Monday December 12, 1988
US date format: 12/12/1988, UK date format: 12/12/1988
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 12, 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 Ham Eun-jeong and Romy Perrier.
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.
Working Girl, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while The Sands Of Time by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Bottom Line.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gradius II or The Guardian Legend.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 12, 1988?
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
- Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
- 3 trains collide in London, 40 die
- Sandra Miller of Queens sues Mike Tyson for sexual harassment
- New York City Subway system adds new stations (the Z line).
- The Clapham Junction rail crash kills thirty-five and injures hundreds after two collisions of three commuter trains : one of the worst train crashes in the United Kingdom.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 12, 1988?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Chicago - Look Away
- Poison - Every Rose Has Its Thorn
- Anita Baker - Giving You The Best That I Got
- Bobby Brown - My Prerogative
- Boy Meets Girl - Waiting For A Star To Fall
- Will To Power - Baby, I Love Your Way/Freebird Medley
- Duran Duran - I Don't Want Your Love
- Breathe - How Can I Fall?
- Guns N' Roses - Welcome To The Jungle
- Eddie Money - Walk On Water
Top #5 songs in the UK
Sport Games on December 12, 1988
- Cleveland Browns - Miami Dolphins : 31 - 38
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next December 12If December 12, 1988 is your birthday you're 31 years, 9 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 14 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 12, 1988?
On December 12, 1988 the day of the week was Monday.
What zodiac sign is December 12, 1988?
On December 12, 1988 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.
Who was the US President on December 12, 1988?
On December 12, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 12, 1988?
On December 12, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on December 12, 1988?
On December 12, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 12, 1988?
On December 12, 1988 several famous people were born including, Ham Eun-jeong, Romy Perrier, Alfred Morris.
Which famous people died on December 12, 1988?
Famous people died on December 12, 1988 include, John Canning, Anthony ''Tony Pro'' Provenzano.
What was the number one song in December 12, 1988?
The number one song in the week of December 12, 1988 was Look Away by Chicago in US and Mistletoe And Wine by Cliff Richard in UK.
What were the top hits on December 12, 1988?
The top hits on December 12, 1988 were Look Away by Chicago, Every Rose Has Its Thorn by Poison, Giving You The Best That I Got by Anita Baker 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.