Monday December 19, 1988
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It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 19, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Paulina Gretzky and Alexis Sánchez.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Every Rose Has Its Thorn by Poison.
In UK Mistletoe And Wine by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits.
Touch of Death, directed by Lucio Fulci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while The First Salute by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Bottom Line.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Forgotten Worlds or Cosmic Camouflage.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 19 December 1988
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Which were the important events of 19 December 1988 ?
- 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
- Roman festivals - Opalia
- Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Paulina Gretzky: American noted family and daughter of Los Angeles Kings star Wayne Gretzky and his wife Janet Jones, who were married in a lavish ceremony at Edmonton, ALB on 16 July 1988.
- Alexis Sánchez: Chilean footballer.
- Alexis Sanchez: Chilean footballer.
- Spoken Reasons: Comedian.
- Peter Winn: English footballer.
- Robert Bernstein: American author and playwright (d. 1988).
- NASA unviels plans for lunar colony and manned missions to Mars
- NASA unveils plans for lunar colony and manned missions to Mars.
- Unexploded WWII bomb found in Frankfurt, Germany-5,000 evacuated.
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Sport Games on 19 December 1988
- Chicago Bears - Minnesota Vikings : 27 - 28
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Poison - Every Rose Has Its Thorn
- Bobby Brown - My Prerogative
- Chicago - Look Away
- Anita Baker - Giving You The Best That I Got
- Boy Meets Girl - Waiting For A Star To Fall
- Phil Collins - Two Hearts
- Guns N' Roses - Welcome To The Jungle
- Bangles - In Your Room
- Eddie Money - Walk On Water
- Taylor Dayne - Don't Rush Me
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
- NO ME HABLEN DE EL - Lucerito
- TU PRESA FACIL - Los Yonic's
- MARACAS - ALBERTO VASQUEZ/JOAN SEBASTIAN
- PEGADO AL TELEFONO - Jorge Muniz
- EL QUE JUEGA CON FUEGO - Lupita D'Alessio
- 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?