Wednesday 7 December 1988
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 7, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Emily Browning and Emily Browning.
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 Hidden Agenda or Chopper I.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 7 December 1988
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 7 December 1988 ?
- United States - Pearl Harbor Day (observance)
- International Civil Aviation Day
- R.C. Saints - Saint Ambrose: Memorial
- Emily Browning: Movie Actress.
- Emily Browning: Movie Actress.
- Benjamin Clementine: Artist.
- Asia Smith: American actress.
- Toru Yamashita
- Angelina Gabueva: Russian tennis player.
- Butsakon Tantiphana: Thai actress and singer.
- Nathan Adrian: American swimmer.
- Asia Ray Smith: American actress.
- Emily Berrington: Actress.
- 6.9 earthquake in Armenia, Spitak destroyed, 60,000 killed
- Armenian SSR rocked by earthquake, 8 on Richter scale (55,000 die)
- Earthquake in Armenia (more than 25,000 killed, 5,000,000 homeless)
- Rangers sign free-agent pitcher Nolan Ryan to a one-year contract
- New York Islanders fire Terry Simpson; Al Arbour new coach.
- Gorbachev announces ten percent unilateral Soviet troop reductions at United Nations.
- Mikhail Gorbachev cheered by Wall Street crowds upon arrival in New York City.
- Spitak Earthquake: In Armenia an earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale kills nearly 25,000, injures 15,000 and leaves 400,000 homeless.
- Yasser Arafat recognizes the right of Israel to exist.
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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
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?