Sunday 25 December 1988, Christmas
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Marco Mengoni and Eric Gordon.
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 Mitla Pass by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Supersense.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crosswize or Decisive Battles of the American Civil War Volume 1: Bull Run to Chancellorsville.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 25 December 1988
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Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 25 December 1988 ?
- Christmas Day is a Christian holiday on this day celebrating the Nativity of Jesus. It is a public holiday in many countries, including almost everywhere in the Americas, most European nations, the Philippines and most of Oceania, some African countries, the Commonwealth of Nations, and various other countries and regions. Many non-Christians, including non-theists, celebrate secular aspects of the holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Some
- Pakistan - Quaid's Day is celebrated as a national holiday in Pakistan in honour of the birth of Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
- British Isles - a quarter day in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. (but not in Scotland)
- Roman festivals - (re)birth of Sol Invictus, the winter solstice feast in the Roman Empire since 274.
- Marco Mengoni: Italian singer-songwriter.
- Eric Gordon: American basketball player.
- Joãozinho : Brazilian footballer.
- Joseph Bishop: American earthquake fatality, one of four kids in his family.
- Lukas Hinds-Johnson: German rugby player.
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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?