Friday 16 December 1988
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Hannah Selleck and Anna Popplewell.
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.
Beaches, directed by Garry Marshall, 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 Bomber Raid or Cycle Race: Road Man.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 16 December 1988 ?
- R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
- South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
- Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
- Kazakhstan - Independence Day
- Bahrain - National Day
- Bangladesh - Victory Day
- Hannah Selleck: American noted family, the first child of actor Tom Selleck and his wife, British actress Jillie Mack, 8 lbs 7 oz.
- Anna Popplewell: Movie Actress.
- Mike Hranica: Rock Singer.
- Mats Hummels: Soccer Player.
- Edita Janeliunaite: Lithuanian cyclist.
- Political cult leader Lyndon LaRouche convicted of tax, mail fraud.
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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