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Sunday December 18, 1988

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 18, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lizzie Armitstead and Seth Doege. 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 Dear Mili by Wilhelm Grimm was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Bottom Line. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air Warrior II or Ingrid's Back.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 18 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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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 18 December 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
  • R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
  • Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
  • Greek Orthodox Church ? Feast of Sebastian the Martyr
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 18 December
Facts:
  • Seattle Seahawks win their first ever division title with 9-7 record.
  • 5th meeting of San Francisco Giants-New York Jets, Jets win and eliminate Giants from playoffs.

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Sport Games on 18 December 1988

NFL
American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - New Orleans Saints : 9 - 10
  • Buffalo Bills - Indianapolis Colts : 14 - 17
  • Detroit Lions - Tampa Bay Buccaneers : 10 - 21
  • Green Bay Packers - Phoenix Cardinals : 26 - 17
See all American Football game results of 18 December 1988

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 18, 1988 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on December 18, 1988 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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Books

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

Dear Mili

By: Wilhelm Grimm

On September 28, 1983, the discovery of a previously unknown tale by Wilhelm Grimm was reported on the front page of The New York Times.

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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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Gracie

By: George Burns

"SAY GOODNIGHT, GRACIE..." With those now familiar words, George Burns and Gracie Allen bid farewell to devoted audiences at the end of each of their broadcasts throughout the Golden Age of

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ingrid's Back

Ingrid's Back

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, MSX

Genre: Text Adventure

Publisher: Level 9

Fish!

Fish!

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Acorn Archimedes, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Apple Macintosh, MS-DOS, Sinclair Spectrum.

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Rainbird Software

Air Warrior II

Air Warrior II

Platform: Windows, 3DO

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Konami (Air Warrior SVGA) I-Magic (Air Warrior II) EA (AW:MV)

Laser Squad

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Blade Software Micro League Multimedia (PC)

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Freedom Force

Platform: NES,[1] Nintendo Vs. System

Genre: Light gun shooter action

Publisher: Sun Corporation of America

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Home videos

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

A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master

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Cry Freedom

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Funny Farm

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Colors

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