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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..

You can also have a look at the whole 1988 or at December 06 across the years.

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What the sky looked like on 6 December 1988

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Rain Man

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise, Valeria Golino, Gerald R. Molen

Country: United States

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Dangerous Liaisons

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: Glenn Close, John Malkovich, Michelle Pfeiffer, Swoosie Kurtz

Country: United States

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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Directed by: Frank Oz

Starring: Steve Martin, Michael Caine, Glenne Headly, Anton Rodgers

Country: United States

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I'm Gonna Git You Sucka

Directed by: Keenen Ivory Wayans

Starring: Keenen Ivory Wayans, Bernie Casey, Antonio Fargas, Steve James

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Grandmother's House

Directed by: Peter Rader

Starring: Eric Foster, Kim Valentine, Len Lesser, Ida Lee

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Bottom Line

Directed by: Tom Rulon

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Dirty Dancing

Directed by: lionsgate

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Starting from Scratch

Directed by: James Huang

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Scruples

Directed by: Alan J. Levi

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 December 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • 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)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Roy Orbison: American singer and rock and roll songwriter with an original style and stunning tenor voice that earned him the name "The Caruso of Rock.
  • Bill Harris: US guitarist (Clovers - "Love Potion No 9"), dies at age 63.
Facts:
  • 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.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 06, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1988 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Rocio Durcal - Como Tu Mujer
  2. SI EL AMOR SE VA - Roberto Carlos
  3. Angela Carrasco - BOCA ROSA
  4. Eydie Gorme - DE CORAZON A CORAZON
  5. ESTE AMOR QUE HAY QUE CALLAR - Yolandita Monge
  6. MARACAS - ALBERTO VASQUEZ/JOAN SEBASTIAN
  7. AMANTE MIA - Bonny Cepeda
  8. HAZME TUYA UNA VEZ MAS - Isabel Pantoja
  9. MALA NOCHE NO - Veronica Castro
  10. EL QUE JUEGA CON FUEGO - Lupita D'Alessio
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Cliff Richard - Mistletoe And Wine
  2. Especially For You - Kylie & Jason
  3. Cat Among The Pigeons / Silent Night - Bros
  4. Angry Anderson - Suddenly
  5. Robin Beck - First Time

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

One

By: Richard Bach

I gave my life to become the person I am right now. Was it worth it?

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Child Star

By: Shirley Temple Black

Shirley Temple. She was a curly-topped moppet with a saucy grin that lit up the screen and an irrepressible spirit that won America's heart.

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

By: Lewis Grizzard

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,

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A Bright Shining Lie

By: Neil Sheehan

ONE OF THE MOST ACCLAIMED BOOKS OF OUR TIME25th ANNIVERSARY EDITIONWhen he came to Vietnam in 1962, Lieutenant Colonel John Paul Vann was the one clear-sighted participant in an enterpirse riddled

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Konami Wai Wai World

Konami Wai Wai World

Platform: Family Computer Mobile Phones

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Konami

Dangerous Dave

Dangerous Dave

Platform: Apple II, MS-DOS

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Softdisk

8 Eyes

8 Eyes

Platform: NES

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: JP SETA; NA Taxan

Lee Trevino's Fighting Golf

Lee Trevino's Fighting Golf

Platform: Arcade, NES

Genre: Traditional golf simulation

Publisher: SNK

Famicom Wars

Famicom Wars

Platform: Family Computer, Virtual Console (Wii, 3DS, Wii U)

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Nintendo

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

The Couch Trip

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Wall Street

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Above the Law

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Adventures in Babysitting

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Barfly

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