Tuesday 6 December 1988
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 6, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
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 One by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Bottom Line.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 8 Eyes or Dangerous Dave.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 December 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
- Also see December 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Saint Nicholas
- Larry Bourgeois: Dancer.
- Nobunaga Shimazaki: Japanese voice actor.
- Ravindra Jadeja: Cricket Player.
- Laurent Bourgeois: Dancer.
- Sandra Nurmsalu: Estonian singer and violinist (Urban Symphony).
- Nils Petersen: German footballer.
- Agnes Neil Williams purchases Baltimore Orioles for $70 million Eli Jacobs becomes CEO of Baltimore Orioles
- Arafat meets prominent American Jews in Stockholm, Sweden
- 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.
- Yasser Arafat meets prominent American Jews in Stockholm, Sweden.
- Merv Hughes takes 13 wickets versus West Indies at the WACA but Australia lose.
- The Australian Capital Territory is granted self-government.
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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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Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?