Sunday December 04, 1988

US date format: 12/4/1988, UK date format: 4/12/1988

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 4, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Marwan Berreni and Michael Fjordbak. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Baby, I Love Your Way/Freebird Medley by Will To Power. In UK Mistletoe And Wine by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Camille Claudel, directed by Bruno Nuytten, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Till We Meet Again by Judith Krantz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Bottom Line. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battlehawks 1942 or The Computer Edition of Scrabble.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman festivals - secret ceremonies in honor of Bona Dea
  • R.C. Saints - Saint John of Damascus: optional memorial; also Saint Barbara
  • Santerfa, Lukumf - Day of Shango
  • International Hug Day. See Also: January 21st, National Hugging Day
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Events

  • Actor Gary Busey critically injured in motorcycle crash
  • Amy Benz / John Huston wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
  • Orioles trade veteran 1B Eddie Murray to the Dodgers

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Famous Deaths

Movies

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Camille Claudel

Camille Claudel

Directed by: Bruno Nuytten

Starring: Isabelle Adjani, Gérard Depardieu, Madeleine Robinson, Laurent Grévill

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: John Neville, Eric Idle, Sarah Polley, Oliver Reed

Country: United States of America

Twins

Twins

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Danny DeVito, Kelly Preston, Chloe Webb

Country: United States of America

Mississippi Burning

Mississippi Burning

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Gene Hackman, Willem Dafoe, Frances McDormand, Brad Dourif

Country: United States of America

The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

Directed by: David Zucker

Starring: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, O.J. Simpson, Ricardo Montalban

Country: United States of America

Sport Games on December 04, 1988

Sport Games on December 04, 1988


NFL

American Football
  • Buffalo Bills - Tampa Bay Buccaneers : 5 - 10
  • Dallas Cowboys - Cleveland Browns : 21 - 24
  • Denver Broncos - Los Angeles Raiders : 20 - 21
  • Green Bay Packers - Detroit Lions : 14 - 30
  • Indianapolis Colts - Miami Dolphins : 31 - 28
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TV Series

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The Bottom Line

The Bottom Line

Directed by: Tom Rulon

Starting from Scratch

Starting from Scratch

Directed by: James Huang

Scruples

Scruples

Directed by: Alan J. Levi

Siebenstein

Siebenstein

Nase vorn

Nase vorn

Days to next December 04

If December 04, 1988 is your birthday you're 31 years, 9 months, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 4 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Till We Meet Again by Judith Krantz

Till We Meet Again

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Eve dared. . . Eve, with passion that overruled her total innocence, ran away from home to live in unrepentant sin; won stardom singing on the stage of the Parisian music

Don'T Bend Over In The Garden, Granny, You Know Them Taters Got Eyes by Lewis Grizzard

Don'T Bend Over In The Garden, Granny, You Know Them Taters Got Eyes

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This time Lewis Grizzard has gone and done it--written a book about sex, as seen through his bespectacled, ironic squint. He tells us why Junior Leaguers don't do it in groups,

Dragonsdawn by Anne McCaffrey

Dragonsdawn

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Deadly spores threaten the human colony of Pern unless the colonists, with help from geneticist Kitti Ping, can develop fire-breathing dragons to combat the menace.

Anything For Billy by Larry McMurtry

Anything For Billy

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The first time I saw Billy he came walking out of a cloud....Welcome to the wild, hot-blooded adventures of Billy the Kid, the American West's most legendary outlaw.

Long Time Gone by and Carl Gottlieb

Long Time Gone

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A thorough and candid autobiography that is both a personal journey and a cultural history of American pop music. From the early folk era to the Golden Age of rock

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Beyond the Ice Palace

Beyond the Ice Palace

Platform: Amiga Amstrad CPC Atari ST Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Elite Systems

Battlehawks 1942

Battlehawks 1942

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Flight simulation

Publisher: Lucasfilm Games

The Computer Edition of Scrabble

The Computer Edition of Scrabble

Platform: Apple II, DOS, Macintosh

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Virgin Interactive Entertainment

Capcom Bowling

Capcom Bowling

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simumlation

Publisher: Capcom P&P Enterprises

The Legendary Axe

The Legendary Axe

Platform: TurboGrafx-16

Genre: Platform

Publisher: JP Victor Interactive Software; NA NEC

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 04, 1988?

On December 04, 1988 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is December 04, 1988?

On December 04, 1988 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 04, 1988?

On December 04, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 04, 1988?

On December 04, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 04, 1988?

On December 04, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 04, 1988?

On December 04, 1988 several famous people were born including, Marwan Berreni, Michael Fjordbak, Andriy Pylyavskyi.

Which famous people died on December 04, 1988?

Famous people died on December 04, 1988 include, Osman Achmatowicz.

What was the number one song in December 04, 1988?

The number one song in the week of December 04, 1988 was Baby, I Love Your Way/Freebird Medley by Will To Power in US and Mistletoe And Wine by Cliff Richard in UK.

What were the top hits on December 04, 1988?

The top hits on December 04, 1988 were Baby, I Love Your Way/Freebird Medley by Will To Power, Look Away by Chicago, How Can I Fall? by Breathe in US and Mistletoe And Wine by Cliff Richard, Especially For You by Kylie & Jason, Cat Among The Pigeons / Silent Night by Bros in UK.


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