Saturday 17 December 1988
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 17 December 1988 ?
- Jessi : Rapper.
- Liisa Ehrberg: Estonian cyclist.
- Grethe Grünberg: Estonian ice dancer.
- Kris Joseph: Canadian basketball player.
- David Rudisha: Kenyan runner.
- USS Tennessee, first submarine to carry Trident 2 missiles, commissioned.
- 77th Davis Cup: Germany beats Sweden in Gothenburg (4-1).
- Bryan Murray becomes the 17th NHL coach to win 300 games (Washington Capitals).
- New York Islanders break 12-game losing streak, beat New Jersey Devils 5-2.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bobby Brown - My Prerogative
- Poison - Every Rose Has Its Thorn
- Chicago - Look Away
- Will To Power - Baby, I Love Your Way/Freebird Medley
- Breathe - How Can I Fall?
- Anita Baker - Giving You The Best That I Got
- Duran Duran - I Don't Want Your Love
- Boy Meets Girl - Waiting For A Star To Fall
- Guns N' Roses - Welcome To The Jungle
- Eddie Money - Walk On Water
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 17 December 1988 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?