Monday 19 December 1988
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Paulina Gretzky and Alexis Sanchez.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Every Rose Has Its Thorn by Poison.
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 Bonze Adventure or Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 December 1988 ?
- 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
- Roman festivals - Opalia
- Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Paulina Gretzky: American noted family and daughter of Los Angeles Kings star Wayne Gretzky and his wife Janet Jones, who were married in a lavish ceremony at Edmonton, ALB on 16 July 1988.
- Alexis Sanchez: Chilean footballer.
- Spoken Reasons: Comedian.
- Alexis Sánchez: Chilean footballer.
- Peter Winn: English footballer.
- Robert Bernstein: American author and playwright (d. 1988).
- NASA unviels plans for lunar colony and manned missions to Mars
- NASA unveils plans for lunar colony and manned missions to Mars.
- Unexploded WWII bomb found in Frankfurt, Germany-5,000 evacuated.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Poison - Every Rose Has Its Thorn
- Bobby Brown - My Prerogative
- Chicago - Look Away
- Anita Baker - Giving You The Best That I Got
- Boy Meets Girl - Waiting For A Star To Fall
- Phil Collins - Two Hearts
- Guns N' Roses - Welcome To The Jungle
- Bangles - In Your Room
- Eddie Money - Walk On Water
- Taylor Dayne - Don't Rush Me
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