Tuesday December 20, 1988
US date format: 12/20/1988, UK date format: 20/12/1988
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 20, 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 Andres Bottiglieri Italian and Olivia Thai.
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 Shell Seekers by Rosamunde Pilcher was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fauji.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing King's Quest IV: The Perils of Rosella or Freedom Force.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 20, 1988?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
- Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
- NBC signs lease to stay in New York City for 33 more years.
- Premier Ranasinghe Premadasa elected President of Sri Lanka.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 20, 1988?
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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 #5 songs in the UK
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 20, 1988?
On December 20, 1988 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is December 20, 1988?
On December 20, 1988 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.
Who was the US President on December 20, 1988?
On December 20, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 20, 1988?
On December 20, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on December 20, 1988?
On December 20, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 20, 1988?
On December 20, 1988 several famous people were born including, Andres Bottiglieri Italian, Olivia Thai, KSic Games.
Which famous people died on December 20, 1988?
Famous people died on December 20, 1988 include, Max Robinson, Alphonse Ouimet.
What was the number one song in December 20, 1988?
The number one song in the week of December 20, 1988 was Every Rose Has Its Thorn by Poison in US and Mistletoe And Wine by Cliff Richard in UK.
What were the top hits on December 20, 1988?
The top hits on December 20, 1988 were Every Rose Has Its Thorn by Poison, My Prerogative by Bobby Brown, Look Away by Chicago 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.