exact date: Diego Costa: Soccer player.
  • Decade: 1980s.
  • 29 years, 10 months and 12 days have passed since the 7th of October, 1988.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 40 of 1988.
  • Day 281 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 Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1988 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 7th of October, 1988 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 7th of October, 1988, will be 29 years of age.
  • American Format: 10-07-1988 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1988-10-07. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19881007" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 592182000.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 7th of October, 1988:

  • United States: Don't Worry Be Happy - Bobby McFerrin
  • United Kingdom: He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother - Hollies

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Alien Nation" 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 7th of October, 1988.

  • Straight Outta Compton

    West Coast Gangsta Rap is beginning to take off after NWA release their album "Straight Outta Compton" on the 8th of August, 1988.

Weather

Weather information for the 7th of October, 1988:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 10.7 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a windy day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 44.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 7.06 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.51cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 10.44 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 3.3cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 7th of October, 1988.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 7th of October, 1988 was probably conceived around the 29th of December, 1987. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 7th of October, 1988 is the 17th of July, 1989. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

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

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 7th of October:

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.

  • Final Fantasy - The first game in the Final Fantasy series.
  • Mega Man - A platform game that was developed by Capcom.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 7th of October:

How old was I?

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 7th of October, 1988. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 7th of October, 1988.

  • 10,907 days have passed since this date.
  • 942,364,800 seconds have passed since the 7th of October, 1988.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,099,425,600 times.
  • Since the 7th of October, 1988, earth has travelled approximately 486,260,236,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 157,060,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 81,043,373 steps. That's about 36,019 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,308,378 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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