Monday December 26, 1988
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It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 26, 1988). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Julianna White and Kayo Satoh.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Every Rose Has Its Thorn by Poison.
In UK Especially For You by Kylie & Jason was in the top 5 hits.
War Requiem, directed by Derek Jarman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while Spy Hook by Len Deighton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Bottom Line.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing BattleTech: The Crescent Hawk's Inception or Famicom Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 26 December 1988
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Which were the important events of 26 December 1988 ?
- First day of Kwanzaa
- Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
- Wrenboys celebrate Wren in Ireland
- Period of Ursids meteor shower ends about this day
- Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia - Tsunami Awareness Day/Tsunami Memorial (or Remembrance) Day
- Mandala Pooja at Sabarimala in Kerala, India
- First day of Junkanoo street parade in the Bahamas (the second day is on the New Year's Day)
- Wren day in Ireland and the Isle of Man.
- Boxing Day in the Commonwealth of Nations.
- The first day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- St. Stephen's Day, a public holiday in Catalonia, Croatia, Czech Republic, and the Republic of Ireland.
- R.C. Saints - Saint Stephen
- South Africa - Day of Goodwill, a public holiday
- Slovenia - Independence and Unity Day (1990)
Famous Birthdays:26 December
- John Loder: Actor (Sabotage, Java Head), dies at 90.
- Legs Diamond opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 64 performances
- Anti African student rebellion in China PR
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Sport Games on 26 December 1988
- Los Angeles Rams - Minnesota Vikings : 17 - 28
Planetary positions on this day
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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
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Belinda Carlisle - Heaven Is A Place On Earth
- Especially For You - Kylie & Jason
- Pet Shop Boys - Always On My Mind
- Crackers International (EP) - Erasure
- Neneh Cherry - Buffalo Stance
- Krush - House Arrest
- Stutter Rap (No Sleep 'Til Bedtime) - Morris Minor & The Majors
- Mike & The Mechanics - The Living Years
- Fine Young Cannibals - She Drives Me Crazy
- Cher - I Found Someone
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?