Tuesday December 06, 1988
US date format: 12/6/1988, UK date format: 6/12/1988
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 6, 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 Laurent Bourgeois (Les Twins) and Larry Bourgeois (Les Twins).
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 The Queen Of The Damned by Anne Rice was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Bottom Line.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beyond the Ice Palace or King of Kings.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 06, 1988?
- Spain - Constitution Day
- Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
- Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
- Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
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- Agnes Neil Williams purchases Baltimore Orioles for $70 million Eli Jacobs becomes CEO of Baltimore Orioles
- STS-27 Atlantis lands in California after secret mission
- Milwaukee Bucks win their 1,000th NBA game (second fastest).
- Nelson Mandela is transferred to Victor Vester Prison, Capetown, South Africa.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 06, 1988?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Chicago - Look Away
- Will To Power - Baby, I Love Your Way/Freebird Medley
- 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 #5 songs in the UK
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
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next December 06If December 06, 1988 is your birthday you're 31 years, 9 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 9 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 06, 1988?
On December 06, 1988 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is December 06, 1988?
On December 06, 1988 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.
Who was the US President on December 06, 1988?
On December 06, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 06, 1988?
On December 06, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on December 06, 1988?
On December 06, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 06, 1988?
On December 06, 1988 several famous people were born including, Laurent Bourgeois (Les Twins), Larry Bourgeois (Les Twins), Katie O'Donnell
Which famous people died on December 06, 1988?
Famous people died on December 06, 1988 include, Roy Orbison, Bill Harris
What was the number one song in December 06, 1988?
The number one song in the week of December 06, 1988 was Look Away by Chicago in US and Mistletoe And Wine by Cliff Richard in UK
What were the top hits on December 06, 1988?
The top hits on December 06, 1988 were Look Away by Chicago, Baby, I Love Your Way/Freebird Medley by Will To Power, 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