Friday 23 December 1988
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ryan Mania and Mallory Hagan.
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 You Rang, M'Lord?.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Godzilla: Monster of Monsters! or Impossible Mission II.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 23 December 1988 ?
- Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
- Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
- Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
- R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
- Sweden - Birthday of Queen Silvia, an official flag day
- Japan - The Emperor's Birthday - Birthday of Akihito, the current Emperor of Japan
- Roman festivals - Larentalia, a festival in honor of Larenta
- Ancient Latvia - Ziemassvetki held
- Ryan Mania: British National Hunt jockey, most famous for winning the 2013 Grand National at starting odds of 66/1.
- Mallory Hagan: Model.
- Eliana Ramos: Model.
- Swagg Man: Rapper.
- Thomai Apergi: Greek singer.
- Eri Kamei: Japanese singer and actress (Morning Musume Morning Musume Sakuragumi and Tanpopo)
- Yuka Kashino: Japanese singer and dancer
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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