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Monday December 26, 1988

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..

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What the sky looked like on 26 December 1988

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

War Requiem

Directed by: Derek Jarman

Starring: Nathaniel Parker, Tilda Swinton, Laurence Olivier, Patricia Hayes

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Touch of Death

Directed by: Lucio Fulci

Starring: Brett Halsey, Ria De Simone, Al Cliver, Sacha Darwin

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Robo Vampire

Directed by: Godfrey Ho

Starring: Robin Mackay, Nian Watts, Harry Myles, Joe Browne

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Beaches

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Bette Midler, Barbara Hershey, John Heard, Spalding Gray

Country: United States

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Working Girl

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Melanie Griffith, Harrison Ford, Sigourney Weaver, Alec Baldwin

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Bottom Line

Directed by: Tom Rulon

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Dirty Dancing

Directed by: lionsgate

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USA Up All Night

Starring: Carla Ulbrich

Country: United States

T.Bag and the Revenge of the T.Set

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 December 1988 ?

Holidays:
  • 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
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 26 December
Famous Deaths:
  • John Loder: Actor (Sabotage, Java Head), dies at 90.
Facts:
  • 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

NFL
American Football
  • Los Angeles Rams - Minnesota Vikings : 17 - 28
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 26, 1988 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1988?

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Spy Hook

By: Len Deighton

The long-awaited reissue of the first part of the classic spy trilogy, HOOK, LINE and SINKER, when the Berlin Wall divided not just a city but a world.Working

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The Polar Express

By: Chris Van Allsburg

This holiday season, remind everyone that the world is full of wonder - all one must do is look for it, and listen...and believe. This lavish, limited edition box set will bring the magic into your home and enchant all ...

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Don'T Bend Over In The Garden, Granny, You Know Them Taters Got Eyes

By: Lewis Grizzard

This time Lewis Grizzard has gone and done it--written a book about sex, as seen through his bespectacled, ironic squint. He tells us why Junior Leaguers don't do it in groups,

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The First Salute

By: Barbara W. Tuchman

Barbara W. Tuchman, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of the classic The Guns of August, turns her sights homeward with this brilliant, insightful narrative of the Revolutionary War.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Face Off

Face Off

Platform: Arcade, Virtual Console

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Namco

BattleTech: The Crescent Hawk's Inception

BattleTech: The Crescent Hawk's Inception

Platform: PC, Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Infocom

Earthlight

Earthlight

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Firebird Software

Amadeus Revenge

Amadeus Revenge

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Music game, Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Systems Editoriale s.r.l.

Famicom Wars

Famicom Wars

Platform: Family Computer, Virtual Console (Wii, 3DS, Wii U)

Genre: Turn-based tactics

Publisher: Nintendo

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Little Nikita

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Full Metal Jacket

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Prince of Darkness

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Moonstruck

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Bad Dreams

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