Monday 12 December 1988
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ham Eun-jeong and Romy Perrier.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Look Away by Chicago.
In UK Mistletoe And Wine by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits.
Dangerous Liaisons, directed by Stephen Frears, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while The Sands Of Time by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Rainbow.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baal or Face Off.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 December 1988 ?
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
- Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
- Ham Eun-jeong: Korean singer and actress.
- Romy Perrier: Belgian singer, performing in French, participant in various TV talent shows between 2007 and 2012.
- Alfred Morris: Football Player.
- Hahm Eun-Jung: South Korean singer dancer and actress (T-ara and T-ara N4).
- 3 trains collide in London, 40 die
- Sandra Miller of Queens sues Mike Tyson for sexual harassment
- New York City Subway system adds new stations (the Z line).
- The Clapham Junction rail crash kills thirty-five and injures hundreds after two collisions of three commuter trains : one of the worst train crashes in the United Kingdom.
- The Clapham Junction rail crash kills 35 and injures 132.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Chicago - Look Away
- Poison - Every Rose Has Its Thorn
- Anita Baker - Giving You The Best That I Got
- Bobby Brown - My Prerogative
- Boy Meets Girl - Waiting For A Star To Fall
- Will To Power - Baby, I Love Your Way/Freebird Medley
- Duran Duran - I Don't Want Your Love
- Breathe - How Can I Fall?
- Guns N' Roses - Welcome To The Jungle
- Eddie Money - Walk On Water
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