Saturday December 17, 1988
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It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 17, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include David Rudisha and Liisa Ehrberg.
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 The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Bottom Line.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Final Blow or Crazy Climber 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 17 December 1988
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Which were the important events of 17 December 1988 ?
- David Rudisha: Kenyan runner.
- Liisa Ehrberg: Estonian cyclist.
- Grethe Grünberg: Estonian ice dancer.
- Jessi : Rapper.
- Craig Sutherland: Scottish footballer.
- USS Tennessee, first submarine to carry Trident 2 missiles, commissioned.
- 77th Davis Cup: Germany beats Sweden in Gothenburg (4-1).
- Bryan Murray becomes the 17th NHL coach to win 300 games (Washington Capitals).
- New York Islanders break 12-game losing streak, beat New Jersey Devils 5-2.
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Sport Games on 17 December 1988
- New England Patriots - Denver Broncos : 10 - 21
- Washington Redskins - Cincinnati Bengals : 17 - 20
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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
- 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
- Baby, I Love Your Way/Freebird Medley - Will To Power
- 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 #10 R&B songs
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
- EL QUE JUEGA CON FUEGO - Lupita D'Alessio
- MARACAS - ALBERTO VASQUEZ/JOAN SEBASTIAN
- NO ME HABLEN DE EL - Lucerito
- ESTE AMOR QUE HAY QUE CALLAR - Yolandita Monge
- Ricardo Montaner - Tan Enamorados
- Tatiana - UN LOBO EN LA NOCHE
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?