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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..

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Old Newspapers

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What the sky looked like on 7 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 7 December 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • United States - Pearl Harbor Day (observance)
  • International Civil Aviation Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ambrose: Memorial
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 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.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 07, 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 ?

Breathing Lessons

By: Anne Tyler

Maggie and Ira Moran have been married for twenty-eight years–and it shows: in their quarrels, in their routines, in their ability to tolerate with affection each other’s eccentricities.

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Seven Stories Of Christmas Love

By: Leo Buscaglia

This holiday classic contains personal stories based on Christmas memories. Five of the stories appeared originally in Woman's Day magazine, which initiated a tradition of printing an annual Buscaglia Christmas story

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Christmas In America

By: David Cohen

Christmas In America: Images Of The Holiday Season By 100 Of America's Leading P

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The Polar Express

By: Chris Van Allsburg

This holiday season, remind everyone that the world is full of wonder - all one must do is look for it, and listen...and believe. This lavish, limited edition box set will bring the magic into your home and enchant all ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Chopper I

Chopper I

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: SNK

By Fair Means or Foul aka Pro Boxing Simulator

By Fair Means or Foul aka Pro Boxing Simulator

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Fighting game, Sports game

Publisher: Superior/Acornsoft Superior/Alligata Codemasters

Hidden Agenda

Hidden Agenda

Platform: Macintosh, DOS

Genre: Government simulation game

Publisher: Springboard

Death Bringer Galdregon's Domain

Death Bringer Galdregon's Domain

Platform: Amiga, C64, TurboGrafx-CD, Sharp X68000

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Spotlight Software Telenet Japan (Sharp X68000)

King of Kings

King of Kings

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Turn-based strategy wargame

Publisher: Namco

Home videos

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

Maniac Cop

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Three O'Clock High

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Off Limits

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Good Morning, Vietnam

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Bad Dreams

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