Friday December 30, 1988
US date format: 12/30/1988, UK date format: 30/12/1988
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 30, 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 Kirsty-Leigh Porter and Leon Jackson.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Every Rose Has Its Thorn by Poison.
In UK Heaven Is A Place On Earth by Belinda Carlisle was in the top 5 hits.
War Requiem, directed by Derek Jarman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while Alaska by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fauji.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galactic Protector or Apache 3.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 30, 1988?
- The sixth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- R.C. Saints - Pope Felix I (optional memorial)
- Philippines - Rizal Day
- Oliver North subpoenas Ronald Reagan and George Bush as defense witnesses for upcoming trial.
- Mercedes-Benz pays US$20.2 million fine, failed to meet 1986 US government fuel standard.
- Yuli Daniel: Russian poet and author (d. 1988).
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 30, 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 #10 songs in the UK
- Belinda Carlisle - Heaven Is A Place On Earth
- Kylie & Jason - Especially For You
- Erasure - Crackers International (EP)
- Pet Shop Boys - Always On My Mind
- Neneh Cherry - Buffalo Stance
- Krush - House Arrest
- Mike & The Mechanics - The Living Years
- Morris Minor & The Majors - Stutter Rap (No Sleep 'Til Bedtime)
- Cher - I Found Someone
- Fine Young Cannibals - She Drives Me Crazy
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 30, 1988?
On December 30, 1988 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is December 30, 1988?
On December 30, 1988 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.
Who was the US President on December 30, 1988?
On December 30, 1988 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 30, 1988?
On December 30, 1988 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on December 30, 1988?
On December 30, 1988 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 30, 1988?
On December 30, 1988 several famous people were born including, Kirsty-Leigh Porter, Leon Jackson.
Which famous people died on December 30, 1988?
Famous people died on December 30, 1988 include, Yuli Daniel.
What was the number one song in December 30, 1988?
The number one song in the week of December 30, 1988 was Every Rose Has Its Thorn by Poison in US and Heaven Is A Place On Earth by Belinda Carlisle in UK.
What were the top hits on December 30, 1988?
The top hits on December 30, 1988 were Every Rose Has Its Thorn by Poison, My Prerogative by Bobby Brown, Look Away by Chicago in US and Heaven Is A Place On Earth by Belinda Carlisle, Especially For You by Kylie & Jason, Always On My Mind by Pet Shop Boys in UK.