Sunday December 25, 1988, Christmas
US date format: 12/25/1988, UK date format: 25/12/1988
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 25, 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 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 The Last Lion by William Manchester was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fauji.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Apache 3 or Cyborg Hunter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 25, 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.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 25, 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 25, 1988?
On December 25, 1988 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is December 25, 1988?
On December 25, 1988 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.
Who was the US President on December 25, 1988?
On December 25, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 25, 1988?
On December 25, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on December 25, 1988?
On December 25, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 25, 1988?
On December 25, 1988 several famous people were born including, Marco Mengoni, Eric Gordon, Joãozinho .
Which famous people died on December 25, 1988?
Famous people died on December 25, 1988 include, Ooka Shohei, Edward Pelham-Clinton.
What was the number one song in December 25, 1988?
The number one song in the week of December 25, 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 25, 1988?
The top hits on December 25, 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.