What Happened on December 19, 1988

Historical Events

  • NASA unveils plans for lunar colony & manned missions to Mars
  • Oklahoma's College football team gets 3 year probation
  • Unexploded WW II bomb found in Frankfurt, Germany-5,000 evacuated
1988 History

Famous Birthdays

Alexis Sánchez (34 years old)

Chilean footballer (Arsenal, Chilean national team) considered one of the greatest Chilean players of all time, born in Tocopilla, Chile

  • Paulina Gretzky, American-born Canadian actress and model
  • Peter Winn, English footballer
Born in 1988

About December 19, 1988

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Every Rose Has Its Thorn - Poison
  • UK #1 Song: Mistletoe And Wine - Cliff Richard