Thursday 29 December 1988
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Agnes Szavay and Eric Berry.
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 Visiting... with Huell Howser.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bakutotsu Kijūtei or Laser Squad.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 December 1988 ?
- The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
- Agnes Szavay: Hungarian tennis player.
- Eric Berry: English / US actor (Pippin, 49th Parallel), dies at 80.
- Christen Press: Soccer Player.
- Ágnes Szávay: Hungarian tennis player.
- Mike Beuttler: Egyptian-English race car driver (d. 1988).
- Soviet Red Army hockey team edges New York Islanders, 3-2 at Nassau Coliseum.
- Victorian Post Office Museum in Australia closes.
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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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