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Monday December 12, 1988

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 12, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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. Beaches, directed by Garry Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while Mitla Pass by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Bottom Line. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Battle of Olympus or Capcom Bowling.
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What the sky looked like on 12 December 1988

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Movies

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

Beaches

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Bette Midler, Barbara Hershey, John Heard, Spalding Gray

Country: United States

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Working Girl

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Melanie Griffith, Harrison Ford, Sigourney Weaver, Alec Baldwin

Country: United States

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The Boost

Directed by: Harold Becker

Starring: James Woods, Sean Young, John Kapelos, Steven Hill

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The Dark Side of the Sun

Directed by: Bozidar 'Bota' Nikolic

Starring: Guy Boyd, Brad Pitt, Cheryl Pollak, Constantin Nitchoff

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Rain Man

Directed by: Barry Levinson

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

Country: United States

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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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Legend of the Galactic Heroes

Starring: Tesshô Genda, Jôji Nakata, Shô Hayami, Ryûsei Nakao

Country: Japan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 December 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • 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)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ham Eun-jeong: Korean singer and actress.
  • Romy Perrier: Belgian singer, performing in French, participant in various TV talent shows between 2007 and 2012.
  • Alfred Morris: Football Player.
  • Hahm Eun-Jung: South Korean singer dancer and actress (T-ara and T-ara N4).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 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.
  • The Clapham Junction rail crash kills 35 and injures 132.

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Sport Games on 12 December 1988

NFL
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  • Cleveland Browns - Miami Dolphins : 31 - 38
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 12, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Mitla Pass

By: Leon Uris

Writer Gideon Zadok leaves the glitter of Hollywood for the newly created State of Israel, where he learns much about himself and love while covering a dangerous military operation

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A Brief History Of Time

By: Stephen W. Hawking

Stephen Hawking has earned a reputation as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein. In this landmark volume, Professor Hawking shares his blazing intellect with nonscientists everywhere, guiding us expertly to

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All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

By: Robert Fulghum

Twenty-five years ago, Robert Fulghum published a simple credo—a credo that became the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Battle of Olympus

The Battle of Olympus

Platform: NES, Game Boy

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: JP Imagineer; NA Brøderbund; EU Nintendo; EU Imagineer (Game Boy)

Inside Outing

Inside Outing

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Atari ST, Commodore Amiga

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: NA Epyx; EU The Edge Software

Gain Ground

Gain Ground

Platform: Sega System 24, Sega Master System, Mega Drive/Genesis, TurboGrafx-16 CD

Genre: Action game, strategy video game, real-time tactical shooter

Publisher: Sega

Battlehawks 1942

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Flight simulation

Publisher: Lucasfilm Games

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Capcom Bowling

Capcom Bowling

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simumlation

Publisher: Capcom P&P Enterprises

Home videos

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

Maniac Cop

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Mothra

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Switching Channels

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La Bamba

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Fatal Attraction

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