Monday December 5, 1988
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It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 5, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Liz Gleadle and Ross Bagley.
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.
Rain Man, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while Breathing Lessons by Anne Tyler was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Bottom Line.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing King of Kings or Konami '88.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 5 December 1988
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Which were the important events of 5 December 1988 ?
- Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
- Day of the Ninja
- Austria - Krampus
- Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
- Roman festivals - Faunalia celebrated in honor of Faunus (according to Horace, Odes 3.18)
- Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK - Saint Nicholas Eve (whom Dutch speakers call Sinterklaas, which became in other languages Santa Claus)
- Liz Gleadle
- Chadtronic : YouTube Star.
- Ross Bagley: TV Actor.
- Joanna Rowsell: English cyclist.
- Miralem Sulejmani: Serbian footballer.
- NC federal grand jury indict PTL founder Jim Bakker on fraud and conspiracy
- North Carolina federal grand jury indicts PTL founder Jim Bakker on fraud and conspiracy.
- Shuttle Atlantis (STS-27) launches world's first nuclear-war-fighting satellite.
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Sport Games on 5 December 1988
- Chicago Bears - Los Angeles Rams : 3 - 23
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Chicago - Look Away
- Baby, I Love Your Way/Freebird Medley - Will To Power
- Breathe - How Can I Fall?
- Duran Duran - I Don't Want Your Love
- Anita Baker - Giving You The Best That I Got
- Poison - Every Rose Has Its Thorn
- Boy Meets Girl - Waiting For A Star To Fall
- Bobby Brown - My Prerogative
- Guns N' Roses - Welcome To The Jungle
- Eddie Money - Walk On Water
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Boys - Dial My Heart
- Cherrelle - Everything I Miss At Home
- Surface - I Missed
- Cameo - You Make Me Work
- Ziggy Marley And The Melody Makers - Tumblin' Down
- Freddie Jackson - Hey Lover
- Roberta Flack - Oasis
- Cheryl Pepsii Riley - Thanks For My Child
- Michael Jackson - Smooth Criminal
- Vesta - Sweet, Sweet Love
Top #10 Latin songs
- Rocio Durcal - Como Tu Mujer
- SI EL AMOR SE VA - Roberto Carlos
- Angela Carrasco - BOCA ROSA
- Eydie Gorme - DE CORAZON A CORAZON
- ESTE AMOR QUE HAY QUE CALLAR - Yolandita Monge
- MARACAS - ALBERTO VASQUEZ/JOAN SEBASTIAN
- AMANTE MIA - Bonny Cepeda
- HAZME TUYA UNA VEZ MAS - Isabel Pantoja
- MALA NOCHE NO - Veronica Castro
- EL QUE JUEGA CON FUEGO - Lupita D'Alessio
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